Original Pac-Man Machine (Carolina Arcade Museum)

Pac-Man is arguably the most popular video game of all time. It was inspired by a pizza pie missing one slice and became a worldwide hit. Namco partnered with Midway for the American release. I didn’t spend much time with it at the Carolina Arcade Museum in Forest City, North Carolina. Because let’s be honest,Continue reading “Original Pac-Man Machine (Carolina Arcade Museum)”

Pac-Man Championship Edition 2 Plus (Nintendo Switch) Review

From old people to the newest generation of little ones, almost everybody knows who Pac-Man is. However Pac-Man certainly isn’t the gaming giant he used to be. There was a time that this beloved mascot was more popular than Nintendo’s Super Mario, but the series has struggled to evolve and stay relevant. One good revivalContinue reading “Pac-Man Championship Edition 2 Plus (Nintendo Switch) Review”

Pac-Man (Game Boy) Review

For many years I’ve been a fan of the Pac-Man series though sometimes I wonder why I bother. I got a 3DS a few months ago and I have been getting old Game Boy games that I missed from ages ago on it’s Virtual Console. I noticed Pac-Man was available, and even though I wasn’tContinue reading “Pac-Man (Game Boy) Review”

Video Game History: Mario Kart Arcade GP

While Mario has raced on the SNES, N64, GC, GBA, Wii, DS, and 3DS you’ve probably never seen this Mario Kart for arcades. In 2005, Nintendo let Namco develop a Mario Kart just for the arcades. It was basically the same concept. Race as a Mario character, use items, and get to the finish. NamcoContinue reading “Video Game History: Mario Kart Arcade GP”

Video Game History: Pac-Man (Atari 2600)

With the incredible success of Pac-Man in 1980, many people really did have “Pac-Man Fever”. What they didn’t have was Pac-Man to play at their house. Atari asked programmer Tod Frye to make a Atari 2600 version of the arcade classic, and the results were poor at best. Sadly for Frye; he was given notContinue reading “Video Game History: Pac-Man (Atari 2600)”