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Review: PAC-MAN 99 - The BR Formula Freshens Up Another Timeless Classic
Review: PAC-MAN 99 - The BR Formula Freshens Up Another Timeless Classic
Waka waka eh eh. The crusade to make all of gaming's tentpole titles into battle royales continues and following Tetris and Super Mario Bros., what classic game is more iconic than PAC-MAN? Perhaps we should have seen this one coming.
Gallery: Every Pac-Man 99 DLC Theme - All 29 Custom Skins For Pac-Man 99
Gallery: Every Pac-Man 99 DLC Theme - All 29 Custom Skins For Pac-Man 99
Every retro DLC skin available - vote for your favourite! Pac-Man 99 is the latest battle royale game on the block, and it's exclusive to Nintendo Switch Online subscribers.
Reminder: PAC-MAN 99 Is Now Available On The Nintendo Switch
Reminder: PAC-MAN 99 Is Now Available On The Nintendo Switch
Another Switch Online exclusive has arrived. WAKA, WAKA, WAKA - the moment has arrived! You can now download Bandai Namco's new battle royale game, PAC-MAN 99. Although this is labelled a Switch Online exclusive, there's also some DLC content, allowing you to purchase a bunch of offline modes in a bundle for for $14.99 USD.
Pac-Man 99 Is A Free Switch Online Exclusive Battle Royale
Pac-Man 99 Is A Free Switch Online Exclusive Battle Royale
Announced last night and going live today at 9pm Eastern exclusively for Nintendo Switch Online subscribers, Pac-Man 99 is a 99-player battle of pellet-munching attrition in which players eat the spirits of the dead in order to sic them against their opponents until all are devoured.
Pac-Man 99 is the next Nintendo Switch Online battle royale
Pac-Man 99 is the next Nintendo Switch Online battle royale
Nintendo has announced Pac-Man 99, the next battle royale take on an arcade classic coming to Nintendo Switch Online.
Pac-Man 99 Is a Battle Royale That's Arriving on Switch Online Tomorrow
Pac-Man 99 Is a Battle Royale That's Arriving on Switch Online Tomorrow
Nintendo has announced Pac-Man 99, a 99-player online Pac-Man battle…
Microsoft's Edge Extensions Store Has Reportedly Been Hosting Illegal Copies Of Nintendo Games
Microsoft's Edge Extensions Store Has Reportedly Been Hosting Illegal Copies Of Nintendo Games
Sonic, Pac-Man and Minecraft also spotted. Microsoft's Edge extensions store is believed to have been hosting "illegal copies" of classic games like Mario Kart 64, Super Mario Bros.
The Playable Pac-Man Is A Great Touch In Dontnod’s Latest Mystery, Twin Mirror
The Playable Pac-Man Is A Great Touch In Dontnod’s Latest Mystery, Twin Mirror
Twin Mirror, the latest game from Life is Strange developer Dontnod, is a dark psychological thriller set in a podunk mining town.
Pac-Man: Mega Tunnel Battle now playable via Google Stadia
Pac-Man: Mega Tunnel Battle now playable via Google Stadia
Google Stadia finally has a big exclusive, and it is bringing a familiar face to the proceedings.
Pac-Man: Mega Tunnel Battle turns the gaming icon cannibal
Pac-Man: Mega Tunnel Battle turns the gaming icon cannibal
Stadia finally gets a big exclusive.
Kunimitsu & Pac-Man arrive in Tekken 7 Season 4 this November
Kunimitsu & Pac-Man arrive in Tekken 7 Season 4 this November
Back during Tokyo Game Show 2020 in September, fans were introduced to Season 4 of Tekken 7.
Pac-Man Mega Tunnel Battle is a 64-player battle royale game that's
Pac-Man Mega Tunnel Battle is a 64-player battle royale game that's "first on Stadia"
As if one retro-inspired 64-player battle royale adaptation wasn't enough for Stadia users to be getting on with, a second will soon be making its way to the streaming service in the form of Pac-Man Mega Tunnel Battle - and there's a demo available now. Developed by Bandai Namco and Heavy Iron Studios, Pac-Man Mega Tunnel Battle is a 64-player battle royale experience in which chomp-mouthed participants attempt to be the last Pac-Man standing across 64 vibrantly themed, interconnected mazes. "Invade other players' mazes, eat their dots and power ups - even other players! - and dominate the mazes!", is how Google pitches the new multiplayer adaptation in its announcement post, "But watch out: viewers can vote on power-ups that can cause you - or your opponents! - to stumble on the field and be eliminated from battle!". Read more
Stadia Is Getting A Pac-Man Battle Royale Game
Stadia Is Getting A Pac-Man Battle Royale Game
The battle royale train apparently hasn’t run out of steam yet, as now Pac-Man is jumping aboard.
Pac-Man Mega Tunnel Battle is a 64-player Battle Royale coming to Stadia first
Pac-Man Mega Tunnel Battle is a 64-player Battle Royale coming to Stadia first
Not many game franchises can trace their origins back over four decades like Pac-Man.
