Monday, January 30, 2017

The “Father Of Pac-Man” Has Died

Masaya Nakamura, the "Father of Pac-Man," died on January 22. He was 91. RIP

Nakamura, who died on Jan. 22, founded Namco, part of Bandai Namco, in 1955. It started out as just two mechanical horse rides on a department store rooftop but went on to pioneer game arcades and amusement parks. Bandai Namco, formed in 2005 from a merger of two game companies, confirmed Monday that Nakamura had died.