Masaya Nakamura who brought Pac-Man to arcades everywhere and founded the gaming company Namco, passed away last week at the age of 91. His death was just announced by Namco.

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Nakamura founded Namco in 1955, it started as a company the operated mechanical horses on department store rooftops. Namco went on to merge with games firm Bandai.

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