In the early 1980s, PAC-MAN was a big hit in the arcade. And Atari decided to port it over to the Atari 2600. It just might have been Atari's biggest-selling cartrige. Millions sold. It was nothing like the original PAC-MAN. It sucked. People blame this game for the video game crash in 1983 (and also E.T.). But, a year or 2 later, they released Ms. PAC-MAN for the 2600 which is such a dramatic improvement over PAC-MAN. Some of the better changes are that you cane see the different colors in the ghosts. The boards change colors. The boards change shapes. And so much more. They must have Ms. PAC-MAN on almost every game console ever created: 2600, 5200, 7800, NES, Genesis, SNES, C64, Game Boy, and so on. And another year or so later, Atari released Jr. PAC-MAN for the 2600 (after the crash in 1983), and in my opinion is very underappreciated, cause it's such a fun game. They should re-release Ms. PAC-MAN for the Playstation 3, Xbox 360, DS, or the Wii. Or put it on Wii Virtual Console. An awseome game, and one of the best games ever made.
To say that Pacman on the Atari 2600 was a universal flop is an understetement. So it was only with extreme caution, and having seen the game in action that I purchased Ms. Pacman. For the time and date that it came ... Read Full Review
Its rare that I would rate a game thats a few years older than me with a 10, but this game deserves it. And while technically the original Pac-Man came first and is the 'legend' of the series, Ms. Pac-Man is what came in... Read Full Review