Classic Maze Running Gameplay Meets 21 st Century Design to Create a Truly Electrifying PAC-MAN Experience
Leading interactive entertainment company BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment America Inc. today announces the launch of PAC-MAN® CHAMPIONSHIP EDITION 2, the highly anticipated sequel to 2007’s smash hit PAC-MAN® CHAMPIONSHIP EDITION and its follow-up hit from 2010, PAC-MAN® CHAMPIONSHIP EDITION DX. PAC-MAN CHAMPIONSHIP EDITION 2 is available now throughout the Americas, in digital form, for the PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system, Xbox One®, and STEAM® for PC.
Development at BANDAI NAMCO Studios Inc. in Tokyo, Japan; PAC-MAN CHAMPIONSHIP EDITION 2 features eye-popping 3D mazes with unique visuals, a wide variety of dynamic mazes, and the addition of intense giant sized ghost boss battles. PAC-MAN CHAMPIONSHIP EDITION 2 also delivers new abilities for PAC-MAN as he eats his way through the mazes including the ability to bump into ghosts without dying and using jump-pads to jump to different points in the maze. PAC-MAN CHAMPIONSHIP EDITION 2 also builds upon PAC-MAN Championship Edition DX’s “Chain Eating” mechanics by enabling fans to assemble up to four ghost trains before chomping down for maximum bonus points. Lastly, PAC-MAN CHAMPIONSHIP EDITION 2 marks the return of the fan favorite Score Attack mode where players need to gather as many points possible within a specified time and the debut of a new Adventure mode that will have players chasing fast moving fruit, battling big bad ghostly bosses, and experiencing fun new ways of playing PAC-MAN.
“Like all famous celebrities with long careers, PAC-MAN has reinvented himself numerous times in the last 36 years through creative gameplay and art design.” said Eric Hartness, Vice President of Marketing at BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment America Inc. “Through all of the different iterations of PAC-MAN, he’s retained his core values of promoting friendly competition among friends while delivering heart-pounding fun and excitement; PAC-MAN CHAMPIONSHIP EDITION 2 is the culmination of those values and we look forward to carry on that tradition.”
PAC-MAN CHAMPIONSHIP EDITION 2 is rated “E” for Everyone by the ESRB. The game is available now in the Americas, in digital form, for the PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system, Xbox One®, and STEAM® for PC.