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Posted by BigStupidFace

Hahaha, you bastard bastard trial version for cutting out with 10 seconds to go. I got my free 800 points, so I knew I was probably gonna buy this anyway because I am a sucker for frantically fast yet repetitive games, but god fucking damn, you played me.

Edited by DarkbeatDK

Speaking of awesome Pac-man music, jump to 9:18 in this video
 
        

Posted by gakon
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Posted by PLWolf
@Death_Burnout said:
" @Soapy86 said:
" I can't decide if I find Brad's Pac-Gasms to be disturbing or elating. "
both! "
Exactly! Either way, it's awesome! It's funny to watch Ryan's excitement for this and AC:B and then be so pissed in the Game Room QL. lol
Posted by Undeadpool

I could feel my pupils dilating. I felt like the dude in 2001 going light speed.

Posted by Grilledcheez

Looks awesome, I want

Posted by Sil3n7

Bought this game already. ITS DOPE!

Posted by Rxanadu

So, what's worse: Brad's constant Pac-gasm or Ryan and Alex's gleeful squeals during the Epic Yarn QL?

Posted by MiniverCheevy

Roll, Ghost Train, roll.

Posted by gakon

To Jeff and Ryan's point about Billy Mitchell, original Pac-Man seems to be so much about pattern recognition and memorization that I wonder if there is a Pac-Man skillset you can draw on to make Pac-Man DX.  Probably not.  This is more just about quick reaction time and decision-making.

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Posted by MormonWarrior

I played the trial version of this, and it was...pretty freaking sweet.

Posted by JoelTGM

They should made the title sound more original or something.  Pacman Championship Edition DX just sounds like more pacman, and if I didn't look at internet game videos I would never have known it's actually a totally new kind of pacman.

Posted by Olivaw

If King of Kong taught me anything, it's that Billy Mitchell is a huge fuckin' douche.

Posted by Forcen
@Nadafinga said:
" Anyone know where I can get the soundtrack for this game? That main menu music is divine. "
Wondering the same thing!
Posted by Little_Socrates

This game has a strong chance of being how I spend my replenished 800 points. That, or I'll funnel those 800 towards something that'll get me that new 400. 
 
...nah, totally this.

Posted by scarycrayons
@gakon5: 
 There's a 'guaranteed winning path' for pretty much every single level of pacman past the first so many levels, because the ghosts will always choose the same directions if you always follow one specific route.
 
This game is just as predictable, if not moreso, than the original--  The ghosts always seem to be in set places, so it seems like there can be a 'guaranteed max score route' in this game too.  The difference, of course, is this game actually has an end...  you can't impress people as easily by getting the max score in five minutes, as you can by 'rolling over the level counter past 255 so the game half-crashes.'
Posted by Klaimore

Man this looks awesome! I want it!

Posted by PhatSeeJay

Not sure why but after watching this video... I feel incredibly relaxed... oh yes... the pretty colors... man...

Posted by TheHT

I found myself asking "WHERE AM I?!?!" when following them at the higher speeds. Looks like fun for a bit.

Posted by avantegardener

Brad 'double raindow all the way'.

Posted by Terjay

YES

Posted by golguin

I felt like I almost had a siezure when they were going really fast. It doesn't help that I only got a few hours of sleep last night.
Posted by frisc0

omg epic. i want it!!! is there a mode where you can play up to 4 players and go up against each other?

Posted by DukesT3

I would be very uncomfortable sitting next to Brad while someone plays this with the amount of times he came... Also I had no flipping idea you could make Pac-Man better! Good job! 

Posted by ZombieSpace

GOTY soundtrack!

Posted by maxB

Do i have to play the first pac man championship edition to understand whats going on in this one?

Posted by wisdumcube

Good luck, have pacman.

Posted by Majinken

TAKE ALL OF MY MONEY! Just release it on PSN!

Posted by kerse

man this is great, how could pacman get better

Posted by zef40

the beginning of this video is so goddam funny i've watched the 1st minute 5 times.

Posted by FongGhoul

 Oh my god you guys, I am rolling sooooo haaaard
Posted by SBYM

The first Pac-Man: CE is maybe my favorite game of this console generation so far, and this looks like it's just a way crazier version of that. Sold. SOLD! This is beautiful.

