Pac-Man Series News


Namco Founder Masaya Nakamura Passes Away at 91, Here's Part of His Legacy

By Brittany Vincent, Jan 30, 2017 10:45am PST

Namco's enduring legacy is due in part to its founder Masaya Nakamura and its body of impressive games. 


Pac-Man Championship Edition 2 Review: Powering Up

By Brittany Vincent, Sep 13, 2016 10:32am PDT

Looks like the original Pac-Man Championship Edition ate a power pill! Our review.


"I loved the first Championship Edition. DX was okay but I preferred the twists on the original ..."

- pyide see all 2 comments

Pac-Man Championship Edition 2 release finally nailed down

By John Keefer, Aug 09, 2016 11:53am PDT

This game is gonna bite ... and chomp and exorcise a few ghosts.


"man that reminds me, CE DX is backwards-compatible now on Xbone"

- EvilDolemite see all 2 comments

Pac-Man Championship Edition 2 chomps its way to PC, PS4, and Xbox One in September

By Daniel Perez, Jul 20, 2016 9:21am PDT

Pac-Man Championship Edition 2 features new graphics, a new game mode, and more!


"oh hay. I just got Championship DX on my phone. I love it. I wanted hard to like Pac-Man 256 ..."

- manero see all 3 comments

Xbox One backwards compatibility adds Alan Wake, Castlevania: SOTN, and PAC-MAN

By Daniel Perez, Mar 17, 2016 8:19am PDT

Three new games are now available to play on the Xbox One through its backwards compatibility feature.


Shack Reels: Shack's Arcade Corner: Pac-Man

By Shack Staff, Sep 02, 2015 3:00pm PDT

This week's Arcade Corner has us going back to the 80s when the arcade was king. And the king of the arcade at the time was a small, yellow circle that would eat pellets and ghosts. Yes - we're talking about Pac-Man.


"Awesome! Greg that was the best real nice editing with the movie clips you totally have to do ..."

- valcan_s see all 3 comments

Pac-Man 256 from Crossy Road creator gobbles up mazes on iOS and Android today

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 19, 2015 9:46am PDT

This is the day that Pac-Man muches dots as he normally does, but this time, he's doing it to save his own existence in this free-to-play effort from Bandai Namco and Hipster Whale, the developer behind the iOS hit Crossy Road


"Wait so it's just one big level you keep playing till you die? Boring."

- Chod see all 26 comments

Pac-Man Championship Edition DX munches onto mobile devices today

By Ozzie Mejia, Jul 23, 2015 3:30pm PDT

The techno-riffic Pac-Man Championship Edition DX continues the Pac-Man 35 anniversary celebration by making its way onto iOS and Android.


"I have the original Pac-Man: CE for iPhone and yeah, when it speeds up it's unplayable. "

- pyide see all 12 comments

The World Video Game Hall of Fame selects Mario, Pac-Man, Doom, and others in first induction

By Tad Huempfner, Jun 04, 2015 2:45pm PDT

The World Video Game Hall of Fame recognizes six genre-defining games for their inaugral selection.


"Guess I'm thinking uo/eq would be there instead of wow. All blizzard does is rip off ideas. ..."

- k1ld0r see all 9 comments

Bandai Namco Celebrates Pac-Man's 35th Birthday

By Tad Huempfner, May 20, 2015 2:30pm PDT

Bandai Namco is commemorating Pac-Man’s 35th anniversary with updated mobile games and a birthday party for the yellow ghost buster.


Pac Man takes over Ingress and Google Maps

By Ozzie Mejia, Mar 31, 2015 10:25am PDT

How's your Ingress? For April Fools Day, it's Pac-tastic!


"the playable Pac-Man on Google Maps is awesome... some street layouts make it crazy difficult."

- Shadowdane see all 4 comments

Pac-Man and the Ghostly Adventures 2 haunts PS3, Xbox 360 & Wii U this fall

By Andrew Yoon, Apr 22, 2014 8:45am PDT

The original may not have won over gamers, but Bandai Namco is making a sequel to Pac-Man and the Ghostly Adventures anyways.


"All things considered the original wasn't that bad a of a game. Namco made a smart move not ..."

- macdude22 see all 2 comments

Pac-Man and the Ghostly Adventures producer explains character reboot

By Andrew Yoon, Oct 14, 2013 1:30pm PDT

You may have missed it, but Namco Bandai has rebooted the Pac-Man brand. Through the Pac-Man and the Ghostly Adventures cartoon series on Disney...


"Hey, it's hardly worse than the cartoon we had back in the day. And Pac-Man CEDX+ still exists."

- Conan see all 7 comments

Pac-Man Championship Edition DX+ new features showcased in video

By Andrew Yoon, Sep 25, 2013 1:30pm PDT

Pac-Man Championship Edition DX+ is now available on PC, PlayStation Network, and Xbox Live Arcade.


Pac-Man Championship Edition DX+ adds four new courses, coming September

By Andrew Yoon, Aug 12, 2013 7:30am PDT

You may have missed it during the hubbub of E3, but Namco Bandai announced a "Plus" version of its excellent arcade revamp, Pac-Man Championship Edition DX. It's coming to PC, and it'll include all this stuff for free.


"nice, played championship, but skipped DX. looking forward to this!"

- waxthirteen see all 4 comments