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Pac-Man (Atari 5200)

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Written by  :  Joel Mitchell (3)
Written on  :  Dec 20, 2006
Platform  :  Atari 5200
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Summary

A cool port to the 5200, but it's too slow.

The Good

Like I said, it's Pac-man. and the maze is identical to the legendary arcade game. the ghosts look good, too. The intermissions are the same as the arcade, which is also good.

The Bad

The game is too slow, it takes forever to eat all the dots in the maze, and the ghosts are a little dumb. and the fruit is a little messed up looking. and you can't save your high score. Using the joystick is a nightmare!

The Bottom Line

I would cough up a couple bucks for this, but nothing more. I would personally just play this on a emulator. I would guess this is a good version.