Wednesday, October 27th, 2021

“Pac-Man: The Birth of an Icon” celebrates one of the game’s most timeless characters

Image: Nintendo Life

Namco Pac-Man It’s a video game that doesn’t need to be introduced.Toru Iwatani’s 1980 coin operations smash hit produced sequels, television shows, songs, merchandise, etc., and his character is so famous that he Super Smash Bros. Ultimate List. There’s been a lot written about pill-shaped heroes over the last 40 years, Pac-Man: The birth of the icon We aim to be a definitive explanation for his creation, success and heritage.

Published by Cook and Becker and written by Aryan Terpstra and Tim Lapetino, this striking book represents the early history of Namco itself, as well as Pac-Man. Full of insightful interviews, we’ll take a look at the history of the Japanese coin operations industry and how Japanese games dominated the western arcade scene.Informal, and even interesting stories of official sequels Ms. Pac-Man It is now covered here.

Not only is it packed with official artwork and concept design, but it’s also immeasurable that Pac-Man has given the world with snaps taken in arcades around the world and candid images of 80’s kids blowing out candles. Contemporary photographs showing cultural influences are also posted. For Pac-Man’s birthday cake. To be sure, “Pac-Man Goods” dominates the book, and enough space is spent on the amazing commercial success of many homeports published following the original release of the arcade.

Many books claim to be “exhaustive,” but Pac-Man: The birth of the icon really has no problem when it comes to completely presenting the story of this remarkable video game mascot. is not. Game Pac-Man starred it, it’s a bigger job than you can imagine. The special collator edition shown here comes with a 7-inch vinyl copy of the 1982 single “Pac-Man Fever” by Jerry Buckner and Gary Garcia, as well as a limited edition Pac-Man arcade coin. increase. It costs $ 100 for only 2000 copies.

If you are still fantasizing about it, you can get a copy of this truly unique book by visiting Cook and Becker site.. Your order will be shipped next month.