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Edited by netfluffyG

cool

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Edited by BagSquad

nooo

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Posted by Raymayne

LET'S GO BIG PAC MAN

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Posted by ScaryGaryofAk

Oh man!

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Posted by Ursus_Veritas

In this video: Giant Pac-Men.

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Posted by Kontrapunkt

oh no.. dig dug 2, such a shame.

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Edited by august

OH GOD ROLLING PAC MAN WHAT THE FUCK

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Posted by Smokay

Captain crunch is fucking terrible

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Posted by Hizang

That Intro Made My Day!
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Posted by Cypher

Those aren't Kix, they're Corn Pops!

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Posted by Chocobodude3

Even Game Room is better than this

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Posted by CookieMonster

Looks good.

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Posted by august

I had forgotten that Rally X existed and that I played the fuck out of it.

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Posted by gosukiller

Box Quote:
Jeff Gerstmann: This is not a good game.
 
Print it!

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Posted by cordialsnail

A bit surprising that Namco can get guys to pump out CE and CE:DX and still release this ... stuff

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Posted by Mesoian
@cordialsnail said:
" A bit surprising that Namco can get guys to pump out CE and CE:DX and still release this ... stuff "
Gotta be different teams, right?
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Posted by Robopengy

Sound?

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Posted by JustinSane311

I want Mappy CE:DX NOW!!!

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Edited by DukeTogo

Jeff holding a clinic on old Namco games.
 
Dig Dug 2 is fun, it just needed to be called something else, not Dig Dug 2.
 
The lack of Rolling Thunder is a horrible oversight, even if it meant the inclusion of Cutie Q - a game never seen in prior Namco Museum releases.
 
The PSP collection has much nicer "new" versions called "arranged" modes.

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Posted by MightyMayorMike

There's something disturbing about watching Pac-Man's head roll around like that.

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Posted by citizencoffeecake

Yes, Dig Dug 2 is indeed fun, I only ever played it for the NES though.

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Posted by RavioliSumo
@JustinSane311 said:
" I want Mappy CE:DX NOW!!! "
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Posted by KickahaOta

Now starring Pac McLargeHuge as himself.
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Posted by GilbertMordinAndSullivan

Wait, I don't get these old Pac-Man games. Four ghosts? That's fucking bullshit.

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Posted by HubrisRanger

Truly, this is the age of Pac-Men.

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Edited by ImBigInJapan

Why would you bother coding a crappy 3-D collectathon around the actual game pack,  man?

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Edited by AllanIceman

Cereal!!! Mmmm....  
I'm partial to Oatmeal Crisp myself.

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Posted by sleepy

I have to say, stuff like this and the Game Room Quick Looks are easily my favorite content on Giant Bomb. Put an older game, Jeff and at least one other Giant Bomber in the room and you have magic!  
I would really like to see some more Quick Look Throwbacks.

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Posted by Sarumarine
@KickahaOta said:
" Now starring Pac McLargeHuge as himself. "
Also known as Big EatLots in some circles.... heh.
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Edited by MysteriousBob
@sleepy said:

" I have to say, stuff like this and the Game Room Quick Looks are easily my favorite content on Giant Bomb. Put an older game, Jeff and at least one other Giant Bomber in the room and you have magic!  I would really like to see some more Quick Look Throwbacks. "

I agree with these multiple statements. I love the quick look throwbacks because the GB guys aren't afraid to say how well or badly classic games stand up today. I'm also a fan of seeing more obscure games like Incredible Crisis (which I actually owned back in the day).  I'm sure most game sites wouldn't even dream of explaining Sonic Adventure's many, many flaws for the fear of losing viewership.
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Posted by AlKusanagi

Mappy is still the greatest arcade game of all time. Fo'shizzle.

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Posted by prestonhedges

according to the Game Room pricing structure, this is worth 72 dollars
 
120 for play anywhere

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Posted by GearDraxon

Jeff: "I gotta play Mappy." 
 
I am ALWAYS thinking this statement. 
 
Also: WHAT? You can CLOSE the doors in Mappy?! MIND BLOWN.

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Posted by Henrikhoe

STOP GIVING ME THIS CRAP, and give me farming simulator with dave.

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Posted by Th3_James

if DX had jumping.....

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Posted by Bartman3010

Wait, those Pac N Roll levels look exactly the same (Along with a lot of the music) as the DS version. Pac N Roll is a fantastic game. You're quite wrong, Jeff.

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Posted by Nes

Bosconian is the best game.
 
BLAST. OFF.

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Posted by benderunit22

On Game Room, this would cost you $54, so really, this doesn't seem that bad by comparison. Of course we're comparing to Game Room here, but hey...

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Posted by JackSukeru

Oh cool I've totally played Pac-mania as a kid. If I remember correctly, It was the green ghosts that started jumping after a certain level.

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Posted by Cybexx

Dig Dug 2 reminds me of Patchwork Heroes for the PSP, but a but less flexible. From my view that was not the awful game I was lead to believe it would be, though a bit misleading if you were expecting a more traditional Dig Dug game. Seems to come from the same era as Castlevania: Simon's Quest and the american version of Super Mario Bros. 2, where game developers thought they couldn't get away with just making straight sequels to games.

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Posted by Phished0ne

NAMCO 
 
I say again 
 
DIG DUG CE! 

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Posted by skrutop

Kid tested, mother approved.

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Posted by gakon

I've been thinking I should replace my Galaga "Bonus Stage" SMS tone with the Bosconian guy saying "Blast Off!"

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Posted by MysteriousBob

They should update Splatterhouse! 
 
Oh wait. 
 
Actually, it would be pretty funny to see Pac Man in the place of Rick Taylor turning zombies in red paste on the wall.

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Posted by webrunner

Didn't the DS Dig Dug game (Diggingg Strike?  was that it?) combine both that and the 'real' dig dug gameplay?  In that you had the overworld on the top screen and could dig down into the bottom screen to play regular dig dug?  
 
I think Mr. Driller was in it too, 

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Posted by Zicdab

Mappy's music sounds familiar.

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Posted by Hector

SUPER PACMAN!!!!

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Posted by FritzDude

YAAAAY!

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Posted by Kermity

Dig Dug 2 was one of my favorite arcade games as a kid.
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Posted by MrCHUP0N

I effing LOVED Super Pac-Man.