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Apple has just released another game for all you iPod gamers out there: Ms. PAC-MAN. The game, which sells for the usual $4.99, features all 256 levels from the original arcade game. You can pick from three different modes of play (one especially suited for the iPod), and you can either listen to yo...

February 27th 2007 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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A Ms. Pac-Man port for $5? Or the real thing for $2,995? MTV Gamedrop has spotted Amazon selling some pricey wares. The arcade cabinets are being sold by Dazadi, which claims to use original programming and circuit boards.The particular Ms. Pac-Man cabinet being sold is actually a multi-game machine...

January 10th 2007 at 10:12pm 0 Comments
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Here's a thought: maybe there's a clever strategy behind tomorrow's Xbox Live Arcade release. With most gamers preoccupied with the new Gears of War maps, it's the perfect time to re-release Ms. Pac-Man (remember, this was Xbox Arcade's launch title). With the overused classic out of the way, and th...

January 9th 2007 at 4:55pm 0 Comments
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Everything old is "classic" news now, with the Gamerscore blog revealing this week's Xbox Live Arcade release to be Ms. Pac-Man. Though many insist that it's far superior to the original Pac-Man, is it really different enough to warrant its own Wednesday release slot? In fact, wasn't it a free launc...

January 8th 2007 at 8:25pm 0 Comments
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The new NBC game show 1 vs. 100 makes a big deal of featuring contestants from many different walks of life in their 100 person "mobs" of contestants. So it wasn't that surprising when Sister Rose showed up as a contestant playing for charity on Friday's show. What was more surprising was the nun's...

November 14th 2006 at 8:00am 0 Comments
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The antecedent to all those tips and tricks magazines can be found in this obscure LP from the 80s: Conquer the Video Craze: How to Beat the Hottest Games. In it, "Atari Champion finalist" Curtis Hoard reads off -- in a stultifyingly slow monotone -- the techniques he's used to earn him that honorif...

May 30th 2006 at 5:03pm 0 Comments
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The parties "officially" start Tuesday night, but still, some of us were out rockin' out as only E3-ers do on a Monday night during conference week. The International Game Journalists Association (IGJA) held a casual "undwinding" session at Golden Gopher right after the Sony Press Conferen...

May 9th 2006 at 6:45pm 0 Comments