The game was licensed by Midway for distribution in the United states. It was first released in Japan. The game immediately became popular and still is today. The game inspired an animated television serious and a Top 40 Pop song. Pac Man was a good change from the space invaders games that seemed to be about the only choice people had until Pac Man was released.
The developer of the classic Pacman arcade game is Namco. The designer is Toru Iwatani, and Hideyuki Mokajima San is the programmer. Toshio Kai is responsible for the sound and music. The release dates for the game were 1979, 1980, 1991, 1999, 2005, and again in 2006.
Overall Score: 4/5
While the gameplay and presentation in PAC-MAN are perfectly identical to the original game, the lasting value slightly brings the game down.
The classic PAC-MAN game is perfectly replicated on Windows Phone, with great controls and all the old gameplay mechanics. The fast loading speeds also make this game more enjoyable to quickly jump into and play. There’s not much more to say except that it’s the famous PAC-MAN loved by millions!
This PAC-MAN version keeps the same arcade style visuals and the same sounds. as the original game. Therefore, the classic is definitely brought to life on our 21st century phones!
Lasting Value: 3/5
Unfortunately, all the game includes is PAC-MAN, which could not last too long. Depending on how perseverant you are at getting high scores, you might only get 30 minutes of gameplay out of it, or 2 hours. But it would have been great if they included other PAC-MAN games, like Ms. Pac-Man, to lengthen the gameplay.