Pac-Man Geo lets you play mazes created from real-world roads
Pac-Man Geo lets you play mazes created from real-world roads
Bandai Namco is getting in on the location-based mobile game action, reaching into its pit of nostalgia to grace the world with the free-to-play Pac-Man Geo. Pac-Man Geo, as its name suggests, takes the classic maze-roving action of the legendary arcade series, and combines it with the new-fangled video-game-but-utilising-the-real-world premise popularised by the likes of Pokémon Go.
Have You Played… Pac-Man Championship Edition DX+?
Have You Played… Pac-Man Championship Edition DX+?
Have You Played? is an endless stream of game retrospectives.
Hori's Pac-Man Split Pad Pro For Switch Is So Gorgeous We Want To Gobble It Up
Hori's Pac-Man Split Pad Pro For Switch Is So Gorgeous We Want To Gobble It Up
Just in time to mark 40 years of pill-munching. Peripheral maker Hori scored a critical hit with its Split Pad Pro for Switch; while this pair of Joy-Con replacements can't be used wirelessly, we found the configuration to be much more comfortable to use for prolonged periods of time. The original Split Pad Pro was released to coincide with Daemon X Machina, but Hori has revealed that it is releasing a new variant with Pac-Man branding to celebrate the 40th birthday of the character. Read the full article on nintendolife.com
These Upcoming Timex Pac-Man Watches are Double the Retro
These Upcoming Timex Pac-Man Watches are Double the Retro
The watch was introduced last year at ComplexCon in Long Beach, and you can wrap your wrist in retro goodness beginning next week, if you manage to order one in time.
Horizontal Shmup Wing Of The Asteria Sounds Like The Spiritual Successor To Namco's Phelios
Horizontal Shmup Wing Of The Asteria Sounds Like The Spiritual Successor To Namco's Phelios
And guess what? It's coming to Switch. Namco is famous for a great many amazing games from the '80s and '90s, including Pac-Man, Xevious, Galaga, Splatterhouse and Mappy.
Guinness World Records Reinstates Pac-Man And Donkey Kong Records
Guinness World Records Reinstates Pac-Man And Donkey Kong Records
Guinness World Records has reinstated five of Billy Mitchell's arcade records after they were disqualified in 2018.
Guinness World Records reinstates Billy Mitchell's Pac-Man and Donkey Kong records
Guinness World Records reinstates Billy Mitchell's Pac-Man and Donkey Kong records
Guinness World Records has reinstated Billy Mitchell's disqualified world records for Pac-Man and Donkey Kong. In a video message, Guinness World Records editor-in-chief, Craig Glenday said that after an investigation, Guinness now again recognises a raft of classic records, including Mitchell's first perfect score on Pac-Man from July 1999, that were disqualified over concern Mitchell achieved them on an emulator rather than legitimate arcade hardware. "In the light of compelling new evidence received by Guinness World Records, the Records Management Team has unanimously decided to reverse decisions made in April 2018 in regards to video game high scores achieved by Billy Mitchell between 1982 and 2010," Guinness World Records said in a statement. Read more
Billy Mitchell's Pac-Man and Donkey Kong Guinness world records reinstated
Billy Mitchell's Pac-Man and Donkey Kong Guinness world records reinstated
There's insufficient evidence to back up cheating claims, according to Guinness
Guinness World Records Reinstates Billy Mitchell’s Donkey Kong High Scores
Guinness World Records Reinstates Billy Mitchell’s Donkey Kong High Scores
Guinness World Records recently announced that, as of June 10, its records management team has unanimously decided to reinstate Billy Mitchell’s previously removed high scores and achievements for Donkey Kong and Pac-Man. Read more...
Billy Mitchell's Donkey Kong And Pac-Man Scores Are Reinstated By Guinness World Records
Billy Mitchell's Donkey Kong And Pac-Man Scores Are Reinstated By Guinness World Records
"I wanted to clear my name". A few years ago, scorekeeping organisation Twin Galaxies stripped Billy Mitchell of his scores following accusations of cheating.
Official Space Invaders Branded Japanese Booze
Official Space Invaders Branded Japanese Booze
Earlier this month, Kotaku reported that Pac-Man, Yakuza, and Sega were all getting their own branded Japanese sake.
Arcade1Up Announces Ms. Pac-Man, Marvel vs. Capcom Cabinets
Arcade1Up Announces Ms. Pac-Man, Marvel vs. Capcom Cabinets
During today’s IGN Summer of Games event, the folks over at Arcade1Up revealed a handful of new additions to their line of miniature arcade cabinet replicas.
Arcade1Up Announces X-Men, Ms. Pac-Man and More New Cabinets
Arcade1Up Announces X-Men, Ms. Pac-Man and More New Cabinets
Arcade1Up announced four new machines: Ms.
