dark        
 
 

#Pac-Man


 
 photo

Pac-Man is gonna gobble up your neighborhood in Pac-Man Geo

A little over a month ago, we reported on Bandai Namco's Pac-Man Geo, a new mobile spin on the classic coin-op that will use world maps to create unique mazes for Pac-Man and his pals. Well, it seems the hungry fella is getting set to gobbl...

 
 
 photo

American Girl's Courtney doll is a rocking '80s Pac-Man pro

Premium doll company American Girl has revealed a new arcade game-lovin' gal as part of its "Historical Characters" range. Courtney Moore is described as a "total '80s girl" who grew up in the sun-soaked streets of California's beautiful Sa...

 
 
 photo

Pac-Man Geo is another inventive take on the classic coin-op

Despite - or perhaps because of - its simplistic design, Namco has always found new ways to reinvent video gaming's golden hero, Pac-Man. With Pac-Mania, Pac-Land, DX Championship Edition, Pac-Man 256 and many other spin-offs, our favourite...

 
 
 
 
 photo

Pac-Man is in Minecraft now and it's kind of rad

A few years back Microsoft introduced a marketplace into Minecraft: a place where content creators could share their creations and also share a cut with the game's publisher. Although plenty of free Minecraft creations still exist in the fr...

 
 
 
 photo

A new version of Pac-Man is coming to Twitch for free

Pac-Man turns 40 this year! Feel old yet?! While some of us weren't born when the Pac craze began, alas, the little mascot that could grew to gargantuan levels of fame, becoming one of the most recognizable characters in the entire world. H...

 
 
 
 photo

Pac-Man Championship Edition 2 is free for a limited time

Another promo due to the global pandemic: check! Bandai Namco, as part of a "More Fun For Everyone at Home" initiative, is making Pac-Man Championship Edition 2 free...for everyone. Thankfully it's not just a PC promo like so many othe...

 
 
 photo

How Pac-Man deals with dickheads at the movies

I love movies. You might know this. But despite my dedication to cinema, I often suffer from a strange social anxiety issue while traveling to the actual theatre. To summarise, it's a worry that the film everyone has been looking forward to...

 
 
 
 photo

Arcade weirdness abounds at California Extreme

"So what's California Extreme?" I hear you asking. Simply put, it's a yearly convention where arcade cabinet and pinball collectors converge in San Jose to show off their favorite machines. Enthusiasts bring their perfectly maintained arcad...

 
 
 photo

Nintendo Switch lands Namco Museum Arcade Pac this September

Talk of another Namco arcade compilation isn't the most exciting news, but the box art and Nintendo Switch exclusivity for Namco Museum Arcade Pac were enough of a hook to catch my passing interest. The collection is due out September 28 a...

 
 
 photo

The best moms in video games

(SPOILER WARNING: The last two entries in this list get a bit spoilery for Yakuza 6 and God of War, proceed at your own risk.) Last week I served up a list of some of the worst mothers in video game history. Bad moms are pretty easy to...

 
 
 photo

Pac-Man Championship Edition 2 Plus is messy fun

Living in the Dtoid house with Niero, Jon Carnage, and Tara Long, with daily visits from Max Scoville, was one of the most fun times of my life. We were all such different personalities, all united under a common love of video games. Out of...

 
 
 
 photo

Review: Namco Museum

Namco really does have quite the selection of classics in its library. That would probably explain why it has released far too many "collections" over the years. This newest one hits the Switch, which already gives it the added benefit of b...

 
 
 photo

Pac-Man Vs. is getting a download play style app on Switch

One of the coolest features from the DS and 3DS was the ability to share games wirelessly. While it obviously wasn't a full version of the title, it allowed for anytime multiplayer for friends who didn't own the cartridge. For the Switch, N...

 
 
 
 
 photo

Bandai Namco files trademark for Pac-Man Maker

Super Mario Maker proved that developers don't need to ship a traditional game to have players fawning over the experience. If the nostalgia's right -- and this part's very important -- giving people the toolset to make their own exper...

 
 
 photo

Ms. Pac-Man has taken over Google Maps

Ahead of April Fools' Day, Google has turned Google Maps into a playable game of Ms. Pac-Man. Just click the little icon (it's unmissable on the mobile app and found on the bottom left on desktop), then off you go. Streets become pellet-fil...

 
 
 photo

Nickelodeon making a cartoon of 'world famous' game

Did you miss shows like Super Mario Super Show and The Legend of Zelda Animated Series? Well they're making a comeback with successful projects like Sonic Boom (Cartoon Network) and Pac-Man and the Ghostly Adventures (Disney). Nic...

 
 




Got news?  [email protected]

         

Reviews   filter by...

Calico"Declawed"

 

Scott Pilgrim vs. the World: The Game - Complete Edition"We are Sex Bob-omb and we're here to watch Scott Pilgrim kick your teeth in"

 

Nioh 2: The First Samurai"Not quite the finale I was expecting"

 

Medal of Honor: Above and Beyond"'AAA VR' isn't enough anymore"

 

Cyberpunk 2077"Keanu: 'Whoa?'"

 

Call of the Sea"This is my island in the sun"

 

Worms Rumble"Worms....come out and play"

 
 
 

Community Blogs | expand

 

Quickposts expand | +quickpost

TheBlondeBass

BUMPing my last post with a new and improved gif! Got some progress done on the M&M remake this weekend, with a new dialogue system with automatic pages and support with multiple And now, with gradual text, independent of FPS!

 
LaserPirate

Youre damn right theres a Carly Rae Jepson cyberpunk tabletop

 
Inquisitive Ravenclaw

Cool shirts! I like these designs but Ive bought too many shirts lately, so I think Ill let these pass, just this

 
ChronoLynxx

Unpopular gaming opinions, go! Dark Souls is better then Silent Hill Homecoming was overall an enjoyable Assassins Creed games are still Tomb Raider reboots were more fun then

 
beatlemaniaxx

Just picked up Contra Collection because $5 but even though Contra is an all-time they shouldve just re-released Contra 4 and added the 16-bit games to Contra 4 fucks as is AND had the 8-bit Missed for Konami dgaf

 
bong264

Current Status:

 
PatBateman17

it only took under a week to go from “I will never play Animal Crossing, what a pointless game” to “paid off two loans, tracking turnip prices on two independent websites and hunting for fossils every chance I That drop box % is dumb tho

 
BRAV0 F1VE

Playing Immortals Fenyx Rising and FFVII Remake, 2 games I missed out on in Realistically I can say that these 2 would have made my top 10 had I played them

 
Rico the Penguin

A couple of my dinosaurs get loose and murder dozens of people and now my park rating has gone The nerve of these I gave them the coolest way to go out!

 
hlarge4

For anyone morbidly curious or looking to invest cheap now to enjoy later, best buy has cyberpunk 2077 for $30 on Has the Smart Delivery for free next generation upgrade and a steel

 
 

Upcoming

More Previews
 

Destructoid Originals

More Originals
 
 
 
NEXT