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Legendary Namco Graphic Designer Hiroshi Ono Dies At 64

Hiroshi Ono, better known as “Mr. Dotman,” passed away on October 16. The news was announced by his official Twitter account. According to Automaton, Ono had been hospitalized for autoimmune hepatitis. He was 64 years old. Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Former Pac-Man Champ Billy Mitchell Can Now Sue World Record Leaderboard Group

Billy Mitchell, a pro gamer best known for making the numbers on an arcade machine get really big, is going to court. As spotted by Axios’ Stephen Totilo, a U.S. appeals court gave the green light yesterday for Mitchell to proceed with a defamation suit against Twin Galaxies, the popular gaming leaderboard site.Read more… Continue […]

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Former Pac-Man Champ Billy Mitchell Can Now Sue World Record Leaderboard Group

Billy Mitchell, a pro gamer best known for making the numbers on an arcade machine get really big, is going to court. As spotted by Axios’ Stephen Totilo, a U.S. appeals court gave the green light yesterday for Mitchell to proceed with a defamation suit against Twin Galaxies, the popular gaming leaderboard site.Read more… Continue […]

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Billy Mitchell’s Old Website Now Debunks His Controversial Pac-Man High Scores

If nothing else, you’ve gotta respect the bit. Billy Mitchell, the so-called “video game player of the century,” appears to have let ownership over his old website, perfectpacman.com, lapse some years ago. Now someone else has commandeered the domain, and is using it to publish a multipart investigation into the…Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Seriously, There’s A Frogger Game Show Now?

Frogger, the 1981 arcade game about one amphibian’s quest to shed light on the insidious evils of the automotive industry, is getting an obstacle-course game show adaptation. NBCUniversal will start airing episodes on its Peacock streaming platform next month, and just released an initial trailer this morning. Yes, it…Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Seriously, There’s A Frogger Game Show Now?

Frogger, the 1981 arcade game about one amphibian’s quest to shed light on the insidious evils of the automotive industry, is getting an obstacle-course game show adaptation. NBCUniversal will start airing episodes on its Peacock streaming platform next month, and just released an initial trailer this morning. Yes, it…Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Seriously, There’s A Frogger Game Show Now?

Frogger, the 1981 arcade game about one amphibian’s quest to shed light on the insidious evils of the automotive industry, is getting an obstacle-course game show adaptation. NBCUniversal will start airing episodes on its Peacock streaming platform next month, and just released an initial trailer this morning. Yes, it…Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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The Company That Gave You Pac-Man And Gundam Is Making Sounds For Nissan Now

Modern cars do a lot of beeping. Some do so much you’ll want to drive them into a lava pool. To be fair, though, there’s a lot of little things modern cars want your attention about, and they have to talk to you somehow. Nissans have been no exception, and have had a vocabulary of […]

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The Company That Gave You Pac-Man And Gundam Is Making Sounds For Nissan Now

Modern cars do a lot of beeping. Some do so much you’ll want to drive them into a lava pool. To be fair, though, there’s a lot of little things modern cars want your attention about, and they have to talk to you somehow. Nissans have been no exception, and have had a vocabulary of […]

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Black Woman Gets Two World Records For Her Vast Vintage Gaming Collection

Y’all! A Black woman was named the winner of not one but two world records for having the largest collection of LCD and playable gaming systems and my mind is alight with joy.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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What’s A Favorite Childhood Game That Demands A Remake?

It’s Monday and time for Ask Kotaku, the weekly feature in which Kotaku-ites deliberate on a single burning question. Then, we ask your take.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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What’s A Favorite Childhood Game That Demands A Remake?

It’s Monday and time for Ask Kotaku, the weekly feature in which Kotaku-ites deliberate on a single burning question. Then, we ask your take.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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No One Asked For This NFT Version Of ‘80s Hit ‘Pac-Man Fever’

Buckner & Garcia’s hit ‘80s song “Pac-Man Fever” was a wholesome, catchy tune, but nothing’s safe from the climate-wrecking tech scam known as NFTs. Now, because 2021 is trying to be as bad as 2020 I guess, Buckner decided to grace the world with a single called “NiFTy Fever.”Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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No One Asked For This NFT Version Of ‘80s Hit ‘Pac-Man Fever’

Buckner & Garcia’s hit ‘80s song “Pac-Man Fever” was a wholesome, catchy tune, but nothing’s safe from the climate-wrecking tech scam known as NFTs. Now, because 2021 is trying to be as bad as 2020 I guess, Buckner decided to grace the world with a single called “NiFTy Fever.”Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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That Dusk Puzzle Game? Not Actually An April Fool’s Joke

Dusk, the decidedly old-school first-person shooter from 2018, is getting an even older-school demake that riffs on classic puzzle games like Chip’s Challenge and Sokoban. And no, this isn’t a joke, despite first word of its existence having dropped on April 1. Read more…

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That Dusk Puzzle Game? Not Actually An April Fool’s Joke

Dusk, the decidedly old-school first-person shooter from 2018, is getting an even older-school demake that riffs on classic puzzle games like Chip’s Challenge and Sokoban. And no, this isn’t a joke, despite first word of its existence having dropped on April 1. Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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That Dusk Puzzle Game? Not Actually An April Fool’s Joke

Dusk, the decidedly old-school first-person shooter from 2018, is getting an even older-school demake that riffs on classic puzzle games like Chip’s Challenge and Sokoban. And no, this isn’t a joke, despite first word of its existence having dropped on April 1. Read more…

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Test Your Retro Gaming Skills In a Battle Royale With ‘Pac-Man 99’

A brand new Pac-Man game, Pac-Man 99, is launching today exclusively on Nintendo Switch, and you can play it for free if you’re a Nintendo Switch Online Subscriber.Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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Test Your Retro Gaming Skills In a Battle Royale With ‘Pac-Man 99’

A brand new Pac-Man game, Pac-Man 99, is launching today exclusively on Nintendo Switch, and you can play it for free if you’re a Nintendo Switch Online Subscriber.Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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