We are very proud to announce that our very own Richard “FilthieRich” Bantegui has recently been hired as Namco Networks new community manager! His core focus will be on the TEKKEN brand and other community driven titles. His recent hard work as TEKKEN 6 director for MLG and countless other achievements have brought him to a position where he can work with the fans and make a difference. Click below for the official release!
SD TEKKEN Announces Namco Network’s
New involvement with Gaming Communities
Rich “FilthieRich” Bantegui Appointed Community Manager
For TEKKEN® Franchise
SAN DIEGO, Calif., November 19, 2010 – It’s a good time for gaming fans! SD TEKKEN is proud to announce that Namco Networks has appointed Major League Gaming (MLG) TEKKEN® 6 Director, Rich Bantegui, to Community Manager for the TEKKEN franchise and other Namco community-related projects.
With this move, Bantegui is now the direct liaison between the prestigious company and the gaming fans/community, allowing him to get more involved in the TEKKEN community.
“Namco is committed to providing the ultimate gaming experiences to our players and we couldn’t be more excited to have “FilthieRich” represent our various communities,” stated Carlson Choi, vice president of marketing for Namco Networks. “Having a professional gamer like Rich insert his voice into our communities, ensures that we are interacting with our fanbase.”
According to Mark “MarkMan” Julio, SD TEKKEN’s Community Site Director and Founder, “The community is in good hands. The leadership and foundation built by Rich throughout the years instills trust within all types of gamers—a trust that will continue to grow and help the TEKKEN franchise for years to come.”
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SDTEKKEN is a leading community news and fan site for TEKKEN fans, by TEKKEN fans and is based in San Diego, CA. SDTEKKEN does not represent the thoughts/views of NAMCO NETWORKS. SDTEKKEN has a history of working closely with NBGA and the TEKKEN PROJECT to help promote the highly regarded TEKKEN brand. For more information on this community and it’s views, log onto www.sdtekken.com.
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