Bandai Namco have announced that the founder of Namco, Masaya Nakamura has passed away. Nakamura-san founded Namco back in 1955, was the president in 2002 and then became the senior advisor. Bandai then merged with Namco in 2005 to become Namco Bandai Entertainment.
Namco is best known for the extremely popular Pac-Man video game series as well as other titles like Tekken, Time Crisis, Ridge Racer, Soulcalibur.
Our thoughts go out to go out to Mr. Masaya Nakamura’s family and friends.