Frantic Maze Running, Big Boss Battles, and Competitive Gameplay Set the Stage for PAC-MAN®’s Newest Videogame Outing
Leading interactive entertainment company BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment America Inc. today announces PAC-MAN® CHAMPIONSHIP EDITION 2, the highly anticipated sequel to 2007’s smash hit PAC-MAN CHAMPIONSHIP EDITION and it’s follow-up hit from 2010, PAC-MAN CHAMPIONSHIP EDITION DX. PAC-MAN CHAMPIONSHIP EDITION 2 will be available exclusively in digital form for the PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system, Xbox One, and STEAM® for PC and is scheduled to launch in the Americas in September 2016. PAC-MAN CHAMPIONSHIP EDITION 2 is making its consumer hands-on debut at San Diego Comic Con 2016 in the BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment America Inc. gaming area located at booth #129 in Hall A of the San Diego Convention Center.
Currently under development at BANDAI NAMCO Studios Inc. in Tokyo, Japan; PAC-MAN CHAMPIONSHIP EDITION 2 features new eye-popping 3D mazes with unique visuals, a wide variety of dynamic mazes, the new ability to bump ghosts, and the addition of intense giant sized ghost boss battles. PAC-MAN CHAMPIONSHIP EDITION 2 will also build upon PAC-MAN Championship Edition DX’s “Chain Eating” mechanics by enabling fans to build up to four ghost trains before chowing down for maximum chompage points. PAC-MAN CHAMPIONSHIP EDITION 2 returns with the fan favorite Score Attack mode where players need to gather as many points within a specified time and a new Adventure mode that will have players chasing fast moving fruit, battling big bad bosses, and experiencing fun new ways of playing PAC-MAN.
“Terrific gameplay is always in fashion and after 36 years as a videogame icon, PAC-MAN still brings fun and smiles to the faces of countless gamers around the world.” said Eric Hartness, Vice President of Marketing at BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment America Inc. “PAC-MAN has always promoted friendly competition, and we’re chomping at the bit to see PAC-MAN CHAMPIONSHIP EDITION 2 ignite friendly rivalries among friends and families to achieve the highest score.”
PAC-MAN CHAMPIONSHIP EDITION 2 is currently rated “E” for Everyone by the ESRB. The game will be coming to the Americas exclusively in digital form for the PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system, Xbox One, and STEAM® for PC in September 2016.