Gee Bee was released in October 1978. It was the very first video game released by Namco.
About Namco : Founded in 1955 in Tokyo, Namco means 'Nakamura Manufacturing Co.'. Before video games, Namco was originally a 'rocking-horse rides' manufacturer.
Joining Namco, Toru wanted to design pinball games. Gee Bee, "Cutie Q
" and "Bomb Bee
" were his arcade game hybrids. Toru would achieve later, greater fame by designing "Pac-Man