New Pac-Man game launching this fall

Pac-Man and the Ghostly Adventures based on Disney XD show coming to PS3, Xbox 360, and Wii U; side-scrolling version headed to 3DS.

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Pac-Man is coming back. Namco Bandai announced Pac-Man and the Ghostly Adventures today, a new game based on the upcoming Disney XD show of the same name.

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Pac-Man and the Ghostly Adventures will launch for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and Wii U this fall. A separate side-scrolling version will be available for 3DS.

According to Namco Bandai, Pac-Man and the Ghostly Adventures the game will focus on the Pac-World, a place of peace until the Netherworld ghosts arrived. Gamers are cast as the iconic yellow chomper and must defeat the ghosts and their evil Betrayus leader.

The game's announcement trailer indicates Pac-Man and the Ghostly Adventures will feature Mario-like platforming sequences, as well as the series-familiar ghost-chomping.

The animated Pac-Man and the Ghostly Adventures TV show is scheduled to premiere in 2013. It was created by Marvel Studios executive and Iron Man producer Avi Arad.

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