Pac-Man

a.k.a. PuckMan / Puck Man / パックマン

created and published by Bally Midway / Namco in 1980-05-22, running on Arcade
type: maze
genre: Pac-Man-like
series: Pac-Man
perspective: bird's-eye fixed camera
player options: single player
languages: eng
3.8/5
bootleg(s): Hangly-Man / Joyman / New Puck-X / Newpuc2

Technical specs

additional hardware: Namco Pac-Man arcade hardware,
display: raster

Editor note

First game to sell over 100,000 units in the States alone!

Also the first major commercialized gaming icon, the little guy with a big mouth. What more needs to be said? Who doesn't know Pac-Man?
# 2006

Authors / Staff

Toru Iwatani

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collected in
Namco Museum (Dreamcast)
Return of Arcade (Windows)

emulated by
Pac-Man Arcade Emulator (Amstrad CPC)
Namco Museum Vol. 1 (PS)

has influenced
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has this clone
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MyMan (Linux)
CatChum (DEC PDP-1)
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Tintumon: The Genesis (Android)
Hatman (Linux)
Mac Pac (Sharp MZ)
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Pacman (Linux)
Scarf Man (TRS-80)
TACMAN (Linux)
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Pacman (Linux)
Kapman (Linux)
MacMan (Mac OS Classic)
Agrovator (Memotech MTX)
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ported to
Pac-Man (X360)
Pac-Man (MS-DOS)
Pac-Man (C64)
Pac-Man (Atari 5200)
Pac-Man (Atari 2600)
Pac-Man (GB)
Pac-Man (Game Gear)
Pac-Man Collection (GBA)
Namco Museum: 50th Anniversary (GBA)
Pac-Man (NES)
Pac-Man (Famicom Disk System)

prequel of
Ms. Pac-Man (Arcade)

similar to
Harry Potter (Mega Drive)
Lady Bug (Arcade)
Bongo's Bash (Apple II E)

version of
Pac-Man (X68000)
Pac-Man (MSX)
Pac-Man (C16/Plus4)
Pac-Man (Amstrad CPC)
Pac-Man (Amstrad CPC)
Pac-Man (Apple II E)
Pac-Man (Atari 400/800)
Pac-Man (ZX Spectrum)
Pac-Man (Atari 400/800)
Pac-Man (custom)
Pac-Man (WinCE)
Pac-Man (Atari 400/800)
Pac-Man (Atari ST)
Pacman (MSX)
Famicom Pac-Man (X68000)
Pac-Man on E's (Atari ST)

was remade as
Pac-Man Collection (GBA)

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