Producer of arcade machines and video games, founded in June 1955. It has developed un video game, Pacman in 1980 which has become famous all over the world. It also created the famous shooting game "Xevious" in 1983 for arcade machine and for "Family Computer" in November 1984. As a recent hit, a beate'em up game "Tekken", was released for an arcade in 1994 and for a PS1 (A.K.A. PSX) in March 1995.
Then they created another hit series called Soul Caliber and released it for the arcade and for the Sega Dreamcast both in 1998, then they made the sequel, Soul Caliber II with three special guests: Link (from Nintendo's Legend of Zelda series) for Nintendo GameCube, Heihachi (from Namco's Tekkan series) for the Sony PS2, and Spawn (from the famous comic series) on Microsoft XBOX, all three in 2003.
Today, Nintendo and Namco teams up together in order to produce better video games, like a new Star Fox title called Star Fox Assault, the Donkey Konga and Jungle Beat series, and an all new Mario Kart: Arcade GP (which the companies may released it in North America and Europe later along with F-ZERO AX).
If Nintendo and Namco became one dangerous company, it would be like calling it "Namtendo".
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