M2's Pac-Man Championship Edition Demake Was Originally Intended For The 3DS
M2's Pac-Man Championship Edition Demake Was Originally Intended For The 3DS
"We’ve been working on this for around nearly five years". Bandai Namco is about the release Namcot Collection in Japan, which is available either as a complete physical release or as downloadable content, with players given the option to pick and choose which titles they want to buy at 300 yen apiece. As a bonus for downloading all 10 games digitally, an eleventh title is being made available, and it's a Famicom demake of the critically-acclaimed 2007 outing Pac-Man Championship Edition. Read the full article on nintendolife.com
The Emulation Experts At M2 Developed The Namcot Collection
The Emulation Experts At M2 Developed The Namcot Collection
Pac-Man and his friends are in safe hands. Earlier this week, we found out Bandai Namco would be releasing the Namcot Collection in the west on 18th June, after a listing was discovered on the Microsoft Store.
Pac-Man Championship Edition is getting a NES-inspired demake on Switch
Pac-Man Championship Edition is getting a NES-inspired demake on Switch
Pac-Man Championship Edition - Bandai Namco's wonderful reimagining of the arcade classic - is getting a retro redo, courtesy of an official NES-style demake that's heading to Switch soon. Pac-Man Championship Edition arrived to much acclaim when it launched on Xbox 360 in 2007.
Namco Museum Archives Vol. 1 and 2 Leaked on Microsoft Store
Namco Museum Archives Vol. 1 and 2 Leaked on Microsoft Store
Both collections feature 11 games each with an 8-bit Pac-Man Championship Edition also revealed.
Minecraft Adds First-Person Pac-Man Mode, And It Looks Pretty Terrifying
Minecraft Adds First-Person Pac-Man Mode, And It Looks Pretty Terrifying
And there's a brand new ghost! Sometimes, the world of gaming throws something into the mix that you would never have expected to see.
Drink Up This Video Game Booze
Drink Up This Video Game Booze
What better way to celebrate sixty years of Sega, forty years of Pac-Man and the Yakuza games than by drinking sake. Read more...
Minecraft Dungeons: On the Horizon with Jungle Awakens DLC
Minecraft Dungeons: On the Horizon with Jungle Awakens DLC
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Please Enjoy This Giant Nintendo DS
Please Enjoy This Giant Nintendo DS
Hello! This week we learn about the latest Twitch controversy, celebrate the 40th anniversary for Pac-Man, check out the new Paper Mario game and look at some REALLY big Nintendo DS consoles.
Pac-Man Celebrates His 40th Anniversary With A Special Sale On The Switch eShop
Pac-Man Celebrates His 40th Anniversary With A Special Sale On The Switch eShop
Up to 75% off select games. Bandai Namco is currently celebrating Pac-Man's 40th anniversary on the Switch eShop with a special sale on Pac-Man Championship Edition 2 Plus.
Pac-Man Celebrates 40th Anniversary With Minecraft DLC and a Game You Play on Twitch
Pac-Man Celebrates 40th Anniversary With Minecraft DLC and a Game You Play on Twitch
Bandai Namco is celebrating Pac-Man's 40th anniversary with some Minecraft DLC, a game you play on a live Twitch stream -- oh, and Nvidia decided to use AI to recreate Pac-Man with no game engine...just because.
Pac-Man Live Studio coming to Twitch free for 40th anniversary
Pac-Man Live Studio coming to Twitch free for 40th anniversary
To celebrate the 40th anniversary of Pac-Man, Bandai Namco is pulling out all the stops with a free game on Twitch and other party favors.
Introducing the Minecraft Pac-Man DLC!
Introducing the Minecraft Pac-Man DLC!
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Pac-Man is celebrating his 40th birthday by starting a Twitch career
Pac-Man is celebrating his 40th birthday by starting a Twitch career
Pac-Man Live Studio is a new co-op game played on Twitch.
Nvidia uses AI to recreate Pac-Man on its 40th anniversary
Nvidia uses AI to recreate Pac-Man on its 40th anniversary
Nvidia reveals today that it has created a neural network that fully simulates the classic Pac-Man on the event of the Namco coin-op's 40th anniversary.
Researchers build AI that can clone Pac-Man without a single line of code
Researchers build AI that can clone Pac-Man without a single line of code
Nvidia GameGAN learns how videogames work—and then builds its own.
Pac-Man Is Getting His Own Version Of Super Mario Maker
Pac-Man Is Getting His Own Version Of Super Mario Maker
As part of Pac-Man’s 40th birthday celebrations, Bandai Namco and Amazon just announced Pac-Man Live Studio, a new game that lets you play multiplayer and upload custom maps. Read more...
Pac-Man, The Japanese Game That Took Over The World, Turns 40
Pac-Man, The Japanese Game That Took Over The World, Turns 40
May 22, 2020 marks the 40th anniversary of a moment that shook the video game industry and profoundly changed the way we play: the debut of Pac-Man, which first hit arcades in Japan on May 22, 1980. Read more...