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Digital Trends Live: Huawei updates, Starlink launch, and Pac-Man’s birthday

On this episode of DT Live, we discuss the ongoing Huawei saga, Amazon’s social games for workers, Ford's partnership with a robotics company, the Starlink satellite launch, Pac-Man’s birthday, and more.

NES and Famicom join forces on new mini console, mini arcade cabinets tag along

My Arcade, a company known for making mini arcade cabinets, is making a retro console that can play both NES and Famicom cartridges on the go or at home. Ms. Pac-Man is also joining the lineup of tiny arcade cabinets and handhelds.

Switch-exclusive ‘Namco Museum Arcade PAC’ is the ultimate retro collection

Bandai Namco has announced the Nintendo Switch-exclusive Namco Museum Arcade Pac, bundling together classic arcade titles with Pac-Man Championship Edition 2 Plus. The collection releases this September.

Namco confirms passing of founder and 'father of Pac-Man' Masaya Nakamura

It's been confirmed that Masaya Nakamura, the founder of Japanese developer Namco and an inductee into the International Video Game Hall of Fame, passed away earlier this month at the age of 91.

Check out 'Pac-Man' as he chomps his way across Apple's new Touch Bar

Someone crammed Pac-Man into the Touch Bar found on the latest MacBook Pros. It doesn't offer the full maze but rather a single path full of dots. It's one of many apps and games developers have created to run on the new Touch Bar tech.

‘Pac-Man Championship Edition 2’ coming to Xbox One, PS4, PC in September

Video game icon Pac-Man is set to star in a new pellet-munching maze game for the Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PCs that recalls his earliest ghost-chasing arcade adventures from the 1980s.
Emerging Tech

Watch these Protozoans compete in a nano-scale Pac-Man game

When scientist Erik Andrew Johannessen wanted to showcase his protozoans he chose the most eye-catching medium possible -- Pac-Man. He populated a cool-looking replica of the game with euglena, rotifers, and other single-celled organisms.

‘Pac-Man: Championship Edition 2’ pops up in Korea

Based on documents from the Korean software ratings board, a follow-up to the excellent Pac-Man: Championship Edition DX may be around the corner, titled simply Pac-Man: Championship Edition 2.

Alucard and Dracula clash on Xbox One thanks to backwards compatibility

Xbox One gets backwards compatibility for Castlevania: Symphony of the Night, Pac-Man, and Alan Wake after an update from Microsoft. But there are still plenty of titles missing, including its very own Halo Wars.

Zelda: Twilight Princess HD headlines Wii U eShop update

Nintendo has updated its eShop with a variety of new digital releases for its Wii U console, including an HD upgrade for its classic action-RPG The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess, and a little-seen SNES spinoff in Namco's Pac-Man…

Outrun glitches in Pac-Man 256 for mobile, from the makers of Crossy Road

Hipster Whale, creator of the mobile hit Crossy Road, has released Pac-Man 256, an endlessly scrolling arcade game for iOS and Android devices starring Namco's dot-gobbling mascot.

Budweiser built a life-size Pac Man game for a Super Bowl ad

Budweiser constructed a life-size Pac Man maze in Los Angeles' Fashion District recently for a Bud Light advertisement, set to air at the upcoming Super Bowl XLIX in February.

Disney’s gaming-themed Wreck-It Ralph will feature actual gaming icons

Disney's upcoming videogame fable Wreck-It Ralph could easily have just been a generic kiddie flick, but it seems that the House of Mouse has acquired permission to feature many big-name gaming characters in the flick.

Pac-Man & Galaga Dimensions Review

Pac-Man & Galaga Dimensions rolls a number of titles from each classic franchise into one package for the Nintendo 3DS, but we found the compilation lacking.

The World’s Biggest Pac-Man includes user-created levels, runs on HTML5

Developer Soap Interactive launches the HTML5-powered in-browser game, The World's Biggest Pac-Man, in conjunction with Microsoft and Namco Bandai.
Smart Home

The Arcade Table brings classic gaming to the man cave

The Arcade Table functions as a modern piece of furniture and has 60 classic arcade games preloaded.

Pac-Man to Live on at Google

After overwhelming fan reaction to the Google Pac-Man doodle that celebrated the 30th anniversary of the game, Google will make a Pac-Man a permanent feature.