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Pawn Stars: Pac-Man Arcade Game | History [Video]

Pawn Stars: Pac-Man Arcade Game | History

Chum convinces "Big Hoss" Corey to take a chance on an original Pac-Man arcade game in need of fixing up in this clip from "Knights In Fake Armor?"

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pac man 40

pac man turns 40

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Pac-Man video game franchise celebrates 40th anniversary [Video]

Pac-Man video game franchise celebrates 40th anniversary

We definitely have Pac-Man fever today!

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Trending: Happy Birthday Pac-Man [Video]

Trending: Happy Birthday Pac-Man

The classic arcade game Pac-Man turns 40 today.

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Happy 40th Anniversary Pac-Man [Video]

Happy 40th Anniversary Pac-Man

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Israeli Inventors Make Mask Similar to Pac-Man for Safer Eating at Restaurants [Video]

Israeli Inventors Make Mask Similar to Pac-Man for Safer Eating at Restaurants

Ever wonder how you can protect yourself from the coronavirus even while eating at a restaurant? Wonder no more thanks to this mask allowing users to gobble up food

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Real-life Pac-Man during quarantine [Video]

Real-life Pac-Man during quarantine

While in quarantine, this man created his own game

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VW re-opens with cartoon logo declaring coronavirus defeat [Video]

VW re-opens with cartoon logo declaring coronavirus defeat

Volkswagen restarted production at its Wolfsburg factory in Germany on Monday (April 26), becoming the latest among a raft of European manufacturers to take advantage of eased lockdown procedures to..

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Man plays 'real-life' Pac-Man to pass time during coronavirus lockdown [Video]

Man plays 'real-life' Pac-Man to pass time during coronavirus lockdown

A man living in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, started playing a "real-life" version of the famous game Pac-Man out his window to pass the time during the COVID-19 pandemic. Using a puppet, the..

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NASA Discovers a 'Dragon' in a Canyon on Mars [Video]

NASA Discovers a 'Dragon' in a Canyon on Mars

The Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has spotted a "fabled Chinese dragon" in Melas Chasma. The dragon joins the ranks of other wacky things seen in the Martian landscape, such as Pac Man, the Star Trek..

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Midmorning With Aundrea - April 3, 2020 (Part 1) [Video]

Midmorning With Aundrea - April 3, 2020 (Part 1)

During these socially isolating time, it's important to keep in touch with friends and family. We explore the best technologies to keep you and your loved ones connected. And the ladies from The..

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alpha north esports announces name change; appoints matthew schmidt as interim ceo
*Alpha Esports is proud to announce Matthew Schmidt as it's interim CEO* *VANCOUVER, BC / ACCESSWIRE / May 27, 2020 / Alpha North Esports & Entertainment ("Alpha"), *announces effective immediately,..
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Gobble gobble: Pac-Man turns 40

Forty years ago, a new video game featuring a bright yellow, dot-chomping, ghost-dodging character called Pac-Man appeared in Tokyo. It would become the most successful arcade game of…
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NVIDIA Used Artificial Intelligence to Clone "Pac-Man"

This is an early test of a very ambitious project that aims to build entirely new games and real-world simulation engines in the long run.
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PAC-MAN, the Original Video Game Super Star, Celebrates His 40th Birthday Today

pac-man, the original video game super star, celebrates his 40th birthday today
SANTA CLARA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Leading interactive entertainment company BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Inc. today celebrates PAC-MAN’s 40th birthday with upcoming activities and partnerships to..
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Nvidia teaches AI to create new version of Pac-Man just by watching gameplay

Forty years after Pac-Man had his first taste of ghosts, an AI has given the ravenous puck a new maze to chew his way through — without studying the game code. That means it recreated the game..
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Bandai Namco unveils 40th Anniversary PAC-MAN mini arcade with gold accents

After already unveiling a series of new gear and a crossover Tamagotchi, Bandai Namco and My Arcade are announcing a new 40th Anniversary Edition PAC-MAN mini arcade machine. While you might have..
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40 years after Pac-Man’s debut, Nvidia re-creates the game with AI

