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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...

 
 
 
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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...

 
 
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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...

 
 
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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...

 
 
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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...

 
 
 
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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...

 
 
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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...

 
 
 
 
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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...

 
 
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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...

 
 
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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...

 
 
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Review: Pac-Man Championship Edition 2

Bandai Namco has done such a wonderful job revitalizing Pac-Man. It's gotten to the point where even if you weren't all that into the original decades-old game, you're still liable to succumb to Pac-Man fever. The Championship Edition serie...

 
 
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Pop some pellets with Pac-Man's dog

I've seen a lot of live-action versions of classic video games before, but rarely have I seen one as adorable as this. A new YouTube series called Animal Arcade posted its first video today, and well, I don't want to spoil it for you.  ...

 
 
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Pac-Man Championship Edition 2 drops September 13

Bandai Namco has earned enough goodwill with Pac-Man Championship Edition and its follow-ups that I was wholeheartedly down for the sequel coming into the announcement trailer. What a game! For the sequel, the ghost trains are back alongsi...

 
 
 
 
 
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Pac-Man 256 is coming to consoles and PC with multiplayer

I missed Hipster Whale's Pac-Man 256 on mobile, but an upgraded port with four-player local co-op and the ability to play with a gamepad by default sounds pretty good, actually. Publisher Bandai Namco is releasing the game on PlayStation 4...

 
 
 
 
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These Funko Pac-Man figures are distressing

The hell is up with Ms. Pac-man here? Why is Pac-Man all square? These Funko figures of the classic pill popping arcade icons are up to their knees in the uncanny valley and I don't appreciate it one bit. Personally, I've never understood w...

 
 
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Pac-Man 256, from the developers of Crossy Road, is out now

Developer Hipster Whale hit it big with Crossy Road, and for good reason -- it's a fantastic little mobile game. Now they're back with Pac-Man 256, which sees the iconic character in an endless runner format, wacka-ing his way to the top of...

 
 




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