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  • News Three New Collections Announced For Upcoming Retro Handheld Evercade

    Namco are on board, plus new carts from Interplay and Atari

    The makers of the Evercade, an upcoming handheld console that connects to your TV and plays collections of retro games which come on cartridges, have announced three new carts, each containing a fresh selection. The biggest news is that there's a new publisher on the platform in the form...

April2019

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  • News Namco Founder Masaya Nakamura Dies Aged 91

    The man who spoke out against Nintendo and Hiroshi Yamauchi

    One of the most influential names in the Japanese video game arena has passed away, it has been revealed. A former engineer in the Japanese navy, Masaya Nakamura established Nakamura Manufacturing in 1955 after purchasing two mechanical horse ride for $3,000. Due to the intense competition...

October2016

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  • News Waka-Waka-Well I Never, Pac-Man Turns 35 Today

    Everyone's favourite pill-popper is all grown up

    Mario and Sonic may be two of gaming's most recognisable faces but even they are young pups when compared to the true elder statesman of interactive entertainment: Pac-Man. 35 years ago, Namco released Toru Iwatani's seminal title in Japanese arcades and began a gaming legend which endures even to...

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  • News New Taiko Drum Master Game Revealed for 3DS

    ...in Japan, that is. Alas.

    Popular Namco rhythm series Taiko no Tatsujin (known as Taiko: Drum Master in the West) will get a new instalment on 3DS in Japan, as reported by Famitsu. Entitled Taiko Drum Master: Don and Katsu’s Space-Time Great Adventure, the new drumming game will arrive 26th June for ¥4,740 (roughly $46 or £28). It will support...

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