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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...

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As often happens during lunchtime jaunts through Flickr, our stomach led us to pictures of food, where we happened upon Mr. Bento sets, which subsequently led to this delectable Ms. Pac-Man bento box. It may look like Ms. Pac-Man's about to gobble the ghost, but truth is both were munched by one "...

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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 machin...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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 Confere...

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