News: PAC-MAN and other Namco classics headed to PS4, Xbox One, PC

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Bandai Namco has announced some of it’s classic games are making their way to PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC as part of the Arcade Game Series.

PAC-MAN, Galaga, Ms. PAC-MAN, and Dig Dug will all be available on the platforms on April 20.

“Each arcade-classic release will feature HD resolution and have support for leaderboards as well as trophies/achievements,” the publisher said in a statement.

In case you’ve been living under a rock for the past 35 years, here are official descriptions of the four titles in the Arcade Game Series pack (as detailed by Bandai Namco):

PAC-MAN

The masterpiece PAC-MAN finally comes to PS4, Xbox One and PC! Move PAC-MAN to eat all the Pac-Dots, while avoiding the ghosts, to advance to the next stage. Eat a Power Pellet to turn the tables on the ghosts and rack up a huge score! Players will be pleased to play with the original stage 256 bug – perfect for PAC-MANiacs!

Ms. PAC-MAN

The basic rules are the same as PAC-MAN, but with an additional Warp Tunnel and animations with PAC-MAN and Ms.PAC-MAN between levels, and other features. Ms. PAC-MAN truly shines as its own game!

GALAGA

Move the fighter and destroy the waves of incoming aliens in this space-age shooter. Destroy all the enemies to advance to the next stage! Retrieve a captured fighter and combine into a Dual Fighter! Players will be able to switch between old and new versions – perfect for true fans of the game.

DIG DUG

Dig up, down, left, and right and burrow through the earth. Inflate and pop enemies with your harpoon to defeat them, or squish them with a rock. Lure enemies into a tunnel and crush several at once for massive points. Defeat all the enemies on the screen to advance to the next stage! Devoted diggers will also have to choose between the old and new versions.

Will you be picking up the Arcade Game Series pack? Let me know in the comment section below!

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