40 years after pac-man’s debut, nvidia re-creates the game with ai

Polygon - Published

After watching 50,000 hours of Pac-Man, Nvidia’s AI generated a playable clone

Could a blurry, 128×128 version of a 1980 arcade game change the future of game dev?
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Nvidia’s AI recreates Pac-Man from scratch just by watching it being played

nvidia’s ai recreates pac-man from scratch just by watching it being played
Photo credit should read EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP via Getty Images Nvidia is best known for its graphics cards, but the company conducts some serious research into artificial intelligence, too. For its..
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Pac-Man will be playable on Twitch starting this June

pac-man will be playable on twitch starting this june
Image: Bandai Namco and Amazon Games Pac-Man will be a playable game on Twitch starting this June, Bandai Namco and Amazon Games announced today. To play the Twitch version of the game, called..
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Level Up: Nvidia’s GameGAN AI Creates Pac-Man Without an Underlying Game Engine

level up: nvidia’s gamegan ai creates pac-man without an underlying game engine
Nvidia has used a generative adversarial network (GAN) to train an AI in how to faithfully recreate a game like Pac-Man without ever having access to the underlying game engine. The post Level Up:..
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NVIDIA's AI built Pac-Man from scratch in four days

When Pac-Man hit arcades on May 22nd 1980, it held the record for time spent in development having taken a whopping 17 months to design, code and complete. Now, 40 years later to the day, NVIDIA needed..
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'Pac-Man' once felt futuristic. Now there's a new one built entirely by AI.

We all have to look a little harder for reasons to celebrate in this dark year of 2020, but here's a good one: On May 22, Pac-Man turns 40. The first video game to really catch the attention of a..
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For Pac-Man's 40th birthday, Nvidia uses AI to make new levels

Pac-Man turns 40 today, and even though the days of quarter-munching arcade machines in hazy bars are long behind us, the legendary game’s still helping to push the industry forward. On Friday,..
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Tetris and PAC-MAN retro arcade gear on sale from $6 today at GameStop

GameStop is now offering the Super Impulse Tetris Micro Arcade for *$5.98 with free shipping* in orders over $35. Regularly $8 at GameStop, this model fetches closer to $19 from Amazon and is now at..
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Gobble gobble: World's most successful arcade game, Pac-Man, turns 40

Pac-Man was aimed at women and couples - a different audience to the violent alien shoot-em-ups popular in Japanese arcades at the time.
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Amazon's multiplayer Pac-Man game is made for Twitch streaming

Amazon Games showed it’s a serious competitor with the new shooter Crucible and has an MMO on the way, but its next game is the one that makes the most sense for Twitch streaming. That’s because..
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A lesson in pop culture iconography as Pac-Man turns 40

See why Pac-Man gained and retained its popularity seen in movies like "Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2," "Pixels" and "Ready Player One." - Published

From pizza to Popeye: How Pac-Man drew from pop culture to become the face of 1980s arcade games

Namco game designer Toru Iwatani took the world by storm with his simple but addictive creation, which turns 40 today. Louis Chilton discusses some of the game's many influences
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Family-friendly Switch titles from $5: Mario, Monopoly, game shows, more

With the yesterday’s SEGA and anime sales still in full swing, Nintendo is now offering some great deals on family Switch games and more. The new Family Time sale kicks off today alongside a host of..
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Mask in a restaurant? This one can gobble like Pac-Man

mask in a restaurant? this one can gobble like pac-man
A squeeze of a lever, much like a cyclist operates a handbrake, opens a slot in the front of the mask so that food can pass through.
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Masks that gobble like Pac-Man

Israeli inventors have developed a coronavirus mask with a remote control mouth that lets diners eat food without taking it off, a device they say could make a visit to a restaurant less risky. A..
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I'm a 32-year-old woman who just bought a Tamagotchi on eBay, and it's weirdly helping me become happier and more productive during the pandemic

i'm a 32-year-old woman who just bought a tamagotchi on ebay, and it's weirdly helping me become happier and more productive during the pandemic
· Danielle Page had been quarantining alone in her small apartment in New York City for six weeks when she was inspired by her cousin to *buy a Tamagotchi. * · *"I bought one thinking it'd simply..
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Today’s Best Game Deals: Red Dead Redemption 2 Special $36, PAC-MAN $2, more

