What Gamespot Users have to say about Pac-Man
I remember Christmas 1981 so well. It was a season of anticipation for one of the few gifts I wanted that year -- a copy of the Atari 2600 port of "Pac-Man". That game had literally dominated the arcades since ... Read Full Review11 of 11 users found the following review helpful
The hype of Pac-Man making the jump to the 2600 is not unlike the rumble created from any upcoming Zelda game now. The roar was furious. Stores were preselling the game [the first time ever in history, if memory serves... Read Full Review8 of 8 users found the following review helpful
Good-old classic Pac-Man done in the worst way possible. This home-version tarnishes the Pac-Man legacy.
Most everyone on the planet knows the concept behind Pac-Man. Chomp all the little balls and avoid the ghosties to progress. This is his first trip into gamer's homes, and it certainly leaves a bad taste. The levels n... Read Full Review4 of 6 users found the following review helpful
I was five. It was that age when days collide and distractions come easy. I was standing in the video game isle looking up at the demo 2600 -- mesmerized by the lights My brother and father had gone to the counter... Read Full Review1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
It could of been so much better. The gameplay is the same basic rules of the arcade Pac-Man; run around eating all the pills and avoiding ghosts. Super pills turn all the enemies blue and allows you to eat the ghosts... Read Full Review2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
In the annals of Video Game history there are two games that stand out as the epitome of the worst the Video Game Industry has the offer: The Atari 2600 ports of Pac-Man and ET. Between the two Pac-Man is the better made... Read Full Review0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
Atari has brought Pac-Man home to their 2600 console system, but it is near unrecognizable and a terrible waste of money. People expecting this game to be near its arcade counterpart will be sorely disappointed. Even co... Read Full Review8 of 10 users found the following review helpful
If you have never played the real Pac-Man before, then this is an excellent game, if you have played it....uh-oh...
I first played Pac-Man on the Atari 2600. It was my first Pac-Man experience, and it was a good one. I couldnt wait to turn on my used Atari 2600 and put in Pac-Man and finally experience what gamers everywhere called Pa... Read Full Review0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
I am too young to know what it was like back in the olden days when this came out, but having found it in my closet one day it put it in perspective how far we've made it into the future of gaming. I always liked to play... Read Full Review1 of 3 users found the following review helpful
Pac Man is a game my grandpa played. He is like a video game hater. But he was obseesd with PAC MAN. This review is 4him
My grandpa is still alive he is 65. My Dad used to have (and still has) a NES and INTELLIVISION. He also had some Game'n Watch. This is my first Classic Game Review so please read it. GameplaY: Very good. Gobbing up ... Read Full Review2 of 5 users found the following review helpful