Capsom originally was founded in 1979 as IRM Corporation by Kenzo Tsujimoto while still being the presidentof Irem Corporation. In 1981 the company underwent a name change to Sanbi Co Ltd followed by a new name change in 1983 becoming Capcom Ltd. The name Capcom is made up by the words Capsule Computers referencing to the arcade machines. Later on Capcom started creating games to go with their arcade machine and is now known for making a couple of strong and iconic games out there where its origins can traced back to arcade history. Important franchises are for example Street Fighter, Mega Man and Resident Evil.