Pac-Man and the Ghostly Adventures (video game)

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Pac-Man and the Ghostly Adventures
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Boxart image released on each console
Developer(s) Monkey Bar Games
Inti Creates (3DS)
Publisher(s) Bandai Namco Entertainment
Director(s) Kinshi Ikegami (3DS)
Producer(s) Bryan West
Tetsuya Yusa (3DS)
Designer(s) Dave Ellis
Kinshi Ikegami(3DS)
Masato Okudaira(3DS)
Toshihisa Sakaino(3DS)
Tomokazu Oonishi(3DS)
Satoru Nishizawa(3DS)
Writer(s) Dave Ellis
Composer(s) Mina Hatazoe (3DS)
Ippo Yamada (3DS)
Series Pac-Man
Engine Vicious Engine 2
Platform(s) Xbox 360, Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3, Wii U, Nintendo 3DS
Release date(s)
Genre(s) Platform
Mode(s) Single-player, multiplayer

Pac-Man and the Ghostly Adventures, also known in Japan as Pac-World (Japanese: パックワールド Hepburn: Pakkuwārudo?),[2] is a 3D platform video game based on the TV series of the same name. The console and PC versions were developed by Monkey Bar Games and the 3DS version was developed by Inti Creates. Both versions were published by Bandai Namco Entertainment.

On April 22, 2014, Bandai Namco announced a sequel called Pac-Man and the Ghostly Adventures 2.[3][4]

Plot[edit]

The game begins with Pac-Man and his friends walk into Sir C's lab. Three golden orbs are on a table, while Sir C is explaining what they are to Pac-Man, four ghosts from the netherworld come and tell Pac-Man that Pacoplis is under attack by Betrayus, king of the netherworld.

Reception[edit]

Pac-Man and the Ghostly Adventures
Review scores
Publication Score
GameZone 4.5/10
Nintendo Life 7.0/10

Pac-Man and the Ghostly Adventures received mixed to positive reviews. Nintendo Life gave 7.0/10, writing "Pac-Man's latest adventure is kid-friendly in the best way: this is a solid, enjoyable 3D platformer that's built with a level of care and polish not often seen in games aimed at this audience."

GameZone's David Sanchez gave Pac-Man and the Ghostly Adventures a 4.5/10, writing that "Ghostly Adventures looks okay — it's certainly nicer to look at than it is to play, that's for sure."[5]

Sequel[edit]

On April 22, 2014, Bandai Namco announced a sequel called Pac-Man and the Ghostly Adventures 2.[6][7]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "pac-man and the ghostly adventures - Reviews, Articles, People, Trailers and more at". Metacritic. Retrieved October 14, 2013. 
  2. ^ "Japanese official site". Retrieved August 12, 2014. 
  3. ^ "Pac Man And The Ghostly Adventures 2 debut trailer". Nintendo Everything. Retrieved February 26, 2015. 
  4. ^ "Bandai Namco announces Pac-Man and the Ghostly Adventures 2". Nintendo Everything. Retrieved February 26, 2015. 
  5. ^ Sanchez, David (December 5, 2013). "Pac-Man and the Ghostly Adventures 3DS Review: Pac-Man deserves better, and so do we". GZ. Retrieved January 22, 2014. 
  6. ^ "Pac Man And The Ghostly Adventures 2 debut trailer". Nintendo Everything. Retrieved February 26, 2015. 
  7. ^ "Bandai Namco announces Pac-Man and the Ghostly Adventures 2". Nintendo Everything. Retrieved February 26, 2015. 

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