Namco founder Masaya Nakamura dies aged 91

Masaya Nakamura, founder of Pac-Man publisher Namco, has died aged 91.

Nakamura, who died on 22nd January, founded the Japanese publisher in 1955. Then the company was called Nakamura Manufacturing and focused on making children's rides for department stores. The company was later renamed Nakamura Amusement Machine Manufacturing Company and shortened to Namco.

Namco went on to become a video game behemoth after buying the Japanese part of Atari in the 1970s. It published groundbreaking...

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