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Namco Bandai

Namco registers One Piece, Naruto, & Short Peace domains


Potential localizations loom on the horizon
Oct 20
Namco Bandai's European wing recently registered a new set of domains, unearthing eight titles that potentially could see western releases in the not too distant future. The batch includes a domain for a Short Peace game, ind... read
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Pac-Man

Ghost trains! Pac-Man CE DX+ headed to Steam


So, you're going to want to buy this
Aug 12
Pac-Man Championship Edition DX+ will arrive on Steam next month. It's a game some of us own already, but one I'll happily buy again now that most of my gaming happens on a PC these days. Really, I just can't be bothered... read
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Videogame cartoons

So the new Rabbids cartoon premiered today


My thoughts on Rabbids Invasion as well as the new Pac-Man cartoon
Aug 03
Today, Nickelodeon launched the latest show on its Saturday morning lineup: Rabbids Invasion. Teased about for years, the new program is about... the Rabbids, and they do... things. Ummmm... yeah, that's basically the gist o... read
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More details about Pac-Man's latest adventure
We covered the newly-announced Pac-Man game at E3, and while Brett's assessment wasn't positive, I was shocked most by the belch that Pac-Man lets loose at the end of each stage, from which the eyeballs of his consumed ghostl... read feature

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How our hero has fallen
"I think we have a demographic for it," I was told by a Namco Bandai PR rep. Let me back up -- mere moments earlier, he asked what I thought of Pac-Man and the Ghostly Adventures; I returned his questioning with nothing more... read feature

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Pac-Man noir

Pac-Man, the cocky, pinstripe suit-wearing noir hero


Cock of the walk
May 25
A hyper-stylized version of Pac-Man that exaggerates the violence of the rather tame arcade original? Yeah, we've gone down that road before. "Goodnight Sweet Pakman" may be no different in that regard, but I can't stop watching the opening 40 seconds over and over again. That A Night at the Roxbury head bob gets me every single time! Goodnight Sweet Pakman [YouTube] read
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Pac-Man

Pac-Man and the Ghostly Adventures is what it sounds like


Which is to say a game technically featuring Pac-Man
May 14
What makes a Pac-Man game a Pac-Man game? Perhaps I'm overthinking this. Pac-Man and the Ghostly Adventures puts the iconic character in a story built off the animated television series of the same name, which makes a lot of... read
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Indie Games

Indie game Munch Face wants your feedback


Think Pac-Man with turrets, portals, and guns
Apr 27
Aloha from Oahu! Working on an indie game called Munch Face for a 3 month stint in Hawaii, and this morn we're doing a code jam, and this evening a Spam Jam. Spam Jam is a real thing. It's a festival... for Spam... Anyways, o... read
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Retro animation

Retro game Post-It stop-motion animation is rad


Ms. Pac-Man and Donkey Kong on sticky, colored paper
Apr 04
We've seen Post-It Note stop-motion animation before, but none quite so clean as the above video that reportedly took eleven months and 4,800 Post-Its to make. The stillness of the shots and the transitions between different... read
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Pac-Man

Don't touch Pac-Man


Goodbye
Mar 31
Just don't. read
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Game Over, the poster

Game heroes died so that you can have this poster


Hang brentalfloss' "The Game Over Tinies" up on your wall
Feb 26
Did you guys get a chance to check out "The Game Over Tinies" in brentalfloss the comic? Once again, co-writers brentalfloss and Dan Roth and artist Andrew Dobson created an abecedarian comic of videogame character deaths -- ... read
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The Game Over Tinies

Even more 'Game Overs' in storybook rhyme


The remaining letters in brentalfloss the comic's "The Game Over Tinies"
Feb 22
A couple weeks back, brentalfloss the comic began an arc parodying the dark comedy children's book The Gashlycrumb Tinies -- that book's author, Edward Gorey, is the subject of today's Google Doodle, by the by. Anyway, "The G... read
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Not Pacman

Confused? It's not 'Pac-Man,' it's 'Not Pacman'


From the creator of Mari0
Jan 14
Let the headline swirl in your head a bit, then come back. Indie studio Stabyourself.net has a knack for recreating classic 80s games pixel for pixel but with the application of modern physics for a wild new take on an old f... read
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Namco is planning a restaurant-gaming concept


Pac-Man pie?
Jan 04
Polygon has learned of the existence of a restaurant/gaming fusion project that may interest those of you in the US. The project, initially titled "Level 256" (the final levels of Pac-Man and Dig Dug), will deliver high-end f... read
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The DTOID Show: Assassin's Creed DLC, Star Wars, & Porno


Plus: Pac-Man locked in a dark room with nothing but pills and his personal demons
Oct 03
On today's completely professional, mature, and otherwise not stupid or embarrassing Destructoid Show, we discuss some very serious topics. First, a season pass is announced for Assassin's Creed III, and the first DLC will b... read
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What the hell is Pac-Man Smash!?


