Reviews and Problems with Pac-Man Championship Edition
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Pac-Man Championship Edition
Game Over Online
13 June 2015
Excerpt: If you’re expecting a replica of the Pac-Man coin-on arcade classic of the 1980s, you’re going to be in for a surprise. A pleasant surprise. That’s because Pac-Man Championship Edition is the best version of Pac-Man to come along in years, and it’s now available only on Xbox Live Arcade.
Excerpt: After reading an article in the RetroGamer magazine , I decided to give Pac-Man Championship Edition a try. Being a huge Pac-Man fan, I had high hopes that it would hold to the legacy of Pac-Man.
Excerpt: After reading an article in the RetroGamer magazine , I decided to give Pac-Man Championship Edition a try. Being a huge Pac-Man fan, I had high hopes that it would hold to the legacy of Pac-Man. There are six game modes to play, each with a time limit.
Excerpt: It’s not easy staying fresh in the game industry, a place where change whips along at a rapid pace. As Xbox Live Arcade lends a new lease of life to retro titles of old, some don’t translate too well and others are, to be honest, a bit embarrassing.
Excerpt: Namco's iconic yellow hero Pac-Man is probably the most recognised game character across the entire planet. He has appeared in dozens of spin-off games, on a monstrous amount of merchandise, and even been sighted by over-enthusiastic academics as a metaphor for Margaret Thatcher's greedy capitalist...
Excerpt: Although I havent been much of an Xbox Live Arcade gamer so far, I have played my fair share of games that have appeared on Microsofts interesting game service. Ive played many of the big-shots to grace the service thus far, however, there havent been many that have grasped my attention and held it...
Excerpt: Were people "upset" when the "big news" last week was the release of a new Pac-Man? Sure. Is that fair to the game? Not at all. Last week, many gamers were told by several sites to expect an announcement which would change the history of gaming; they got a new Pac-Man.
Excerpt: Pac-Man has roamed arcades for more than 20 years now. Fans have delighted in racing around a maze as the pizza-shaped hero while gobbling pellets, ghosts and fruit. For whatever reason, the game’s simple design has appealed to each new generation.
Excerpt: The haunting in Pac-Land Opening your eyes, you find yourself in darkness, the only guide to aid you being a line of suspicious round substances. You begin to question the purpose and effect of them, when suddenly you hear cries.
Pros: Much more addictive that the original, Constant changing of mazes manages to keep players on their toes
Cons: Not getting a great amount for your money, A lot of the modes feel incredibly similar to each other