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PAC-MAN 256

Rating Summary

Based on 20 critic reviews
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OpenCritic Rating

79

Top Critic Average

60%

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General Information

Available on:PlayStation 4Jun 21, 2016
Xbox OneJun 21, 2016
PCJun 21, 2016
Xbox Series X/SNov 10, 2020
PlayStation 5Nov 12, 2020

Developers: 3 Sprockets, Hipster Whale

Publisher: Bandai Namco Games

Genre: Arcade

PAC-MAN 256 is the maze that never ends. But the Glitch is coming for you...

PAC-MAN 256 Critic Reviews

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Pac-Man 256 takes the original coin-op's gameplay and gives it a clever new twist to create an endless muncher that's hugely fun to play. On the surface it looks simple, but its gameplay has surprising depth that makes it fiendishly addictive - and highly challenging to master.

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"Sameness" defines 256. It's Pac-Man, with its classic gameplay intact, twisted to the side with an endless runner tint instead of a level-based progression system. It's good, but could have done much more and built on the killer advancements that were made in Pac-Man Championship Edition DX. Maybe that's expecting too much, because for five smackeroos, you could do a whole lot worse.

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Takes the classic addictive gameplay we all know and love and successfully mixes it with the endless runner genre to create a surprisingly good and extremely affordable little gem.

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Pac-Man is one of the mainstays in gaming that continues to stay relevant and Pac-Man 256 proves that the classic formula works even today.

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