If Pac-Man was a terrifying real world car chase, it would look like…

Not Working Films has re-envisioned the arcade classic Pac-Man as a ride down a bleak stretch of highway. It's like if Namco directed Vanishing Point — the only Pac-aphernalia more surreal than this is the 1982 Pac-Man Christmas Album. » 7/02/11 6:00pm 7/02/11 6:00pm

Zeebo Cheap 3D Game Console Launched, Gets Actual Publishers Support

Just when you thought nothing could happen in the console gaming world beyond Nintendo, Sony, and Microsoft, here comes the cheap and cheerful Zeebo and launches in Brazil with actual titles from some big labels: » 3/24/09 9:30am 3/24/09 9:30am

Robot Wild Animals Are Way More Adorable Than Elmo Live

In case you've got a niece or nephew that's hankering for an Elmo Live » 10/29/08 2:15am 10/29/08 2:15am, but you personally can't stand the strangely frightening little muppet, why not get them animatronic wild animals from Japan that are, in my opinion, much cuter. Made by Bandai Namco, these cuddly robots react to petting and hugging, make cute…

100,000 Apple iPhone SDKs Downloaded So Far

Apple says that over 100,000 iPhone software development kits have been downloaded since its celebrated unveiling on March 6, not a week ago. The announcement below is atypical of Apple: following the standard chest-puffing from execs such as worldwide marketing SVP Phil Schiller, you'll find exec quotes from Namco,… » 3/12/08 8:54am 3/12/08 8:54am

Nintendo '80s Arcade Cabinet

Costco's selling this Nintendo classic arcade cabinet. Since you can get Mario Bros. Donkey Kong and DK Jr variations on Game Boy, what you're actually paying $3000 for is the orange paint and amazing cabinet art. Twin joysticks, and a 19 inch monitor round out the 250-pound pre-8-bit-era game machine.
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Real Life Pacman (Kind of)

Namco and Bandai showed off this project at IREX 2005 this year. It is a little too farfetched to be a real toy on the market, but nevertheless it's pretty cool. It is a scaled up PacMan map that features a robot PacMan along with Pinky, the pink ghost. The robot is controlled by you, as you play the actual video game… » 11/30/05 12:45pm 11/30/05 12:45pm