Apr 09
Namco Bandai Europe filed a trademark for something called Pac-Man Smash!. While we can guess that this game will star our favorite little yellow chomper, what's the smash part about? Is he going to Hulk out? Or drink too muc... read
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Tear down the walls with new Touch My Katamari DLC


Mar 13
Sick of those silly walls deciding your path and fate in Pac-Man? Well, you don't have to take it anymore! Namco Bandai has announced some new downloadable content for Touch My Katamari for the Playstation Vita. Among o... read
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The DTOID Show: Fat Mega Man, bad Zynga & Ace Attorney 5


Jan 30
Hey guys! We're back again. With a show for your faceholes. Remember last week when social gaming behemoth Zynga got busted for ripping off an indie iOS title? Well, it happened again. We've got some good news too: Capcom is... read
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Previously hinted at company mascots Pac-Man and Mega Man have been confirmed as PS3/PSV exclusive characters for Street Fighter X Tekken, joining Cole from inFamous, and Sony Japan mascots Toro and Kuro. Unless the 360 vers... read feature

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Pac-Man stop-motion: A musical


Sep 30
Check out this smart stop-motion animation by Random Encounters. It's a Pac-Man musical! Cool, right? It comes in layers. Layer 1: Oh, cool. Pac-Man. Layer 2: Woah, stop-motion with clay. Layer 3: What? Singing? Hmm. I guess... read
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Pimp yourself out with the Pac-Man X VAROSH collection


Aug 17
The guys at Namco Bandai have teamed up with Japanese fashion label VAROSH to create a unique set of Pac-Man items. It ties in to the label's 2011 seasonal theme of "Electric Night," trying to implement the vivid neon colours... read
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Namco admits there IS a way to delete Pac-Man 3DS save


Aug 02
Despite previously claiming that there is no way to delete the perma-save in Pac-Man & Galaga Dimensions without "corrupting" the game entirely, Namco Bandai has admitted that there is a secret way of wiping data safely.&... read
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New Destructoid Episode: Insanely Twisted Diablo EVO2K


Aug 01
Hey guys, today we're giving a wrap up of EVO2K news, including Capcom's next plans for the 3DS, and two new characters for Street Fighter X Tekken. There's suddenly a bunch of crazy news about Diablo III, like the addition ... read
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Namco Bandai comments on Pac-Man 3DS save-slot


Aug 01
Last week, we found out that Pac-Man & Galaga Dimensions for 3DS had become the first game to copy Capcom's controversial single-save scheme, whereby the cartridge comes with one block of data that can never be erased. Na... read
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Pac-Man & Galaga Dimensions has ... one save file, folks!


Jul 26
With sad predictability, it would appear that another publisher has cottoned onto the "one save file" scheme experimented with in Resident Evil: The Mercenaries 3D. Namco Bandai is the unsurprising felon, with word that ... read
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Pac-Man is king of the arcade, says survey


Jul 01
I have fond memories of playing arcade games, spending hours on The Simpsons or X-Men, wasting my parents' hard-earned money as I fed the machine quarter after quarter in an attempt to beat one more boss or get to the next st... read
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E3: Wii U's Chase Mii is Pac-Man Vs. meets Mario


Jun 09
Pac-Man Vs. was one of the best games for the ill-fated, Gamecube-to-Gameboy connectivity fad from the last generation of gaming. That's not really saying a lot, as the only other major releases to make use of the system was... read
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E3: Ace Combat, Pac-Man Party headed to 3DS


Jun 07
Namco Bandai has revealed plans to bring two of its popular franchises over to the 3DS: Pac-Man Party 3D and Ace Combat 3D. That second one is, as you might expect, a working title. No assets for either game yet, unfortunatel... read
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New shots from PAC-MAN & Galaga Dimensions


May 11
Here's a set of new screenshots for PAC-MAN & Galaga Dimensions, coming to 3DS later this summer. Half of the pics feature the Galaga: 3D Impact game, which puts you behind the gun turret for a first-person shoo... read
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Smithsonian's 'Art of Video Games' art chosen


May 05
In March of next year, the Smithsonian American Art Museum will open its "The Art of Video Games" exhibition. It will showcase 80 games in an exploration of 40 years of videogames. Between February and April, the Smithsonian ... read
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Play the World's Biggest Pac-Man


Apr 19
Wanna wind down before hitting the sack this evening? Play The World's Biggest Pac-Man. Built by web design crew Soap Creative to showcase the capabilities of Microsoft's Internet Explorer 9, The World's Biggest Pac-Man is ex... read
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Video walks us through Pac-Man & Galaga Dimensions


Apr 07
Here's a comprehensive look at what's included in Pac-Man & Galaga Dimensions for 3DS. Having played quite a lot of Pilotwings Resort in first-person view lately, I can certainly see the appeal to Galaga 3D Impact. It co... read






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