Pac-Man a Visual History
The Early Years
PAC-MAN hit U.S. shores in October and quickly became a huge hit, selling over 100.000 units its first year.
Ms. PAC-MAN® is born and includes multiple mazes, moving fruit and faster gameplay.
"PAC-MAN FEVER®" grips the US: A top-rated PAC-MAN cartoon is produced by Hanna-Barbera, and Buckner & Garcia's song PAC-MAN FEVER sells over a million copies!
PAC-LAND® was released, the first side scrolling action game in the series.
255 levels The 256th IsUnbeatable
240 dots Each Level
4 power pallets in each stage of the original PAC-MAN
Is the maximum possible score, first achieved by Billy Mitchell after 6 hours of play.
Unpredictable. His random movements can make him dangerous.
Will take a roundabout path to surprise you. Watch out!
Likes to wander off, which makes him less of a threat.
Pac-Man's classic dissolving death animation was inspired by the explosion of fireworks.
To honor Pac-Man, Google turned its homepage logo into the first playable Google doodle, inadvertently gobbling up almost five million hours of the world's work time.
PAC-MAN was awarded by Guinness World Records as