Publisher Bandai Namco and developer NOW PRODUCTION have announced action platformer PAC-MAN WORLD Re-PAC for PlayStation 5, Xbox Series, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Switch, and PC. It will launch on August 26.
Here is an overview of the game, via Bandai Namco:
First released in 1999, PAC-MAN WORLD saw PAC-MAN‘s exciting debut to the 3D platforming genre. This first entry in the PAC-MAN WORLD trilogy went on to sell 1.5 million units worldwide! Now, the remaster that fans have requested is nearly here!
In PAC-MAN WORLD Re-PAC, PAC-MAN arrives home on his birthday to find the Ghosts have kidnapped PAC-MAN’s family and friends, and ruined his party! PAC-MAN must set out to adventure through the six areas of Ghost Island to rescue his family and friends, and face-off against the Ghosts’ boss, TOC-MAN!
With polished graphics, enhanced gameplay, and updated features—PAC-MAN WORLD Re-PAC is action / platforming fun for both experienced PAC-fans and new PAC-thusiasts the world over!
- A Modernized Classic – Taking advantage of current generation hardware, this 3D action-adventure platformer is packed with smoother intuitive gameplay, updated visuals including a shiny new look for PAC-MAN and the Ghosts, an improved user interface, fine-tuned environmental details, and a wider view of the action.
- Multiple Modes – Adventure through the main campaign in “Quest Mode,” Play a collection of 3D mazes in “Maze Mode”! Clear “Quest Mode” to unlock the original PAC-MAN game in “Original Mode”!
- A World of Adventure – Dodge Ghosts and other baddies, solve environmental puzzles, and collect items through the six areas of Ghost Island: Pirate Area, Ruins Area, Space Area, Funhouse Area, Factory Area, and Mansion Area—each featuring multiple levels and a unique boss battle challenge!
- He’s Got the Moves – More than running and chomping—PAC-MAN will butt-bounce, rev-roll, hover jump, and more through the six areas while collecting PAC-DOTS, fruit, and power ups! Become invincible and walk underwater with the Metal PAC-MAN power-up and become MEGA PAC-MAN to chomp the ghosts!
- Rescue the PAC-FAM and Friends – Find keys hidden in each world to rescue PAC-MOM, PAC-BOY, PAC-SIS, Professor PAC, PAC-BUDDY, and Pooka. With each rescue PAC-MAN gains an advantage for the final battle against the dreaded TOC-MAN!
Watch the announcement trailer below. View the first screenshots at the gallery.