Gaming News, Game Reviews, Game Trailers, Tech News

dtoid   |   japanator   |   flixist   |   tomopop   |   store


 

 

Belch out eyeballs of your foes in latest Pac-Man game

2013-07-20 11:00:00·  2 minute read   ·  Jayson Napolitano@jayson_n
0

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 ghostly foes spew forth.

Now, Pac-Man and the Ghost Adventures is tailored after the cartoon series, which is actually the most popular show on Disney Kids, so that should be an indication of who this game's target audience is. Still, we have some new details about the game, including its roots in the classic Pac-Man arcade titles.


The article continues below. Login to skip ads, get faster mobile, and dibs on betas
 
 

As noted, Pac-Man and the Ghostly Adventures draws upon Pac-Man's roots with a heavy emphasis on eating everything, including the game's primary enemies: ghosts. You'll find yourself eating pellets as well as a variety of foods that replenish your health as you progress through 20 different levels that explore a number of different environments.

We were shown an ice level this time around, which had plenty of puzzles of solve, friends to rescue, and a nifty ice slide that had us dodging obstacles in an almost extreme sports-like fashion. From there, we were shown the new Fire Pac-Man power-up that had our prominently-eyebrowed companion spewing fire to demolish enemies and melt ice-based puzzle elements. Other power-ups will include Ice Pac-Man and Metal Pac-Man.

The game will also feature a multiplayer mode that will play like the classic maze-based Pac-Man titles as well as a hub area with an arcade that is full of mini-games.

I think this game is actually looking pretty good, although it's clear that the audience is meant to be those who are fans of the cartoon series. While that's not me, this by no means looks like it's going to bring shame to the series, and I'm looking forward to seeing how it shapes up moving forward.

Are there any fans of the television show out there that are looking forward to this game? Can you get behind a Pac-Man who disposes of his enemies' remains in such a vulgar fashion?

 

TwitterRedditEmailFacebook
 
Jayson NapolitanoMusic Editor // Profile & Disclosures
Fronts257Blogs 1Following0Followers13

Jayson Napolitano was Destructoid's Music Editor, specializing in coverage of game music, chiptunes, and more. He now owns and operates , a game audio PR and record label company, continuing to s... more


 



On Destructoid: Pac-Man and the Ghostly Adventures   (7)   From our game database:

  • So the new Rabbids cartoon premiered today - Tony Ponce
  • Belch out eyeballs of your foes in latest Pac-Man game - Jayson Napolitano
  • Pac-Man and the Ghostly Adventures will make you sad - Brett Makedonski
  • Pac-Man and the Ghostly Adventures is what it sounds like - Jordan Devore
  • More related stories
    #3DS #Gallery #Namco Bandai #Pac-Man #Platform games #PS3 #video #Wii U #Xbox 360
     
     


    READER COMMENTS LOADING BELOW...

    Please login (or) make a quick account (free)
    to view and post comments.



     Login with Twitter

     Login with Dtoid

    Three day old threads are only visible to verified humans - this helps our small community management team stay on top of spam

    Sorry for the extra step!

    spacer
     
  •