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Namco's original logo, used from 1950 to 2005.

Namco is a Japanese video game developer and publisher founded in 1950 who is most well-known for the creation of the Pac-Man series, whose titular character has crossed over with Mario several times. The company was responsible for the Mario Baseball and Donkey Konga series and later merged with Bandai to form Namco Bandai Entertainment in 2005. As Namco Bandai Entertainment, they have assisted Nintendo with the development of the Mario Kart Arcade GP series and Mario Kart 8, HAL Laboratory and Sora Ltd. with the development of Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS/Wii U and Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, and Camelot Software Planning with the development of Mario Sports Superstars. Mario has also crossed over with Pac-Man by serving as the announcer in the Nintendo EAD-developed Pac-Man VS..

List of Mario gamesEdit

  • Pac-Man VS. (2003, co-developed with Nintendo EAD)
  • Donkey Konga (2004)
  • Donkey Konga 2 (2005)
  • Donkey Konga 3: Tabehōdai! Haru Mogitate 50 Kyoku (2005, Japan-only)
  • Mario Superstar Baseball (2005)
  • Mario Kart Arcade GP (2005)
  • Mario Kart Arcade GP 2 (2007)
  • Mario Super Sluggers (2008)
  • Mario Kart Arcade GP DX (2013)
  • Mario Kart 8 (2014, co-developed with Nintendo EAD)
  • Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS/Wii U (2014, co-developed with HAL Laboratory and Sora Ltd.)
  • Mario Sports Superstars (2017, co-developed with Camelot Software Planning)
  • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate (2018, co-developed with HAL Laboratory and Sora Ltd.)