Namco offered Pole Position or Mappy to Bally Midway for publication in the United States. They chose Mappy instead and Atari got Pole Position. Atari got the far more successful game
Pole Position was the first game to include real advertisements for other products in the game itself.
With the Fuji Speedway, Pole Position was the first video game with a racing track based on reality.
With Tetris and Mario already doing it, it was only a matter of time before Pac-Man got in on the action. Much like Tetris 99, Pac-Man 99 pits you against 98 other opponents at the same time. The game for the most part plays much like the classic arcade game from long ago. But thereContinue reading “My Pac-Man 99 (Nintendo Switch) Impressions”
Xevious was the first video game to be featured in a television advertisement promoting it.