Namco Ltd.

1955: Namco (then called Nakamura Manufacturing Ltd.) founded by Masaya Nakamura in Tokyo, Japan.
1972: The beginning of using "Namco" as a brand name.
1974: Enters the coin-operated video game market through aquisition of Atari (Japan) Corp. from Atari Corp. of the U.S.
1977: Changes name to Namco Limited. Established Namco Enterprises Asia Limited in Hong Kong.
1978: Established Namco America Incorporated in California, United States.
1991: Established Namco Europe Limited in London, United Kingdom.
1992: Established Brent Leisure Limited in London, United Kingdom as European manufacturing base and as U.K. distributor of Namco products.
1993: Aquires Alladin Castle, Inc. Thus making Namco the largest arcade operator in the United States.
Established Shanghai Namco Limited in Shanghai, China - a joint venture with Shanghai Municipial Bureau of Culture, to produce and sell amusement machines and to operate amusement arcades.
Established Namco Operations Europe Limited in London, United Kingdom.
1995: Established Namco Holding Corporation in the United States.
1996: Established Namco Ireland Limited in Ireland.
1997: Established Dream Pictures Studion Incorporated, a joint venture with Sony Computer Entertainment, Inc. and Polygon Pictures, Inc., to produce digital contents for computer graphic-based films and entertainment software.

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