Birthday: July 8, 1984 (Cancer)
Born In: Spennymoor, County Durham
John Bain aka TotalBiscuit was a British video gaming commentator as well as a game critic on the social platform YouTube. He was famous for his role in shoutcasting for video games such as PlanetSide 2 and StarCraft II and also for his gaming commentary videos. His most popular videos were the ones in the "WTF is...?” series that featured first impressions on various games. Incredibly talented and intelligent, Bain had a massive fan following on YouTube. According to Eurogamer, the main reason behind his immense popularity was the commentaries he did on newly developed indie games. However, according to the late game critic, it was his candor and personality that made him successful. Bain, who voiced strong support for customer protection in the gaming industry, had won several awards and recognitions in his lifetime. He has been recognized on numerous prominent video gaming sites including Eurogamer and Technorati. On December 5, 2014, he received the Fan's Choice The Game Award for the "Trending Gamer". He died of cancer on 24 May 2018.