This is really a heartbreaking news for video games lovers that Masaya Nakamura the founder of Namco is no more on this earth, this incredible Japanese gentleman has passed away on January 22 at the age of 91 as Bandai Namco has confirmed it.
Well, in 24th of December 1925 Masaya Nakamura was born in Tokyo the city of Japan, and at the age of 25, this young entrepreneur formed Nakamura Manufacturing company at 1955. After then, his organization turned into an early pioneer in computer games and was a prevailing power in the ascent of Japanese arcade machines. The organization was renamed Namco in 1977 as it turned out to be more pervasive, and right up ’til the present time, it has stayed as one of the main computer game organizations in Japan. Nakamura turned into the leader of the organization in 2002 and supervised the merger amongst it and Japanese toy organization, Bandai, in 2006. Besides that, he has another title as an honorable member of the Tokyo Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
Rest in peace
Furthermore, his funeral ceremony will be held among his close family members and friends but later on, fans of Bandai Namco can be permitted to join in a Farewell Gathering event at a TBA date.
However, his contribution to the gaming world is remarkable. He will be remembered as a legend of the game world among video games lover. We “TheTech News” family wish his soul to live in heaven with peace.