It's time to gear up! Get ready for more ghost chain gobbling and frantic action in PAC-MAN® CE-DX+! The award-winning chomping game makes a shattering debut on Steam with even more content and a refined user-interface to compare high scores with your friends!
User reviews: Overwhelmingly Positive (4,612 reviews)
Release Date: Sep 24, 2013

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Buy PAC-MAN Championship Edition DX+ All You Can Eat Edition Bundle

Includes 9 items: PAC-MAN™ Championship Edition DX+, Pac-Man Championship Edition DX+: Mountain Course, Pac-Man Championship Edition DX+: Big Eater Course, Pac-Man Championship Edition DX+: Championship III & Highway II Courses, Pac-Man Championship Edition DX+: Dig Dug Skin, Pac-Man Championship Edition DX+: Rally-X Skin, Pac-Man Championship Edition DX+: Pac is Back Skin, Pac-Man Championship Edition DX+: Pac Steps BGM, Pac-Man Championship Edition DX+: Reentrance BGM

 

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"Perhaps the best arcade revival in recent years is now on PC. Features a cool neon flair and has all the features you need to share your hi-score."

About This Game

It's time to gear up!

Get ready for more ghost chain gobbling and frantic action in PAC-MAN® CE-DX+! The award-winning chomping game makes a shattering debut on Steam with even more content and a refined user-interface to compare high scores with your friends! Wake up the ghosts, form the longest train of pursuers and chomp as many as you can at blazing speed to beat the score! And never forget to manage you a way out using your skills or you’ll have to force an escape route with your bombs!

A Pac-man experience that will definitely surprise you!

Online Features

  • Beat the game!
    Follow your self-progress and unlock all the game medals by defeating the mazes in the most arduous conditions
  • Intense rivalry
    Break all leaderboards and challenge all your friends directly on social medias.

Key Features

  • Infernal speed arcade
    Blaze through neon-like mazes and reach maximum speed to beat the score.
  • Vast maze line-up
    7 mazes with unique layout, special options, features presenting each a specific challenge.
  • Tons of intense courses
    5 different game modes for a complete set of challenges to overcome in each maze.
  • Your own Pac-man experience
    Customize difficulty, music, characters and maze visuals to re-create your favorite Pac-man experience.

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8
    • Processor: 1 GHz or faster 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x64) processor
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: DirectX 9 graphics device
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Hard Drive: 500 MB available space
    • Sound Card: DirectX 9 sound device
Helpful customer reviews
30 of 33 people (91%) found this review helpful
6 people found this review funny
15.4 hrs on record
Posted: December 21, 2014
Extremely good graphics, top notch response, variety of maps and designs, Really like the fact that it slows down when near death (although a little too easy, even on hard), but an overall enjoyable experience for the eyes. Just not to be played for 2 hours straight or else you'll end up seeing color everywhere o-o

Quality-9/10
Responsive-10/10
Variety-9/10
Price- 11/10

Really brings back the memories ;)
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57 of 82 people (70%) found this review helpful
78 people found this review funny
0.3 hrs on record
Posted: February 15
I imagine this is what LSD is like.
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17 of 17 people (100%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
51.2 hrs on record
Posted: March 6
Neon Lights, Ghost Chains, and a game that spans way back to the retro days of quarter-popping action. Pac is back for a ghost-gobbling frenzy. Gobbling ghost chains makes you feel epic.

You get a number of modes. 5 minute marathon, 10 minute marathon, time trial shorts, time trial marathon, and a challenge to see how many ghosts you can gobble in a single Power Pellet charge. Can you beat my scores?

Problem? It's a bit easy in difficulty and may feel rather tedious at times. One thing it lacks is "Plain Vanilla" Pacman mode. If you want Pacman with a twist, this is for you. If you want plain vanilla Pacman, you may want to look somewhere else.

But I still recommend it.
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14 of 16 people (88%) found this review helpful
6 people found this review funny
3.3 hrs on record
Posted: February 9
If you're looking for the orginal Pac-Man game, you came to the wrong place.
But if you like fast-paced games with flashing colors, a crap-ton of ghosts chasing you everywhere, and the base mechanics of Pac-Man, but with different maps, modes, and songs to chew pellets by?
Knock yourself out.
But seriously you should get this game. Don't buy it now though. Only idiots buy games in full price.
Wait for a Steam Sale you dingus.
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14 of 19 people (74%) found this review helpful
12 people found this review funny
0.6 hrs on record
Posted: December 25, 2014
PAC-MAN is having a rave, and you're invited!
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15 of 21 people (71%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
3.7 hrs on record
Posted: January 21
So far the best Pac-Man game i've ever played. Ghost Adventure was kinda med.. Get this one instead, it's cheap and addictive.
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14 of 20 people (70%) found this review helpful
14 people found this review funny
5.8 hrs on record
Posted: April 19
It's like the old school PacMan if he went to a club with bombs.

Hella addictive.
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13 of 20 people (65%) found this review helpful
24 people found this review funny
18.1 hrs on record
Posted: March 7
PAC-MAN on drugs.
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6 of 7 people (86%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
4.1 hrs on record
Posted: December 7, 2014
A very speedy game, At the start you are slow as crud, but later on -about two minutes- the game speed will speed up, hardly letting you know what is happing. A have a video of a 10 mintue run on this game and I was running all over the place insane stuff happing and just plan out makes you stessing out if your going to die.
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7 of 9 people (78%) found this review helpful
3 people found this review funny
24.8 hrs on record
Posted: December 1, 2014
Last time I took Pacman for a spin was around 2004, when Pacman World 2 came out. Boy, did I regret that decision. Fixed camera angles and a difficulty that went up and down like a whack-a-mole's hammer ruined the game and I tossed it out the 3rd floor window. Funny thing is, that game came with additional versions of past Pacman games but I felt at an extreme disadvantage when it came to survival, whether you were to jump or not.

