Posts Tagged ‘pac-man’

Heart Attack Man: First-Person Pac-Man Is Horrifying

By Nathan Grayson on February 28th, 2013.

Well, it's definitely scarier than Slender, anyway.

I’m sure FPS-Man isn’t the first game to attempt Namco’s venerable pellet-munching classic in first-person, but I’m still willing to wager that it’s still the first of its kind. In a ghost-dodging twist, this is Pac-Man re-imagined as some kind of bowel-clenchingly atmospheric horror game. And you know what? It kinda works. Honestly, there’s not a whole lot to it (yet), but what’s here is oppressively claustrophobic in all the best ways. An endless hallway of ghastly howls and neon whispers. I do, however, have some borderline¬†sacrilegious news for you: no wakkas.

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Pac-Man: Behind The Smile

By Alec Meer on June 18th, 2010.

The tears of a junkie

My comrades failed to observe my prompting about this bizarro-world gem earlier, so now I am out of my day job skin, I shall do it. Hmmph. Wasters.

So: there’s going to be a Pac-Man TV show, all CGI and 3D and whatever else is buzzwordy.

It’s not going to be a simple tale of a yellow orb eating pills and running away from ghosts, oh no. This is about human interest and social messages. Pac-Man. Human interest and social messages. Pac-Man. Y’okay.
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For Pac-Man I Pick Bruce Willis

By John Walker on May 23rd, 2008.

Pick a game to make into a movie, go on.

SUBLIMINAL MESSAGE

You picked Pac-Man, didn’t you?! I influenced your thoughts. Well, your dreams are coming true. As batshit crazy as it may seem, someone is not only going to make a Pac-Man movie, but also spend a considerable amount of money doing it.

MCV reports that Crystal Sky Pictures (they behind Bratz and Ghost Rider – both narrowly missing Oscars) are to be injected with $200m by Grovsenor Park, which will be used to make five movies. One of these will be Castlevania, another will be a sequel to Hard Boiled (which is what Stranglehold was supposed to be, so who knows what’s happening there), and another is, well, Pac-Man.

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Pac-Text Om Nom Nom

By John Walker on November 6th, 2007.

Well this is the best idea ever.

Someone has converted Pac-Man to a text adventure.

examine ghost

Which is the perfect way to end a harrowing day of no internets. Try to imagine it – from the moment I woke up to the evening, no connection to the outside world beyond a clockwork telephone. Frenzied attempts to set up yoghurt pots tied to string between my house and every other home and business in the world were quickly abandoned after too many peach melbas made my tummy hurt, leaving me to struggle on in a world without access to Wikipedia, Homestar Runner and Google Image Search. But I’m back, and to celebrate I’m playing a text version of Pac-Man – what a confusing mix of retroey goodness.

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