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Today in Joystiq: August 1, 2007

Long exposure shots, taken by Flickr user n0wak (gallery), give an artistic look to Pac-Man: CE. Check out the highlights for today: Joystiquery B[ack]log: Elite Beat Addict Joystiq interviews Loco Roco's Tsutomu Kouno PS3 Fanboy interviews Everyday Shooter's Jon Mak Today's wildest video: Wolf Que...

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Today in Joystiq: July 31, 2007

Pac-Man and Mrs. Pac-Man (formerly Ms. Pac-Man) now in holy matrimony (picture thanks to Pink Chiefette). It's adorable, but we'd love to see a wedding cake showing similar nerd love -- maybe with a trail of dots from one Pac-Man to another. Check out the highlights for today: Joystiquery Comic-Con...

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The real games in Namco Museum Remix

Sure, there are some new screens of the new versions of Pac 'n Roll and Pac-Motos, and maybe they do look fun, in a budget party game sort of way, but we glossed right over them for screens of 20+year-old arcade games, because that's how we (Pac'n) roll. We're strange people, we suppose. But when ...

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E307: Namco Museum Remix is still weird

CONFIRMED: Namco Museum Remix continues to be insane. Not that we expected them to, but Namco did not go back and change Galaga back to regular Galaga. We are still living in a world where a description of Galaga can include the phrase "Pac-Man rolls on a tube in outer space." This is the "new" G...

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Namco Museum screens are as new as Namco Museum screens can be

We've seen countless releases of the Namco Museum collections over the years. We remember feeling quite special about the Playstation versions-- they were the real versions of real arcade games! At home! But now the Namco Museum series is, itself, old. How old? Valkyrie no Densetsu (1989) was eight ...

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Readers pick best webcomic: Pac-Man secrets

Sure, Extra Life's Scott Johnson often uses Pac-Man and Mario for a topic, but the sheer combination, cleverness, and timing with the new Championship Edition give him the edge for game-related webcomic of the week. Coming in second place is Dueling Analogs and third place goes to Penny Arcade. A sp...

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DS Daily: Happy Father's Day!

In honor of Father's Day, we thought we'd ask a themed question: Who's your favorite father and son/daughter team? Donkey Kong and Donkey Kong Jr., or, uh, hmm. Oh, how about Bowser and the Koopa Kids? Pac-Man and Baby Pac-Man? Pitfall Harry and Harry Jr. from Pitfall: The Mayan Adventure? Man, w...

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Microsoft defends Pac-Man CE pricing

During the Gamerscore Blog's Lunchtime Conversation, Xbox group product manager Aaron Greenberg defended the pricing for Pac-Man Championship Edition. Greenberg went on to say that Pac-Man CE is not a simple port of the old game, but is almost a sequel in it's own right with new gameplay, artwork, m...

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X3F Achievements 101: Bots, Bosses and Babalities

X3F Achievements 101 is back, and on its regularly scheduled time slot of Sundays. Initial response to our first edition was rather positive, so we're glad you like the concept and hope you enjoy reading, and even participating in the column. Emails with Achievement tips also came in at a good pace...

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Pac-Man World Championship Roundup

Think you're good at Pac-Man? The man pictured above is better than you. Meet Carlos Romero of Pachuca, México, the newly crowned Pac-Man World Champion. Our usually abrasive kin at Joystiq have written up an excellent and surprisingly heartfelt article about the final round of the Champions...

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