Pac-Man

Faithful version of the Namco arcade machine, which should need no introduction.

A maze game where Pac Man must be guided around a maze collected pills, and avoiding 4 ghosts, power pills larger than the others can be collected which make the ghosts turn blue and are vulnerable to be eaten by Pac Man for a short while. As the levels progress this time shortens.

When all the pills are gone from the screen the level ends. Pac Man has 3 lives before the game ends.

There are bonus items that can be picked up for score such as cherries.

Both the arcade and Famicom versions were huge hits in Japan, and are frequently found on retro compilations. Many variations of the game and updates have appeared over the years.





Platform : Nintendo Famicom
Format : Cartridge
Publisher : Namcot
Authors : Namco
Date : 11th February 1984

Other Software by Namcot:

Item Manufacturer Platform Format Date
Pac-Man Namcot Nintendo Famicom Cartridge 11 Feb 1984
Mappy Namcot Nintendo Famicom Cartridge 14 Nov 1984
The Tower Of Druaga Namcot Nintendo Famicom Cartridge 1985
Galaga Namcot Nintendo Famicom Cartridge 1985
Yokai Dochuki (Tales From The Monster Path) Namcot NEC PC Engine HuCard 1987
Namco Mahjong Namcot Nintendo Famicom Cartridge 1990
Namco Classic II Namcot Nintendo Famicom Cartridge 13 Mar 1992
Samurai Ghost Namcot NEC PC Engine HU Card 7 Apr 1992
Super Famista 2 Namcot Super Famicom Cartridge 1993

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This exhibit has a reference ID of CH32128. Please quote this reference ID in any communication with the Centre for Computing History.
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