Pac-Man (1980)

3.60 from 36 votes
One of the most popular arcade games of all time, Pac-Man was released in arcades in 1980 and became a pop culture icon for the decade.
First released
May 22, 1980
Aliases
Puck-Man, ARCADE GAME SERIES: Pac-Man
Franchises
Pac-Man, ARCADE GAME SERIES
Developed by
Namco
Published by
Bandai Namco Entertainment, Thunder Mountain, Bug-Byte Software Ltd., SNK, Atari, Tengen, Midway Games, Dempa Micomsoft, Namco, WiZ
Platforms
Game Boy, Game Boy Advance, Game Gear, Apple II, Commodore 64, MSX, ZX Spectrum, Nintendo Entertainment System, Atari 8-bit, VIC-20, Atari 2600, TI-99/4A, Intellivision, Atari 5200, Atari 7800, iPod, Neo Geo Pocket Color, Arcade, NUON, Xbox 360 Games Store, Wii Shop, Famicom Disk System, PC, iPhone, NEC PC-8801, Sharp X1, FM-7, NEC PC-6001, Android, Windows Phone, Sharp MZ, Nintendo 3DS eShop, Browser, Commodore 16
Genres
Strategy, Puzzle
Rating
CERO: All Ages, ESRB: E, PEGI: 3+, CERO: A
Releases
  • 2600 - Pac-Man United States
  • 2600 - Pac-Man United Kingdom
  • 2600 - Pac-Man Japan
  • 3DSE - Pac-Man United States
  • 3DSE - Pac-Man Japan
  • 3DSE - Pac-Man United States
  • 5200 - Pac-Man United States
  • A800 - Pac-Man United States
  • ANDR - Pac-Man United States
  • APL2 - Pac-Man United States
  • ARC - Pac-Man United States
  • ARC - Puck Man Japan
  • C64 - Pac-Man United States
  • C64 - Pac-Man United States
  • C64 - Pac-Man United Kingdom
  • FDS - Pac-Man Japan
  • FM7 - Pac-Man Japan
  • GB - Pac-Man United States
  • GB - Pac-Man Japan
  • GBA - Famicom Mini: Pac-Man Japan
  • GBA - Classic NES Series: Pac-Man United States
  • GBA - NES CLASSICS: Pac-Man United Kingdom
  • GG - Pac-Man Japan
  • GG - Pac-Man United States
  • INTV - Pac-Man United States
  • INTV - Pac-Man Australia
  • IPHN - Pac-Man United States
  • MSX - Pac-Man Japan
  • MSX - Pac-Man United Kingdom
  • NES - Pac-Man United States
  • NES - Pac-Man United Kingdom
  • NES - Pac-Man Japan
  • NGPC - Pac-Man United States
  • NGPC - Pac-Man Japan
  • NGPC - Pac-Man United Kingdom
  • PC - Pac-Man United States
  • PC - Arcade Game Series: Pac-Man United States
  • PC88 - Pac-Man Japan
  • PC98 - Pac-Man Japan
  • PS4 - Arcade Game Series: Pac-Man United States
  • SPEC - Pac-Man United Kingdom
  • TI99 - Pac-Man United States
  • VC20 - Pac-Man United States
  • WiiU - Pac-Man United States
  • WP - Pac-Man United States
  • WP - Pac-Man United States
  • WSHP - Pac-Man United Kingdom
  • WSHP - Pac-Man Japan
  • WSHP - Pac-Man United States
  • X1 - Pac-Man Japan
  • XBGS - Pac-Man United States
  • XBGS - Pac-Man United Kingdom
  • XBGS - Pac-Man Japan
  • XBGS - Pac-Man United States
  • XONE - Arcade Game Series: Pac-Man United States

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The original Pac-Man is now on PC
Game: ARCADE GAME SERIES Pac-Man
Genre: Puzzle
Publisher/Developer: Namco Bandai
System: Steam (PC)
Total Score: 63/100
Value Score: 6.3/10

• Story: 1/10
• Characters: 5/10
• GamePlay: 7/10
• Graphics: 6/10
• Sound: 8/10
• Music: 7/10
• Length: 7/10
• Replay Value: 5/10
• Player Value: 7/10

Pros
+Play the original PAC-MAN game released 30 years ago in modern resolution and visual options settings
+Saving system implemented
+Scanline option and multiple sound effect options
+Controller function works (tested with Dualshock 4)
+Achievements

Cons
-Price is a bit high ($4), its best to buy it part of the ARCADE GAME SERIES bundle on Steam
-Unusual download size (700+ MBs) for one single game
-Cannot remap controls in game
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