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Console: Atari 2600
Region:U
Year: 1982
RFG ID #: U-005-S-03070-A
Part #: CX2646
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Developer: Tod Frye
Publisher: Atari
Rating:
Genre: Action
Sub-genre: Maze
Players: 1-2
Controller: Standard Controller
Media Format: Cartridge 4 KB
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Collection Stats:

  • 536 of 7251 collectors (7.3%) have this game in their collection
  • 5 of 7251 collectors (0%) have this game in their wishlist.
  • 8 of 7251 collectors (0.1%) have this game for sale or trade.
Overview:

*From the Manual* HERE'S PAC-MAN We know that millions of people all over the world just love the PAC-MAN arcade game. PAC-MAN has won the hearts of men, women, and children everywhere. We also know that PAC-MAN has traditionally been an arcade game. Well, we at ATARI know all about arcade games. After all, we make some of the greatest arcade games in the world, and we know how to bring the same dynamite game play into your home. Our PAC-MAN has all of the excitement and challenge of the standard arcade game, and you get to play in the comfort and convenience of your own home. This is especially advantageous if you still plan to make an occasional appearance at the arcade to show off your great playing skills. (Little do they know that you've been practicing at home all along.) Just in case you're new to PAC-MAN, don't worry, it's easy to learn. You'll be a pro in no time at all. So, relax, get comfortable and enjoy it in the privacy of your own home. We suggest that you read this instruction booklet thoroughly before beginning game play. We know that you won't want to miss any important details about game play. You might even find it entertaining.
Variations:

Console Reg. Type Title Publisher Year Genre
Atari 2600 New Zealand S Pac-Man Atari 1983 Action
Atari 2600 U S Pac-Man [Not for Resale] Atari 1983 Action
Atari 2600 U S Pac-Man [Cropped Artwork] Atari 1982 Action
Atari 2600 Canada S Pac-Man Atari 1982 Action
Atari 2600 U S Pac-Man [Rerelease - 1987] Atari 1987 Action
Atari 2600 U S Pac-Man [Rerelease - 1985] Atari 1985 Action
Atari 2600 J S Pac-Man Atari 1983 Action
Atari 2600 E S Pac-Man [Rerelease - 1987] Atari 1987 Action
Atari 2600 E S Pac-Man [Rerelease - 1986] Atari 1986 Action
Atari 2600 E S Pac-Man Atari 1982 Action
Atari 2600 Brazil S Pac-Man Digitel Action
Atari 2600 U S Pac-Man [Picture Label] Sears 1982 Action
Game Trivia:

  • Pac-Man was inspired by a pizza that was missing one slice
  • Pac-Man's original name was going to be "Puck Man" but was changed because the developers were worried that vandals would scratch out part of the "P" changing it to an "F."
  • Released in March 1982.
Game Credits:

Programmed by Tod Frye.
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