Namcot

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Namcot
Type Brand of Bandai Namco Holdings
Founded 1984 (merged into Namco in 1995)
Headquarters Tokyo, Japan
Key people Masaya Nakamura, founder
Industry video games
Products Video games
Employees not disclosed
Website N/A

Namcot is a brand owned by Bandai Namco Holdings.

Foundation

Namcot was founded in 1984 as the console games division of Namco.

Merger into Namco

Namcot was merged into Namco in 1995.

Brand revival

Bandai Namco Entertainment, the company formed in 2005 after Bandai and Namco merged, revived the Namcot label in 2020 for the Namcot Collection.

Namcot games owned by WEC Museum

Title Year System Added to museum Notes
Pac-Man 1987 NES November 3, 2020 The WEC owns the licensed version published by Tengen, complete with a box and manual.

Emulated Namcot games owned by WEC Museum

Title Year System Added to museum Notes
Galaxian 1984 Famicom Windows: November 2, 2020
Switch: April 14, 2021
Evercade: May 1, 2021
The Famicom version is in Namco Museum Archives Vol. 1 for Switch and Windows owned by the WEC Museum.
The Famicom version is in Namco Museum Collection 1 for Evercade owned by the WEC Museum.
Mappy 1984 Famicom Windows: November 2, 2020
Switch: April 14, 2021
Evercade: May 1, 2021
The Famicom version is in Namco Museum Archives Vol. 1 for Switch and Windows owned by the WEC Museum.
The Famicom version is in Namco Museum Collection 1 for Evercade owned by the WEC Museum.
Pac-Man 1984 NES/Famicom NES Classic: June 22, 2017
Famicom Mini: August 10, 2017
Windows: November 2, 2020
Switch: April 14, 2021
Evercade: May 1, 2021
The NES version is in the NES Classic Edition owned by the WEC Museum.
The Famicom version is in the Famicom Mini owned by the WEC Museum.
The Famicom version is in Namco Museum Archives Vol. 1 for Switch and Windows owned by the WEC Museum.
The Famicom version is in Namco Museum Collection 2 for Evercade owned by the WEC Museum.
Xevious 1984 Famicom Windows: November 2, 2020
Switch: April 14, 2021
Evercade: May 1, 2021
The Famicom version is in Namco Museum Archives Vol. 1 for Switch and Windows owned by the WEC Museum.
The Famicom version is in Namco Museum Collection 2 for Evercade owned by the WEC Museum.
Battle City 1985 Famicom Windows: November 2, 2020
Switch: April 14, 2021
The Famicom version is in Namco Museum Archives Vol. 2 for Windows owned by the WEC Museum.
Dig Dug 1985 Famicom Windows: November 2, 2020
Switch: April 14, 2021
Evercade: May 1, 2021
The Famicom version is in Namco Museum Archives Vol. 1 for Switch and Windows owned by the WEC Museum.
The Famicom version is in Namco Museum Collection 1 for Evercade owned by the WEC Museum.
Dig Dug II 1985 Famicom Windows: November 2, 2020
Switch: April 14, 2021
Evercade: May 1, 2021
The Famicom version is in Namco Museum Archives Vol. 1 for Switch and Windows owned by the WEC Museum.
The Famicom version is in Namco Museum Collection 2 for Evercade owned by the WEC Museum.
Galaga 1985 NES/Famicom NES Classic: June 22, 2017
Famicom Mini: August 10, 2017
Windows: November 2, 2020
Switch: April 14, 2021
Evercade: May 1, 2021
The NES version is in the NES Classic Edition owned by the WEC Museum.
The Famicom version is in the Famicom Mini owned by the WEC Museum.
The Famicom version is in Namco Museum Archives Vol. 1 for Switch and Windows owned by the WEC Museum.
The Famicom version is in Namco Museum Collection 2 for Evercade owned by the WEC Museum.
