PAC-MAN Attacks An Android

September 24, 2008

PAC-MAN Chases Pesky Ghosts onto
First Android-Powered Device

Namco offers PAC-MAN at no charge
in support of first Android-powered device

Namco Networks, a leading publisher
and developer of mobile games and entertainment for mass-market casual gamers,
today announced the availability of the arcade classic PAC-MAN® on the first
Android™-powered device, announced today by T-Mobile. When the phone launches,
PAC-MAN will be available to consumers in the Android Market™ at no charge,
giving owners of the new T-Mobile G1 handset full access to the game which
usually retails for $9.99.

“We are thrilled to launch PAC-MAN
on the flagship Android-powered device,” said Scott Rubin, senior vice president
of sales and marketing for Namco Networks. “To encourage consumers to checkout
PAC-MAN on the G1, we are picking up the tab for the game. We want consumers to
see how great PAC-MAN looks on this device and how well it plays on the Android

Who can forget the countless hours
and quarters spent avoiding the pesky ghosts while chompin’ on the dots? In
addition to the classic and addictive game play, PAC-MAN, the most popular video
game in American arcade history, has been upgraded to fully utilize the T-Mobile
G1’s features. Taking advantage of the device’s large screen, PAC-MAN on the
T-Mobile G1 includes three unique control schemes:

Swipe Mode allows players to direct
PAC-MAN’s path by simply swiping in the direction you want to travel. Track Mode
lets players zip through mazes using the phone’s trackball. Accelerometer Mode
allows players to control PAC-MAN by tilting the phone in the direction they
want to move.

For more information on PAC-MAN for
the G1 or other mobile games by Namco, please visit