Masaya Nakamura, the father of Pacman, passed away at age 91. Nakamura founded Namco. Namco is the arcade game company that created Pacman and other well known videos games.
Pacman revolutionized the video game world. Pacman put arcade games on the map. There was even the song, Pacman Fever about the popularity of Pacman. Pacman helped changed the way teens wasted time in the 80s.
Rest In Peace Mr Nakamura.