Pac-Land 1985 Famicom Windows: November 2, 2020
Switch: April 14, 2021
The Famicom version is in Namco Museum Archives Vol. 2 for Windows owned by the WEC Museum.
Star Luster 1985 Famicom Evercade: May 1, 2021 The Famicom version is in Namco Museum Collection 2 for Evercade owned by the WEC Museum.
Warpman 1985 Famicom Evercade: May 1, 2021 The Famicom version is in Namco Museum Collection 2 for Evercade owned by the WEC Museum.
Super Xevious 1986 Famicom Windows: November 2, 2020
Switch: April 14, 2021
The Famicom version is in Namco Museum Archives Vol. 2 for Windows owned by the WEC Museum.
The Tower of Druaga 1986 Famicom Windows: November 2, 2020
Switch: April 14, 2021
Evercade: May 1, 2021
The Famicom version is in Namco Museum Archives Vol. 1 for Switch and Windows owned by the WEC Museum.
The Famicom version is in Namco Museum Collection 2 for Evercade owned by the WEC Museum.
Dragon Buster 1987 Famicom Windows: November 2, 2020
Switch: April 14, 2021
The Famicom version is in Namco Museum Archives Vol. 1 for Switch and Windows owned by the WEC Museum.
Dragon Spirit: The New Legend 1987 NES Windows: November 2, 2020
Switch: April 14, 2021
Evercade: May 1, 2021
The Famicom version is in Namco Museum Archives Vol. 1 for Switch and Windows owned by the WEC Museum.
The Famicom version is in Namco Museum Collection 2 for Evercade owned by the WEC Museum.
Legacy of the Wizard 1987 NES Windows: November 2, 2020
Switch: April 14, 2021
Published by Namcot, developed by Nihon Falcom.
The NES version is in Namco Museum Archives Vol. 2 for Windows owned by the WEC Museum.
Mappy-Land 1987 Famicom Windows: November 2, 2020
Switch: April 14, 2021
The Famicom version is in Namco Museum Archives Vol. 2 for Windows owned by the WEC Museum.
Pac-Mania 1987 Famicom Flashback Blast: April 20, 2020 The Famicom version is on the Bandai Namco Flashback Blast! owned by the WEC Museum.
Sky Kid 1987 Famicom Windows: November 2, 2020
Switch: April 14, 2021
The Famicom version is in Namco Museum Archives Vol. 1 for Switch and Windows owned by the WEC Museum.
Dragon Buster II 1989 Famicom Windows: November 2, 2020
Switch: April 14, 2021
The Famicom version is in Namco Museum Archives Vol. 2 for Windows owned by the WEC Museum.
Mappy Kids 1989 Famicom Evercade: May 1, 2021 The Famicom version is in Namco Museum Collection 1 for Evercade owned by the WEC Museum.
Mendel Palace 1989 NES Windows: November 2, 2020
Switch: April 14, 2021
Published by Namcot, developed by Game Freak. The NES version is in Namco Museum Archives Vol. 2 for Windows owned by the WEC Museum.
Rolling Thunder 1989 Famicom Windows: November 2, 2020
Switch: April 14, 2021
The Famicom version is in Namco Museum Archives Vol. 2 for Windows owned by the WEC Museum.
Splatterhouse: Wanpaku Grafitti 1989 Famicom Windows: November 2, 2020
Switch: April 14, 2021
The Famicom version is in Namco Museum Archives Vol. 2 for Windows owned by the WEC Museum.
Wagan Land 1989 Famicom Switch: October 30, 2020 The Famicom version is in Namcot Collection for Switch owned by the WEC Museum.
Gaplus 2020 NES Windows: November 2, 2020
Switch: April 14, 2021
Developed by M2, published under the Namcot label. The NES version is in Namco Museum Archives Vol. 2 for Windows owned by the WEC Museum.
Pac-Man Championship Edition 2020 NES Windows: November 2, 2020
Switch: April 14, 2021
Developed by M2 and Coke774, published under the Namcot label. The NES version is in Namco Museum Archives Vol. 1 for Switch and Windows owned by the WEC Museum.