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Pacman and a Slice of Pizza Story

Holiday Ayo - Pacman is one of the most popular and iconic classic video games. This game was originally known as Puck Man.

When the game was first released in Japan in 1980 by the video game company Namco, it was called "Puck Man." However, when the game was released in the United States by Midway Games, the name was changed to "Pacman" to prevent vandals from changing the "P" in the title to an "F."

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Pacman was created by Toru Iwatani. He is a Japanese video game designer who created Pacman. He got the inspiration for the game from the shape of the pizza he had left unsliced at dinner. He wanted to create a game that would appeal to women and players who were not particularly skilled at video games.

Pacman is one of the most famous video game characters of all time. Pacman's round yellow head and big mouth have become an iconic symbol in video game culture. He is also known as one of the first video game characters to have a clear personality and is considered an icon of the 1980s generation. Pacman was the first video game to successfully attract female players.

Before Pacman, video games tended to be aimed at men and had a more combat-oriented theme. Pacman, with its more playful and female-friendly elements, managed to appeal to them and became one of the first video games to become popular among women.

Pac-Man is an arcade game developed by Namco and published by Midway; released in Japan on May 22, 1980. Originally released only in arcades, Pac-Man, which is still popular today, has also been released onother platforms such as the Game Boy and SNES. The game was designed by Toru Iwatani, who was an employee of Namco.

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The player must control a yellow character named Pac-Man and lead him around a winding corridor while "eating" small dots and other special objects. At the same time, there are four "ghosts" roaming the corridor whose job is to catch Pac-Man. The player can complete a level (level) by successfully eating all the dots and special objects. In theory, the game can continue indefinitely, but the 256th level has a bug that causes the image on the screen to be irregular and therefore Pac-Man cannot be played past that level.

Pac-Man is now considered one of the classic video games and is one of the icons of the 1980s. One of the reasons for its success is the form of the game that can be enjoyed by both men and women compared to other arcade games before Pac-Man such as Space Invaders and Defender which are shooting games.

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