Namco's Pac-Man in Guinness Book of Records

by Sander on 02-06-2005, 00:52
Topic: MSX Related


After celebrating it's 50th birthday on June 1st, Namco was awarded for it's entrance in the Guinnes Book of World records. Pac-Man is listed as the "most successful coin operated game" in history. Namco sold 293.882 units between 1980 and 1987. Pac-Man creator Toru Iwatani was also at the party.

Read on at Gamespot

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By Sonic_aka_T

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02-06-2005, 13:57

Pac-Man is n00b, Oh Shit! is 1337! Tongue

By Sander

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02-06-2005, 14:19

and you need to grow up Tongue

By wolf_

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02-06-2005, 14:40

eating pills in dark rooms on repetitive music ^_^

By BiFi

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02-06-2005, 18:25

guinness book of records and successful

By Sander

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02-06-2005, 20:33

Eh. It used to be called Guinness Book of Records (GBoR), but according to the homepage of GBR they now call themselves Guinness Book of World Records (GBoWR). So the jury counts both sayings valid. About the other typo: GRMBL. Smile

By Bart

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03-06-2005, 01:29

BiFi is the typo-nitpicking-award winner 2004 and 2005, didn't you know? Smile Hehehe

By snout

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03-06-2005, 10:11

eating pills in dark rooms on repetitive music ^_^Mr. Iwatani certainly was a true visionary Wink

By poke-1,170

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04-06-2005, 15:09

It's actually based on a japanese fairytail of a demon (I think?) eating a lot