Sep 22, 2021
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Street Fighter 2 and Streets of Rage 2 Cover Artist and Painter Mike McGinty Has Passed Away

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The video game world lost a true legend and talent this past weekend, as Street Fighter 2 and Streets of Rage 2 cover artist and painter Mike McGinty has passed away — leaving many gamers who have grown up seeing his work mourning and remembering the contributions he made to the industry.

Breaking the news in a post at Caring Bridge, Mike’s son Jobey wrote a lengthy and heartfelt tribute to his dad — expressing how much of a dedicated artist he was in both finishing his work and setting an example to his son and to other aspiring talents as well.

My Dad was an incredible artist, as everyone knows.  And in true artist fashion, he was also never satisfied with his final work.  Just a couple weeks ago, he said he needed “just one…

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