Pac-Man and Galaga Dimensions for the 3DS released today!

SAN JOSE, Calif., (July 26, 2011) – Leading video games publisher and developer NAMCO BANDAI Games America Inc. today released PAC-MAN® & Galaga® DIMENSIONS for the Nintendo 3DS™ system in North America. PAC-MAN® and Galaga®, two of NAMCO BANDAI Games’ most iconic franchises enter a new dimension of fun with new and classic games for the Nintendo 3DS system. Players will be able to play through 30 years of history with the original Galaga and PAC-MAN games, their 21st century reboots, PAC-MAN® Championship Edition and Galaga® Legions, as well as two al new adventures designed exclusively for the Nintendo 3DS system; PAC-MAN Tilt and Galaga 3D IMPACT. All six games are available now in PAC-MAN & Galaga DIMENSIONS for $39.99.

PAC-MAN gets topsy-turvy in his latest adventure, PAC- MAN Tilt. Guide PAC-MAN through over 20 2D platforming levels collecting Pac-Dots, Power Pellets and fruit to earn the top score for each mission. Players will be able to tilt the 3DS system using its motion sensor to manipulate PAC-MAN’s environment, turning obstacles into platforms, walls into stairs and much more. Earn enough points in each level to receive a medal. Medals can be exchanged for bonus levels for an extra challenge . Other PAC-MAN games In PAC-MAN & Galaga DIMENSIONS include the original PAC-MAN arcade game and 2007’s award-winning PAC-MAN Championship Edition. PAC-MAN Championship Edition takes the classic PAC-MAN gameplay and updates it with a timed Score Attack mode, multiple mazes, online leaderboards and brightly colored neon graphics.

Galaga’s 30th anniversary continues with Galaga 3D IMPACT, a thrilling first-person on-rails shooter that thrusts players into the middle of a Galaga invasion. Galaga 3D IMPACT lets players maneuver their perspective within the pilot seat of a space fighter with the Nintendo 3DS system’s gyro sensor to aim and shoot enemies as they try to lay siege against the human race. The player’s real-life movements correspond to the action represented on-screen in an impressive mash-up of arcade shooter and 3D virtual reality. Other Galaga games included in PAC-MAN & Galaga DIMENSIONS include the original Galaga arcade game and the 2008 reboot, Galaga Legions. In Galaga Legions, players can place two satellite guns down in any direction to act as turrets to help fend off the incoming Galaga formations. Neon lines will streak across the screen to indicate where the Galaga will move through each wave, giving players a chance to set up their plan of attack. Galaga Legions also includes online leaderboards to compete against friends and the world.

PAC-MAN & Galaga DIMENSIONS is now available for the Nintendo 3DS system with an MSRP of $39.99 and ESRB rating of “E10+” for everyone 10 and over. For more information about PAC-MAN & Galaga DIMENSIONS, please visit; http://www.namcobandaigames.com or http://www.facebook.com/namcogames.

 

Source: RMC via GoNintendo

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Jeremy’s love of gaming, especially Nintendo started in the late 80’s when his parents bought him and his older brother an NES. Many hours were spent playing Mario and Duck Hunt. Eventually Jeremy graduated to bigger and better games and systems, like the SNES, GC, Wii, 3DS, and finally to the Wii U. Ask him what the defining moment of his childhood gaming was and he’ll answer, “the day I beat Zelda 2.” To this day that game holds a special place in his heart. His favorite types of games are platformers.

Jeremy started blogging for NintendoFuse in October 2010. He started off as a lurker on the forums who won a free copy of And Yet It Moves on WiiWare. From there he realized he liked the forums and the site and wanted to remain a part of it. He was brought on board shortly thereafter and has helped post news and reviews for the past couple of years. Currently Jeremy has taken a step back to focus on family and school. He assists in minor back-end site maintenance from time to time.

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