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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...

 
 
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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...

 
 
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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...

 
 
 
 
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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...

 
 
 
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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...

 
 
 
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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...

 
 
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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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