PAC-MAN World Champion Crowned!
Published June 5, 2007
Mexico's Carlos Daniel cdborrego Borrego beat out Robert vibemaster79 Glashuettner from Austria to claim the title of PAC-MAN World Champion. The two players were also among the first people in the world to play Toru Iwatani's new game created just for this competition: PAC-MAN Championship Edition.
The action was fast, the pressure was on. Carlos lost a life with seven seconds on the clock but had pulled far enough ahead of Robert that he was still able to win the championship and the grand prize. Iwatani himself stepped onstage to present Carlos with the custom one-of-a-kind PAC-MAN themed Xbox 360.
New PAC-MAN Game Unveiled
Original PAC-MAN creator Toru Iwatani surprised the world June 5 when he unveiled the PAC-MAN Championship Edition, featuring the first new PAC-MAN mazes in more than 26 years, available only on Xbox 360. PAC-MAN Championship Edition is the same beloved PAC-MAN game played in pizza parlors and arcades of the eighties but is updated with new features that former PAC-MAN fanatics and new generations of fans alike will love. It includes new mazes that dynamically change shape during gameplay, six new timed game modes, new soundtracks and high-definition graphics. More details.
TriXie's Travels: New York City Will Never Be the Same
Our Xbox.com Community Girl, TriXie, went to New York City to cover the PAC-MAN World Championship. She had an absolute blast and sent along some great photos of the event, the special PAC-MAN console, and the medal ceremony. More details …