Ms. PAC-MAN now available on iPod, celebrates 25th Anniversary
*Namco Networks Celebrates Ms. PAC-MAN's 25th Anniversary with Debut on
the iTunes Store*
/Top-Selling Arcade Classic Now Available for Play on the Fifth
SAN JOSE, Calif. (Feb. 27, 2007) In celebration of the 25th
anniversary of Ms. PAC-MAN^® , Namco Networks, a leading publisher and
developer of wireless games and content, today announced the
availability of Ms. PAC-MAN on the iTunes Store (www.itunes.com
the fifth generation iPod. She joins PAC-MAN, which launched last
September on iTunes and is expected to be another must-have for iPod
owners. Ms. PAC-MAN is available for purchase for $4.99 on the iTunes
Appearing on almost every gaming platform, Ms. PAC-MAN has achieved
iconic status since debuting 25 years ago and has become one of the
top-selling video games in history, said Scott Rubin, Vice President of
Sales and Marketing for Namco Networks. "Launching on the iPod is a
great way to kick-off a year-long anniversary celebration.
Fans favorite features are available in Ms. PAC-MAN on the iPod,
including the four unique maze designs, 256 maze levels and the coffee
break animated intervals from the original game. The iPod version also
features retro art from the original arcade cabinet and a tutorial
level, which allows players to perfect their ghost avoidance skills.
This version also allows players to listen to the original retro game
sounds or music from their fifth generation iPod library while playing.
Ms. PAC-MAN debuted in 1982 and was an instant classic, especially to an
audience who was already hooked on PAC-MAN and was looking for the next
dot-chomping challenge. Appearing on everything from backpacks to lunch
boxes, Ms. PAC-MAN has become one of the most recognizable icons worldwide.
For information on this and other Namco games, visit www.NamcoGames.com.
*About Namco Networks*
Since 2002, Namco Networks America Inc., a subsidiary of Namco Bandai
Holdings (USA) Inc. and a worldwide leader in the high-tech
entertainment industry, has used cutting-edge technology to provide fun,
quality entertainment to mobile consumers throughout the Americas. For
more information about Namco mobile games, please visit:
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