DescriptionIn 1982, a sequel to Pac-Man was introduced in the form of his girlfriend, Ms. Pac-Man. This sequel continued on the "eat the dots/avoid the ghosts" gameplay of the original game, but added new features to keep the title fresh.
Like her boyfriend, Ms. Pac-Man attempts to clear four various and challenging mazes filled with dots and ever-moving bouncing fruit while avoiding Inky, Blinky, Pinky and Sue, each with their own personalities and tactics. One touch from any of these ghosts means a loss of life for Ms. Pac-Man.
Ms. Pac-Man can turn the tables on her pursuers by eating one of the four Energizers located within the maze. During this time, the ghosts turn blue, and Ms. Pac-Man can eat them for bonus points (ranging from 200, 400, 800 and 1600, progressively). The Energizer power only lasts for a limited amount of time, as the ghost's eyes float back to their center box, and regenerate to chase after Ms. Pac-Man again.
Survive a few rounds of gameplay, and the player will be treated to humorous intermissions showing the growing romantic relationship between Pac-Man and Ms. Pac-Man, leading all the way up to the arrival of "Junior".
Part of the Following Groups
- Games referenced in movies
- Pac-Man games (licensed)
- Protagonist: Female
- Video games turned into board / card games
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The Press Says
|The Video Game Critic||Dec 19, 2006||A-||91|
|The Atari Times||Jan 27, 2005||90 out of 100||90|
|Topic||# Posts||Last Post|
|Ms. Pac-Man chased through New York by ghosts||3||chirinea (32993)
Oct 31, 2007
TriviaThe ghost "Sue" (replacing "Clyde") is named after the sister of original General Computer hacker Doug Macrae.
Related Web Sites
- X360A achievement guide -- X360A's achievement guide for MS. Pac-Man.
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