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[[File:Namco_Bandai_Logo.jpg|thumb|174px|right|The Namco Bandai logo, circa 2010]]
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'''Namco Bandai Games Inc.''' is a video game developer and publisher based in Tokyo, Japan. Namco Bandai Games is the product of a 2006 merger between Namco and Bandai, two separate video game developers (with the latter also being a toy manufacturer). In the United States and Europe, video game publishing is handled by subsidiary companies named Namco Bandai Games America and Namco Bandai Games Europe, respectively.
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'''Bandai Namco Games Inc.''', typically officially stylized as '''BANDAI NAMCO Games Inc.''' (㈱バンダイナムコゲームス) and abbreviated as BNGI, is a video game developer and publisher based in Tokyo, Japan. BNGI is the product of a 2006 merger between {{wp|Bandai}} and {{wp|Namco}}, two separate video game developers (with the former also being a toy manufacturer). In the United States and Europe, video game publishing is handled by subsidiary companies named BANDAI NAMCO Games America Inc and BANDAI NAMCO Games Europe S.A.S, respectively.
   
Namco Bandai Games has been the publisher of the [[Ace Combat (series)|''Ace Combat'' series]] starting with ''[[Ace Combat Zero: The Belkan War]]'' since it was the first ''Ace Combat'' game to release after the merger. Before the merger, the ''Ace Combat'' series was published by Namco alone.
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Bandai Namco Games has been the publisher of the [[Ace Combat (series)|''Ace Combat'' series]] starting with ''[[Ace Combat Zero: The Belkan War]]'' since it was the first ''Ace Combat'' game to release after the merger. Before the merger, the ''Ace Combat'' series was published by Namco alone. Outside of Japan, the games were listed as being published by Namco Bandai Games until 2014 when the company's name was changed to "Bandai Namco" across all of their subsidiaries.
   
Since ''[[Ace Combat 04: Shattered Skies]]'', an internal development team within Namco, and later Namco Bandai Games, was accredited to the development of the ''Ace Combat'' series. The team was known as "The AC04 Project" for ''Ace Combat 04'', and was then renamed to [[Project Aces]] for all of their subsequent games. Project Aces continues to handle development of the console games, while other development teams outside of Namco Bandai Games (such as [[Access Games]]) have worked on other titles.
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Since ''[[Ace Combat 04: Shattered Skies]]'', an internal development team within the company was accredited to the development of the ''Ace Combat'' series. The team was known as "The AC04 Project" for ''Ace Combat 04'', and was then renamed to [[Project Aces]] for all of their subsequent games. Project Aces continues to handle development of the console games, while other development teams outside of BNGI (such as [[Access Games]]) have worked on other titles.
   
In addition to ''{{wp|Ace Combat}}'', Namco Bandai Games is also known for the ''{{wp|Tales (series)|Tales}}'', ''{{wp|Soul (series)|Soul}}'', ''{{wp|Tekken}}'', ''{{wp|Ridge Racer (series)|Ridge Racer}}'', and ''{{wp|List of Pac-Man video games|Pac-Man}}'' series of video games.
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In addition to ''{{wp|Ace Combat}}'', Bandai Namco Games is also known for the ''{{wp|Tales (series)|Tales}}'', ''{{wp|Soul (series)|Soul}}'', ''{{wp|Tekken}}'', ''{{wp|Ridge Racer (series)|Ridge Racer}}'', and ''{{wp|List of Pac-Man video games|Pac-Man}}'' series of video games.
   
 
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File:Logo namco.jpg|Namco's old logo before merging with Bandai
 
File:Logo namco.jpg|Namco's old logo before merging with Bandai
Namco hq.png|Namco Bandai HQ in Shinagawa, Tokyo, Japan
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Namco hq.png|Bandai Namco HQ in Shinagawa, Tokyo, Japan
 
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==External Links==
 
==External Links==
*{{wp|Namco Bandai Games|Namco Bandai Games Inc.}} on Wikipedia
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*{{wp|Bandai Namco Games|Bandai Namco Games Inc.}} on Wikipedia
 
*{{wp|Namco}} on Wikipedia
 
*{{wp|Namco}} on Wikipedia
 
*{{wp|Bandai}} on Wikipedia
 
*{{wp|Bandai}} on Wikipedia
 
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Bandai Namco Games

Bandai Namco Games Inc., typically officially stylized as BANDAI NAMCO Games Inc. (㈱バンダイナムコゲームス) and abbreviated as BNGI, is a video game developer and publisher based in Tokyo, Japan. BNGI is the product of a 2006 merger between Bandai and Namco, two separate video game developers (with the former also being a toy manufacturer). In the United States and Europe, video game publishing is handled by subsidiary companies named BANDAI NAMCO Games America Inc and BANDAI NAMCO Games Europe S.A.S, respectively.

Bandai Namco Games has been the publisher of the Ace Combat series starting with Ace Combat Zero: The Belkan War since it was the first Ace Combat game to release after the merger. Before the merger, the Ace Combat series was published by Namco alone. Outside of Japan, the games were listed as being published by Namco Bandai Games until 2014 when the company's name was changed to "Bandai Namco" across all of their subsidiaries.

Since Ace Combat 04: Shattered Skies, an internal development team within the company was accredited to the development of the Ace Combat series. The team was known as "The AC04 Project" for Ace Combat 04, and was then renamed to Project Aces for all of their subsequent games. Project Aces continues to handle development of the console games, while other development teams outside of BNGI (such as Access Games) have worked on other titles.

In addition to Ace Combat, Bandai Namco Games is also known for the Tales, Soul, Tekken, Ridge Racer, and Pac-Man series of video games.

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