In today’s best game deals, Sony is now offering Red Dead Redemption 2: Special Edition for* $35.99* via PSN. Regularly $80, this version is now less than the standard one at Amazon and carrying one..
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Google Doodle brings back its 2010 game Pac-man to cure boredom

Google is running its 'Stay and Play at Home with Popular Past Doodles' initiative for people across the globe.
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Billy Mitchell is taking his ‘Donkey Kong’ cheating saga to court

Arcade expert and hot sauce mogul Billy Mitchell made a name for himself by earning record-breaking scores in games like Pac-Man and BurgerTime. Two years ago, de facto scorekeeper Twin Galaxies..
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Hands-on: Celebrating PAC-MAN’s 40th with Tamagotchi and other games [Video]

Pac-Man’s 40th anniversary is right around the corner. To celebrate, we’re going hands-on with a few affordable mini and collectible Pac-Man games with the Super Impulse Tiny Arcade, Tiny Arcade..
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Pac-Man Championship Edition 2 goes FREE to keep folks occupied at home

Gamers can now download Pac-Man Championship Edition 2 for *free*. After unveiling new crossover Tamagotchi and a series of mini console/arcades for Pac-Man’s 40th Birthday this year, Bandai Namco is..
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Pac-Man Championship Edition 2 is free until May 10

pac-man championship edition 2 is free until may 10

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The new Pac-Man Tamagotchi are now 20% off with deals from $16

The new Pac-Man Tamagotchi Bandai unveiled earlier this year as part of the 40th anniversary celebrations are now seeing some notable price drops. GameStop is now offering Pac-Man x Tamagotchi in black..
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Baby Ruth Turns Into Pac-Man In Exclusive 'The Willoughbys' Clip - Watch Now!

Baby Ruth loves her candy! The youngest of the Willoughby children acts like Pac-Man to eat all the candy in this new clip from the upcoming Netflix movie The Willoughbys. While she’s going through..
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Celebrate Pac-Man’s birthday with new arcade machines and a miniature console

With its 40th anniversary looming, Bandai Namco is teaming up with a series of brands to create some celebratory Pac-Man arcade machines. We already caught a glimpse of the new Tamagotchi, but there..
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Pac-Man strategies for surviving the aisles

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from elon musk to tim cook, here's where the world's most influential tech founders and ceos went to college — and what they studied
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Bandai debuts new Pac-Man Tamagotchi in celebration of 40th anniversary

Last summer, the folks at Bandai gave Tamagotchi a 21st-century upgrade by adding iPhone connectivity and online functionality. Now in celebration of an iconic video game character’s 40th..
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The skin of the earth is home to pac-man-like protists

the skin of the earth is home to pac-man-like protists
Panama City, Panama (SPX) Jan 26, 2020 Pac-Man, the open-mouthed face of the most successful arcade game ever, is much more well-known than any of the one-celled organisms called protists, at least..
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Rare deals on PAC-MAN iOS/Apple TV titles today with prices from $3 (Reg. $5)

Today we have some notable deals on PAC-MAN games for iOS. Along with some Ms. PAC-MAN deals, we are now seeing the the “official mobile” version, PAC-MAN CE DX, on sale for *$2.99*. Regularly $5,..
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Today’s best iOS & Mac App Deals: Carcassonne, ProShot, Rules!, more

In today’s best iOS and Mac app/game deals, we have solid deals on titles like Carcassonne, Great Conqueror: Rome, ProShot, Rules!, Bad North: Jotunn Edition, PAC-MAN titles, and many more. You’ll..
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These mini arcade games provide hours of holiday cheer from $9 at Walmart

Walmart is offering a selection of mini arcade games from *$9* with free in-store pickup. Our favorite is the Bandai Americia Pac-Man Connect and Play 12 Classic Games at *$10.97*, which is regularly..
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