Bernie Drummond Death: Video game designer Bernie Drummond is dead, Cause of Death

Bernie Drummond Death – Cause of Death: ZX Spectrum artist Bernie Drummond has passed away unexpectedly.

Bernie Drummond co-designer and created classics like Head over Heels, Match Day 2 and the Batman with Jon Ritman. With the Batman being the first ever game to feature DC’s Caped Crusader.

Head Over Heels is the second isometric game by Jon Ritman and Bernie Drummond, after the Batman game was released in 1986.

Head Over Heels is an action-adventure video game, released by Ocean Software in 1987 for several 8-bit home computers, and subsequently ported to a wide range of formats.


“For me the first rockstar graphic artist… He produced very distinctive graphics for head over heels, Batman and match day 2. The prince charles robot from head over heels is still a personal favourite.”

“R.I.P Bernie Drummond the insanely talented pixel artist from Batman and Head Over Heels fame which inspired me wanting to work on my own isometric ZXSpectrum game. Will try to get this finished eventually!”

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