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The Pac-Man rug

Could someone explain to us why it took over twenty years for someone to get around to weaving a Pac-Man floor rug? P.S. - Thanks to Wille for the better pic. [Via near near future]...

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Gallery: Pac-Man Party

PacMan for reals

In its latest port to, um, RC, real PacMan does lack a certain immediacy of its console predecessors. But damned if the Man doesn't actually eat those power pellets, and damned if our wish list this year doesn't just keep getting longer and...

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Pac Man turns 25

Was it really a quarter decade ago that Pac Man took over arcades and syphoned all the change from our pockets? All I have to hear is the opening music and I get all weepy eyed. CNN (of all people) have a nice piece up about the birthday o...

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The Pac-Man Project

Bryan Los began his labor of love back in May 2000 when he purchased a beat-up Pac-Man arcade cocktail machine for $1,699. Nearly six years later, and roughly $3,000 in the hole, Los has a brilliantly restored (and functional) slice of gaming history...

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Preview: Pac-Man Party

Did you know that, before the driving force of Pac-Man was named "pellets," the items were called "cookies?" I didn't either, but that's exactly what a Namco rep told me while showing off upcoming Wii minigame collection Pac-Man Party. She did this,...

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The Pac-Man family fights breast cancer during October

Bandai Namco is teaming up with the National Breast Cancer Foundation this month by offering special pink mazes for its mobile Pac-Man games. The mazes will cost $1 each, with 100 percent of proceeds going to the NBCF. Bandai Namco is calling the in...

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This is madness! This is Pac-Man 2!

Give Pac-Man Championship Edition on XBLA a chance, seriously. Earlier this week Microsoft announced Pac-Man CE (one of the worst title choices in gaming history, but more on that in a second) as this week's game for Xbox Live Arcade. This news ca...

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Pac-Man is out, boyeeee!

Pac-Man, Namco's seminal arcade hit, is now available on Marketplace. The full game can be purchased for the Midnight Madness price of 400 points. It's...um...well, it's Pac-Man. What more is there to say? Go get it....

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Pac-Man Battle Royale: competitive Pac-Man for omnivores

As advertised, Namco Bandai brought a prototype of its new Pac-Man Battle Royale to the 2010 Amusement Expo. Arcade Heroes captured some off-screen footage of the multiplayer arcade title (posted after the break), revealing a cross between the GameCu...

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Interview with creator of Pac-Man

UK paper the Times has an interview with Toru Iwatani, the creator of Pac-Man some 25 years ago.  It is a light and fanciful read, and it's fun to read how Iwatani came up with Pac-Man - by eves dropping on conversations women had at cafe...

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The past and future Pac-Man

Pac-Man creator Toru Iwatani brought a rather incredible historical artifact to the recent NLGD Festival of Games in the Netherlands: a notebook full of sketches from the original design of Pac-Man. The thirty-year-old sketches show that Iwatani had ...

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