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Here’s Nintendo 3DS resurrecting the classic hit once again! Play the iconic Pac-Man and navigate through mazes. Eat power dots and make sure to stay away from the devious ghosts.
Graphics — 4/5
Nintendo has just made the game of Pac-Man compatible with its Nintendo 3DS device and there is no sort of graphics improvement or change has been made to it. Having mentioned that the game is more about your reflexes and speed than graphics. You get to see the same mini ghosts, fruits, and dots in every level. However, it’s the different maze which enhances the fun quotient in every level.
Gameplay — 4.5/5
There is no story in Pac-Man. However, as aforementioned, it’s the different mazes in every level which enhance the gaming experience. You navigate the character (Pac-Man) through a maze which consists of various small orange dots (Pac-Dots). When you eat all these dots, you clear the level and move to the next one with a different maze. However, eating the dots is easier said than done. There are four ghosts that roam here and there on the maze. In case, you collide with any of the ghosts, you lose a life. When you lose all your lives, the game is over for you.
There are certain powers and special abilities that the game offers you. There are warp tunnels which let you warp from one edge of the maze to the other. There is also something called Power Pellet. When you consume it, you get the power to eat the ghosts and earn bonus points. There are also fruits that give you extra points.
Play Pac-Man and see how far you can go before you lose all your lives!
Controls — 5/5
Pac-Man is one such game that boasts of simplest control. There is nothing much you need to remember or understand when it comes to the controls of the game. All you need to do in the game is control the direction of the Pac-Man. This is one such thing which you can easily undertake using the direction buttons on the Nintendo 3DS. Use the direction keys to move the Pac-Man right, left, up and down easily.
Replay Value — 5/5
Branding the game as one with the highest replay value won’t be untrue at all. In fact, it’s quite an addictive game. All thanks to its amazing gameplay and superb challenges for making the game quite a popular one among the gamers. The curiosity to go to the next level and eagerness to explore different mazes further add to the game’s replay value.
If you believe arcade games are your cup of tea, then Pac-Man is the game that you should definitely try on your Nintendo 3DS. The challenge to eat all the Pac-Dots, the wiggling ghosts who are always after your life, and the curiosity to beat your own score all keep you on the edge of your seat. So, do you have what it takes to clear all the mazes and record a high-score to your name? Find it out in the classic gameplay of Pac-Man.
It’s Pac-Man where you save yourself from the wiggling creatures, eat all the Pac-Dots in your way, and make it to the next level.
Pros : Fun and Interesting to Play
Different and Unique Mazes in Every Level
Cons : No Improvement in the Graphics
Replay Value 5.0