Sad new to report as Bandai Namco have announced that Namco Founder Masaya Nakamura has passed away. He was 91.
Nakamura established Nakamura Manufacturing back in 1955 which renamed to Namco in 1977. He then became the President of Namco in 2002, and then Senior Advisor of Bandai Namco Holdings in 2005. Nakamura also became President of Bandai Namco Games in 2006.