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Pac-Man

Average Rating: 6.21/10
Video Game Rank: 2250
Xbox 360 Rank: 572
Atari 2600 Rank: 49
Atari 5200 Rank: 25
Commodore 64 Rank: 155
Game Boy Rank: 73
Game Boy Advance Rank: 99
Intellivision Rank: 24
NES Rank: 151
SEGA Game Gear Rank: 20
Arcade Rank: 158
Atari 8-bit family Rank: 56
VIC-20 Rank: 11
Windows Rank: 1329
Apple II Rank: 79
MSX Rank: 53
Neo Geo Pocket Color Rank: 1
TI-99 Rank: 8
Nintendo 3DS Rank: 143
Wii U Rank: 197
Information
Primary Name
Pac-Man
Alternate Names
Pakkuman
Puck Man
パックマン
Platform
Genre
Theme
Franchise
Mode
Minimum Players
1
Maximum Players
2
Release Date
1980-05-22
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Pac-Man
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eShop Wii U Downloadable edition
Rel Date: 2013-05-02
Publisher: Namco Ltd.
Wii U
Developer: Namco Ltd.
Media: Downloadable Content
Region: 
Rating: CERO: A (All ages), ESRB: E, PEGI: 3+
English, Japanese
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Pac-Man
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eShop Nintendo 3DS edition
Rel Date: 2012-11-21
Publisher: Namco Ltd.
Nintendo 3DS
Developer: Namco Ltd.
Media: Downloadable Content
Region: 
Rating: CERO: A (All ages), ESRB: E, OFLC(AU): G / ACB: G, PEGI: 3+more»
English, Japanese
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Pac-Man
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3DS Virtual Console edition (GameBoy)
Rel Date: 2011-07-06
Publisher: Namco Ltd.
Nintendo 3DS
Developer: Namco Ltd.
Media: Downloadable Content
Region: Asia (Except China)
Rating: CERO: A (All ages), ESRB: E, OFLC(AU): G / ACB: G, PEGI: 3+more»
English, Japanese
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Pac-Man
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US Xbox Live Arcade (XBLA) download edition
Rel Date: 2006-00-00
Publisher: Xbox Live Productions
Xbox 360
Developer: Namco Ltd.
Media: Downloadable Content
Region: North America
Rating: ESRB: E
English
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Pac-Man
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North American Game Boy edition
Rel Date: 1991-04-00
Publisher: Namco Ltd.
Game Boy
Developer: Namco Ltd.
Media: Cartridge
Region: 
Rating: (Not Rated)
English
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パックマン
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Japanese Game Boy edition
Rel Date: 1990-11-16
Publisher: Namco Ltd.
Game Boy
Developer: Namco Ltd.
Media: Cartridge
Region: 
Rating: (Not Rated)
Japanese
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Pac-Man
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North American NES Tengen edition
Rel Date: 1988-00-00
Publisher: Tengen
NES
Developer: Namco Ltd.
Media: Cartridge
Region: North America
Rating: (Not Rated)
English
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Pac-Man
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North American Apple II Atari edition
Rel Date: 1983-00-00
Publisher: Atari, Inc.
Apple II
Developer: Atari, Inc., Namco Ltd.
Media: 5 1/4" Floppy Disk
Region: 
Rating: (Not Rated)
English
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Pac-Man
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North American Apple II Thunder Mountain edition
Rel Date: 1983-00-00
Publisher: Thunder Mountain
Apple II
Developer: Namco Ltd.
Media: 3.5" Disk
Region: 
Rating: (Not Rated)
English
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Pac-Man
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English/European Commodore 64 edition
Rel Date: 1982-00-00
Publisher: Atari, Inc.
Commodore 64
Developer: Namco Ltd.
Media: 
Region: 
Rating: (Not Rated)
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Description Edit | History

"Pac-Man (Japanese: パックマン Pakkuman) is an arcade game developed by Namco and licensed for distribution in the United States by Midway, first released in Japan on May 22, 1980. Immensely popular from its original release to the present day, Pac-Man is universally considered as one of the classics of the medium, virtually synonymous with video games, and an icon of the 1980s popular culture. Upon its release, the game--and, subsequently, Pac-Man derivatives--became a social phenomenon that sold a bevy of merchandise and also inspired, among other things, an animated television series and a top-ten hit single.

When Pac-Man was released, the most popular arcade video games were space shooters, in particular Space Invaders and Asteroids. The most visible minority were sports games that were mostly derivative of Pong. Pac-Man succeeded by creating a new genre and appealing to both genders. Pac-Man is often credited with being a landmark in video game history, and is among the most famous arcade games of all time. The character also appears in more than 30 officially licensed game spin-offs, as well as in numerous unauthorized clones and bootlegs. According to the Davie-Brown Index, Pac-Man has the highest brand awareness of any video game character among American consumers, recognized by 94 percent of them. Pac-Man is one of the longest running video game franchises from the golden age of video arcade games, and one of only three video games that are on display at the Smithsonian in Washington D.C., (along with Pong and Dragon's Lair)."

Source: Wikipedia, "Pac_man," available under the CC-BY-SA License.

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Video Game Rank: 2250
Xbox 360 Rank: 572
Atari 2600 Rank: 49
Atari 5200 Rank: 25
Commodore 64 Rank: 155
Game Boy Rank: 73
Game Boy Advance Rank: 99
Intellivision Rank: 24
NES Rank: 151
SEGA Game Gear Rank: 20
Arcade Rank: 158
Atari 8-bit family Rank: 56
VIC-20 Rank: 11
Windows Rank: 1329
Apple II Rank: 79
MSX Rank: 53
Neo Geo Pocket Color Rank: 1
TI-99 Rank: 8
Nintendo 3DS Rank: 143
Wii U Rank: 197
Num Ratings: 159
Average Rating: 6.21
Standard Deviation: 1.75
Num Views: 2345
GeekBuddy Analysis: Analyze
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Avg. Game Weight: 1.6
Fans: 3
Personal Comments: 37
Users Owning: 229
Users Wanting: 0
Users Trading: 4 [find trade matches]
Has Parts For Trade: 0
Want Parts In Trade: 0
Price History: View
Total Plays: 9
Plays This Month: 0
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