Posted by Phoenix654

I love Brad seemingly having orgasms every time a ghost train gets eaten.

Posted by Cybexx

This game is amazing, got all the Achievements last night and I love it. Glad to see you guys seem to be seriously considering this for Game of the Year. Best XBLA game I've played this year at least.

Posted by Artemis_D

That is the most awesome thing I have ever experienced in my young life.

Posted by Beomoose

Love the music

Posted by anterline

Man.. the music is fantastic. 

Posted by SnakeEyes327
@maxB said:
" Do i have to play the first pac man championship edition to understand whats going on in this one? "
You can look up the fiction on Wikipedia. But basically Pac Man has been summoned to this tournament by the emperor of an other dimension. And he meets up with the ghosts of his other alternate selves and who are trying to stop him. And they only appear when the link between his physical realm and their intersects. So he sees them as ghosts. But since he is the Ultimate Pac Man, only he can be the One. And then there's a fight in this smelting plant that happens on the final maze. But the Pac Man that you play gets stronger and faster as he defeats his other alternate selves.
Posted by jorbear
@Phoenix654: 
 Everytime...
Posted by kollay

Brad getting orgasms every 10 seconds.

Posted by jelekeloy

Ooooh I want that.

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@SnakeEyes327 said:

" @maxB said:

" Do i have to play the first pac man championship edition to understand whats going on in this one? "
You can look up the fiction on Wikipedia. But basically Pac Man has been summoned to this tournament by the emperor of an other dimension. And he meets up with the ghosts of his other alternate selves and who are trying to stop him. And they only appear when the link between his physical realm and their intersects. So he sees them as ghosts. But since he is the Ultimate Pac Man, only he can be the One. And then there's a fight in this smelting plant that happens on the final maze. But the Pac Man that you play gets stronger and faster as he defeats his other alternate selves. "
No no no, you see the original Pac-Man was killed after the first tournament and THIS Pac-Man is his brother who looks just like him even though they weren't twins.  It's rumored that the original will return eventually as a completely black Pac-Man named Nam-Cap.  Also, he'll wear sunglasses and a trench coat you won't be able to see because they're black too.  You are right about the fight in the smelting maze though. 
 
Also, if you don't get the crystal ball on level 99, you won't get to see the GOOD ending where Pac-Man & Ms. Pac-Man finally become Mr. & Mrs. Pac-Man.  Actually it's a dual wedding, because Clyde & Sue tie the ghostly knot too...  It's really heartwarming, check it out.
Posted by Junpei
@SnakeEyes327 said:
" @maxB said:
" Do i have to play the first pac man championship edition to understand whats going on in this one? "
You can look up the fiction on Wikipedia. But basically Pac Man has been summoned to this tournament by the emperor of an other dimension. And he meets up with the ghosts of his other alternate selves and who are trying to stop him. And they only appear when the link between his physical realm and their intersects. So he sees them as ghosts. But since he is the Ultimate Pac Man, only he can be the One. And then there's a fight in this smelting plant that happens on the final maze. But the Pac Man that you play gets stronger and faster as he defeats his other alternate selves. "
... yes.
Posted by MagusMaleficus

I bought this at work (yes, I can play games at work--fuckin' shitload of downtime) without even trying the demo. Don't regret it at all. This game is like swimming in the mind of Deadmau5 as he trips on acid.

Posted by Death_Unicorn

Where are my 800 free microsoft points so as I can buy this game!!

Posted by Foggen
@Krystal_Sackful said:
" Billy Mitchell is a good man. King of Kong was edited left and right to make him a villain. "
Unless he said "just kidding" after the camera went off, he is at the very least a gigantic douchebag.
Posted by Joker369

so many ghosts

Posted by RecSpec

I had the same reaction as Brad the first time I ate a ghost train.
 
Been awhile since a video game gave me a rush like that.

Posted by PLWolf

I just love watching this. Best QL Ever! 2:55 is the best part.

Posted by RIDEBIRD

FUCKING PEAKING 
 
Gonna play the menu music out the next time I DJ. Goddamnit, that rocks.