Excerpt: Pac-Man is here in his second platform game called Pac-Man World 2 . This time the evil ghost are up to no good again and accidentally release a ghost called Spooky by taking the magical fruits off of a tree. He tells the ghost to hide the fruits from Pac-Man and so Pac-Man's adventure begins.
Pros: Simple, effective graphics, Easy Control, Classic sound effects, Original Pac-Man games included
Cons: The music, The camera, The varying difficulty level, Frustrating
Excerpt: So, you beat 'Jak & Daxter' and you're sitting around wondering what to play now, right? Seem like there haven't been too many honest-to-goodness Platform titles on PS2 lately? Well, all that changed when Pac-Man World 2 hit the shelves. If you are a fan of the little yellow guy, you owe it to yourself to jump up, gather all loose change and bills, and run down to make a purchase of this game. Where the first round of updates to Pac-Man and Ms.
Excerpt: Finding decent platformers on the Xbox, let alone good ones, is a mighty task. Fortunately, the people at Namco decided to port the PS2 version of the game over to the Xbox. Truthfully, Pac Man World 2 does have flaws, which affect how well you can perform in the game and yet it is still the best platform title that I have seen on Xbox. Almost a quarter of a century since his incarnation, Pac Man is back in a new 3D world.
Excerpt: For years, especially in the 80's, there was one major icon that stood alongside Mario in the video game industry, a fearless little adventurer known only as Pac-Man. One of the bigger draws in arcades throughout the country, Pac-Man started to fade from the spotlight in the early 90's, due to in part the slow but inevitable death of the arcade scene.
Conclusion: The great Pac-Man compendium finally comes to PC. The 3D main part of the game is fairly enjoyable but it's the classic Pac-Man games that you can unlock that make this a great value game and at less than £10 you can't go wrong.
Excerpt: The original Pac-Man World for the PlayStation remains one of the best-executed remakes of a classic arcade game--not that that's saying much. But the game did an excellent job with its source material--Namco's incredibly famous arcade classic--both in terms of the aesthetics and its play mechanics as a platform game. The PS2 sequel closely follows the original's formula and improves certain aspects of the first game in the process.
Excerpt: An evil force by the name of 'Spooky' has been unleashed by those dastardly ghosts and its up to everyone's favorite pepperoni-slice shaped yellow hero to make sure Pac-World is rid of this ancient evil. The objective of the game is to collect various 'Gold Fruits', once you collect them all you will be able to do away with Spooky by ways of sealing him in a...er...tree.
Excerpt: Quand Namco ressort Pac-Man du tiroir, ce n'est pas simplement pour faire plaisir aux nostalgiques. Avec Pac-Man World 2, l'éditeur nippon prouve que l'on peut encore surprendre avec un concept éculé depuis des lustres. La preuve avec ce titre étonnamment sympathique.