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Why people still love Pac-Man, 40 years later

May 22, 2020
Creator Toru Iwatani wanted to make a mass-market product that nongamers and girls would love, too.
A key part of Pac-Man's success was that he was an actual character — one of the first video game heroes.
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Google+ keeps eating other products

Sep 6, 2011
Google+ is Pac Man at Google headquarters and all these other weird little side products are the white dots. WAKA WAKA WAKA....

Pac-Man Hacks Voting Machines

Aug 20, 2010
As we head into another election season, two computer scientists, J. Alex Halderman of the University of Michigan and Ariel Feldman of Princeton,...