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Pac-Man Championship Edition DX
14 February 2011
Summary: With Pac-Man Championship Edition for Xbox Live Arcade, Namco Bandai set the bar for the evolution of its pellet-munching mascot. Now, the little yellow hero is back with Pac-Man Championship Edition DX , and despite the fact that the name indicates it’s just a fancier version of the original, what...
Summary: When I heard that another Pac-Man game was in the works I was a little sceptical to say the least and wondered if there was anything left to breath new life into the franchise. I have to say that not only does " Pac-Man Championship Edition DX " breath new life into the game it totally re-invents...
Excerpt: Wakka wakka wakka wakka wakka. WAKKA. Okay, I've got it out of my system: Pac-Man Championship Edition DX, then. For a start, no it's not just Pac-Man. The hungry little three-quarters of a pie-chart is up to his same old tricks - wolfing down stuff like fruit, keys and enemy ghosts - but in some...
Conclusion: Addiction should have been part of this game’s title. Pac-Man Championship Edition DX is about as solid and sensible an arcade revival that we’ve seen in the downloadable space. It’s reasonably priced, intelligently balanced, and incredibly hard to put down.
Conclusion: Rarely do you find a package that contains so much nostalgia combined with original ideas for such a great price. Anyone looking to revive a classic series for modern sensibilities would do well to use Pac-Man CE DX as a template.
Excerpt: The “score attack” games that once populated arcades throughout the world have nearly all been replaced by level up systems, achievements/trophies, and movie-like story telling from the comfort of home.
Conclusion: As far as 2010 goes, it's mightily difficult to recommend a downloadable title more than Pac-Man Championship Edition DX. Namco Bandai have produced a stunning 21st century re-imaging of the classic formula, and have allowed a new generation of player to get comfortable with a game that many younger...
Summary: Back in 2007, Pac-Man creator Toru Iwatani bid farewell to the gaming industry with a special creation for the Xbox Live Arcade. Hist parting gift, known as Pac-Man Championship Edition, took the gaming world by complete surprise.
Excerpt: I never got to grow up with Pac-Man in the early days of arcade video gaming, thus my only experience with the game has been on computer flash games as a child and the recent resurgence of the Pac-Man legacy on the HD consoles like