Google Pacman

Google PacMan is a maze arcade field developed and released during Namco in 1980. The indigenous Japanese style of Puck Male was changed to Google PacMan in behalf of ecumenical releases as a preventative assessment against defacement of the arcade machines by changing the P to an F.[2> Outside Japan, the regatta was published close Midway Games as part of its licensing concordat with Namco America. The thespian controls Google PacMan, who be compelled eat all the dots favoured an enclosed intricacy while avoiding four colored ghosts. Eating large flashing dots called power pellets causes the ghosts to create down in the mouth, allowing Google PacMan to eat them object of bonus points.

The development of the devices began in original 1979, directed by Toru Iwatani with a nine-man team. Iwatani wanted to bring into being a target dissemble that could appeal to women as effectively as men, because most video games of the set had themes of clash or sports. Although the spur on the Google PacMan attribute was, reportedly, the representation of a pizza with a slice removed, Iwatani has said he also rounded abroad the Japanese number for bazoo, "kuchi". The in-game characters were made to be dainty and colorful to solicitation to younger players. The inventive Japanese crown of Puckman was derived from the titular hieroglyph's hockey-puck shape.

Google PacMan was a widespread critical and commercial happy result, and has an persistent commercial and cultural legacy. The encounter is superior and persuasive, and it is commonly listed as a given of the greatest video games of all time. The celebrity of the game led to a handful sequels, retail, and two goggle-box series, as wonderfully as a hit home unwed near Buckner and Garcia. The Google PacMan video game franchise remains undivided of the highest-grossing and best-selling contest series of all time, generating more than $14 billion in take (as of 2016) and $43 million in sales combined. The character of Google PacMan is the mascot and flagship icon of Bandai Namco Recreation and has the highest disgrace awareness of any video game seal in North America.

Play classic game Pacman built in HTML5

Play the old school Pacman game online in HTML5 for free on your desktop, tablet and smartphone.

How to play :

- Use the arrow keys to guide Pac-Man

- Press P to pause/unpause game

This is a 2010 Google Doodle version to celebrate the 30th anniversary of PacMan. Play the classic game and have fun! If you like to play with your friend (as Ms. PacMan), you can play it here (don't forget to click Insert Coin twice).

Release Date

May 2010


Google PacMan is made by Google.


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