Masaya Nakamura’s Passing, ‘Pac-Man’, and the Impact of a Clone
The founder of Namco was regarded as “the father of Pac-Man”—and a ‘Pac-Man’ clone played a big part in my introduction to gaming.
Namco Founder Masaya Nakamura Has Died
The man people often referred to as 'the father of Pac-Man' has passed.
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The 20th Anniversary of ‘Tekken 2’ Shows How Slowly Video Games Evolve
In the years since Namco's PlayStation fighter was released, video games look as if they've changed a lot. But they haven't.
'Pac-Man 256' Turns an Iconic Glitch into a Fun, Not-Annoying Free-to-Play Game
A free-to-play Pac-Man game on mobile devices sounds like a recipe for disaster, but the recently released Pac-Man 256 pulls it off beautifully.
Someone Made The Pac-Man Soundtrack 13 Years Before The Game Was Created
This Italian sound experiment from 1967 sounds eerily familiar...
Namco Is Planning Adult Versions of Classic Arcades
The Japanese video game company behind Pac-Man and Space Invaders is rolling out a chain of arcade-restaurants in Chicago.