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RIP: Arcade Pioneer & “Father Of Pac-Man” Masaya Nakamura

RIP: Arcade Pioneer & “Father Of Pac-Man” Masaya Nakamura

The man responsible for millions of people spending millions of hours glued to video games has gone to that glowing maze in the sky: Masaya Nakamura, founder of the Japanese video game company behind Pac-Man, passed away last week at the age of 91. [More]

Pac-Man eats his way through the Gray's Ferry section of Philadelphia.

You Can Now Turn Any Google Map Into A Pac-Man Game

Have you ever looked at a Google Map and thought to yourself, “It would be flippin’ awesome if I could play Pac-Man on this street grid”? Probably not, because that is not something that occurs to most people. But it did occur to some folks at Google who have incorporated, perhaps temporarily, a button that lets you Pac-Man-ize your Google Map. [More]

Google Took Bite Out Of Workplace Productivity With Pac-Man Game

Google Took Bite Out Of Workplace Productivity With Pac-Man Game

That Pac-Man minigame Google stuck on its homepage Friday chomped up desk jockeys’ worktime, sucking up 5 million hours into impromptu power pellet crunching and ghost chasing, according to data from software company Rescue Time.

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