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Pac-Man (Atari 2600)

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Written by  :  Joel Mitchell (8)
Written on  :  Nov 23, 2006
Platform  :  Atari 2600
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Summary

A decent game on it's own, but needs work.

The Good

That It's Pac-man. You can never beat the gameplay for this game. And it was the only version back then. The game is plenty challenging.

The Bad

The graphics are horrible. The ghosts flicker too much. The maze is completely separate from the arcade version, and the sound effects are all off. And what happened to the fruit in the middle of the maze?

The Bottom Line

If you can get it for at least $1 to $5 Bucks, don't buy it. or you can download it on a emulator. Pac-Man on the Atari isn't a bad game on it's own, but it should not have been based of of the actual arcade game. il'l pass on this one.