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Pac-Man World 3

Platform(s): GameCube, PC, PSP, PlayStation 2, Xbox
Genre: Action/Adventure
Publisher: Namco

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'Pac-Man World 3' (NGC/PS2/Xbox/PC) Rolls Into Stores

by Rainier on Nov. 15, 2005 @ 8:27 a.m. PST

In a mad search for power, evil genius Erwin creates a machine that can penetrate into the world of the Ghosts...the Spectral Realm! But now the Spectral Realm is collapsing into the real world, and this will bring about a massive catastrophe that will plunge the world into a state of devastation for years to come!

"Pac-Man is celebrating his silver anniversary this year, but he gets a gold star for his performance in 'Pac-Man World 3,'" said Jeff Lujan, Business Director at Namco Hometek Inc. "As if it wasn't enough that his newest game is one of his best platform adventures yet with its incredible action, challenging puzzles and unique new features like the Power Ribbon and the Super Stomp--but for the first time in one of his games he also speaks!"

In "Pac-Man World 3," the evil genius Erwin has created a machine that can penetrate into the Spectral Realm - the world of the Ghosts and ultimately devastate the world. At the start of the game, Pac-Man is mysteriously transported out of Pac-Village, into a mysterious land, and he soon realizes that it is up to him to uncover Erwin~Rs diabolical plot and save the world from massive catastrophe. Along the way, Pac-Man will meet friends and enemies alike, and to achieve his goals he may need to make allies out of his old nemeses.

"Pac-Man World 3" features Pac-Man classics including Power Pellets, Pac-Dots, fruit and favorite characters, while adding new elements such as a the Electro Shock, Power Ribbon, and Super Stomp, plus new special moves like punching and climbing. For the first time, players will be able to control the Ghosts Pinky and Clyde, who each have special abilities to solve puzzles and access areas that Pac-Man can~Rt reach. "Pac-Man World 3" also features the original arcade game from 1980, and classic 2D and 3D mazes throughout the adventure in which players can compete for bonuses.

In addition to enjoying the action-adventure in "Pac-Man World 3," players can experience some special extras in celebration of Pac-Man's 25th anniversary. Bonus material in the game~Rs museum section includes an exclusive interview with Pac-Man's creator, Toru Iwatani, a sneek peek video trailer for the upcoming "Pac-Man World Rally," and a written history of Pac-Man over the years.

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