Four arcade classics get an HD makeover on PC and game consoles
April 14, 2016 - Uncategorized
Pac-Man, Ms. Pac-Man, Dig Dug and Galaga. Four staples of 1980s arcades, freshly rescued from the Bandai Namco vaults and dressed up in high definition graphics.
All four games are coming to PlayStation Network, Steam and Xbox Live — which presumably means PS3/PS4 and Xbox 360/Xbox One — on Apr. 20Ms. Pac-Man will be sold as a standalone, but the others will be available either individually or as part of a three-in-one package.
It’s not clear why Ms. Pac-Man is left out, though we’d guess it relates to the game’s tricky origins. Of course, this could also just be another example of the industry’s sexist tendencies informing business decisions. Read more…