Masaya Nakamura founded Namco, the Japanese company behind the wildly popular dot-munching video game, in It began with two electric horses on the roof of a department store. The company became Bandai Namco after its merger with a gaming company in Pac-Man was designed by video game engineer Toru Iwatani and released in to adoring audiences. The game sold more than , units in its first year in the United States and was named the world's most successful coin-operated video game by Guinness World Records in It has even inspired an animated film, TV series and merchandise and memorabilia lines. According to Bandai Namco, the idea for Pac-Man's iconic design was inspired by pizza.
The arcade trailblazer known as the Father of Pac-Man has died at 91.
Pac-Man [a] is a maze arcade game developed and released by Namco in The original Japanese title of Puck Man was changed to Pac-Man for international releases as a preventative measure against defacement of the arcade machines by changing the P to an F. The player controls Pac-Man , who must eat all the dots inside an enclosed maze while avoiding four colored ghosts. Eating large flashing dots called "energizers" causes the ghosts to turn blue, allowing Pac-Man to eat them for bonus points. The development of the game began in early , directed by Toru Iwatani with a nine-man team.
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