Pac-Man & Galaga Dimensions

Out This Week - 26/08/11

Deus Ex! Tropico! Inazuma! Rugby!

Credit to plucky Xenoblade Chronicles for managing to foist its niche fantasy fun into the charts, marking the end of a largely stagnant summer.

Nintendo eShop update - 04/08/11

Nintendo eShop update - 04/08/11

Classic Pac-Man to wakka on your 3DS.

Classic Pac-Man headlines this Thursday's set of fresh eShop offerings.

The version on offer, released under the system's Virtual Console banner, is the monochrome Game Boy edition, originally launched in Europe in 1991.

Do you really need Pac-Man on your 3DS? This week? If so, the 4 (about 3.70) asking price might tempt you to take a nibble.

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Pac-Man & Galaga Dimensions announced

Pac-Man & Galaga Dimensions announced

Namco 3DS twofer reboots retro classics.

Two-for-one retro bundle Pac-Man & Galaga Dimensions is on its way to 3DS, publisher Namco Bandai has announced.

The double pack will include two separate games. Pac-Man Tilt ditches the classic top-down pill-guzzling gameplay of old in favour of motion-controlled 2D platforming. You'll be wobbling the 3DS about to guide the titular hero to the end of various puzzle-strewn levels, with the help of pinball flippers and springboards.

Galaga 3D Impact sounds a little more punchy. It's a 3D on-rails shooter in which you'll have to use the handheld's gyroscope to maneuver your perspective and blast invading alien bugs out of the sky.

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