Red about this game and I realised I have been missing that drive to complete a game 100%. It either needed to be an extremely specific genre and game (Arkham Series) or something I could do in a week or so (Shadow Of Mordor). There was no feeling of replayability and a strive to perfection, like say, Wipeout HD. I now know that I am starving for arcade games like Burnout and this one.

A constant need to get better at this is ever present due to the ranking method. I have only completed Championship II with an S ranking and this has taken me a considerable time. It is extremely addictive to figure out the nooks and crannies of every course and trying to maximize your score by eating up a long chain of ghosts is the best way of saying ♥♥♥♥ you to these guys. It is revenge, pure and simple but as sweet as it is, it also has to be planned out. The patterns of the dots and the fruits appearing is something that has to be memorized for successful progression, not to mention that the game speeds up to ridiculous proportions. And if you get stuck, try watching someone else's replay, it's always helpful.

It's arcade, it's addictive for perfectionists and colorful as hell, something that's been missing from today's market. If it weren't for my army tour, I would have clocked 50+ hours already cause I am dying to finish this and get me GW: Dimensions.
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5 of 6 people (83%) found this review helpful
0.3 hrs on record
Posted: May 22
Played this a while back when it was free, theirs a lot of levels to play & it's a lot of fun to play!
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5 of 6 people (83%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
1.1 hrs on record
Posted: May 23
This is one of those games that really makes you clench your ♥♥♥ cheeks together when you come close to losing. In that case i give it a 9/10 it's cheap and totally worth the buy
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3 of 3 people (100%) found this review helpful
3.9 hrs on record
Posted: May 22
Oh wow, where to even begin on this one.

Pac-man has been one of my all time favorite games (instant top 3 in all time favorite arcade classics)
Whats wrong with just going around in circles all the time catching those ghosts? "because I ain't afraid of no ghost"

Pacman is known now for 35 years as the spiritual successor of the arcade world. If you threw a rock at someone in a crowd, about 99% of the time you've probably hit a pacman fan. How ever, after 35 years the original version of pacman has gotten rather stale. So what's so great about this version you ask?

This version is a revamped pacman experience. With all new puzzles, and all new levels you've got countless hours to waste in this maze chasing ghosts in all new ways.

To any new comer or veteran of the franchise I'd highly would recommend the championship edition.



CHALLENGE : Just try to see if you can hit 1,000,000 in the championship edition on expert level. Its not easy.



Now, you're probably asking yourself : Why should I buy this game? : One simple answer. Because its just fun. Its a great game to kill time and its just easy to get lost in trying to beat your highscore after every match (and then before you know it hours fly by)
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3 of 3 people (100%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
0.8 hrs on record
Posted: March 30
An award-winning title for a good reason, Pac-Man™ Championship Edition DX+ is definitely the best Pac-Man game that has ever been produced, it's incredibly fun and never gets boring, even if you aren't really a Pac-Man fan, it's just simply that good.

This game offers you the chance to play classic (or not) Pac-Man however you feel like playing it, tons of variation, options, alternate-graphics and play-styles to choose from gives this game a really long lifespan and tons of replayability. There are game modes and challanges for almost every factor that exists in Pac-Man too, I'm pretty sure if you can think of a challenge, there is an option or game mode for it available somewhere in this game. There are also global and local leaderboards, ranking systems and many variations of maze-layouts to choose from too!

Whether you are a fan of the game series or not, I couldn't recommend this game to you enough, particularly when it goes cheap in the sales, pick up the All You Can Eat Edition if you want to add even more variety. This game is definitely more than worth the money, I would also recommend buying this over Pac-Man Museum (if you want a more modern Pac-Man that is) as the Pac-Man Championship Edition featured in that collection is vastly inferior to this version.
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
6.0 hrs on record
Posted: December 13, 2014
Very amazing pacman game. Seems tough and challenging at first, but then you quickly realize how simple it can be. It's easy is really easy for those who are inexperienced, and hard is really hard for those who want a challenge. It's simple to rack up points (On the 10 minute Score Attack I got 2 million first try). It's new graphics but still gives that nostalgic feel. New maps and everything is nice, and I reccomend it to any pacman fans, and people who have spare 10-15 bucks and want an arcade classic. $13.99 is an amazing deal for this game.
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
3.0 hrs on record
Posted: May 24
Bought this for £2.99.
Expected a mediocre game which i'd play for an hour or so but would enjoy having in my library.

I was wrong.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
0.9 hrs on record
Posted: December 7, 2014
This game is grrrrrrreat! It is so much fun and a great twist on the normal arcade game we all know and love.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
1.9 hrs on record
Posted: January 2
PAC-MAN Champion Edition DX+:
This game is great if you love remade retro games. This game is filled with colourful graphics, power-ups, and everything you could want in a PAC-MAN game. I bought the bundle that comes with all of the DLC which is worth it because the extra DLC's are fantastic.
Highly Recommended
10/10
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
7.9 hrs on record
Posted: March 22
The music, the satisfaction of eating lines of blue ghost, everything just feels right and plays good. If you enjoy a fast-paced arcade experience, this game is mandatory.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
6.4 hrs on record
Posted: January 2
I can't reccommend it enough, I'll just say. If you don't have this game... Then, seriously, what are you waiting for? Go buy it! There is also a demo too so you can play that before buying the game if you wish. It's an amazing game, i love it. Really challenging especially as you get through the 10 min score frenzy and the Long time trials. It's a complete crazy but fun game.
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