The world was first introduced to Toru Iwatani's yellow dot muncher in 1980 – Pac-Man exploded onto the video game scene and never looked back. 25 years later, he has starred in dozens of games and has been the inspiration for more than 400 different products from cereal to watches to air fresheners and even a cartoon.
Blitz CEO Philip Oliver is enthusiastic about the company's latest development deal: "We're extremely excited about helping Namco to celebrate Pac-Man's 25th anniversary and we are honoured to be working with such an iconic videogame character. We're looking forward to bringing him to life in a distinctive and original way."
"Blitz has great experience in developing character-based games and we're sure that the finished product will thrill Pac-Man fans," Commented Garry Cole, Executive Vice President of Namco Hometek Inc.
In development for Namco Hometek Inc., the game will appear in the autumn of 2005 on PS 2, Xbox, GameCube, PC and PSP.
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