PAC-MAN Party Review

Namco is kind of in a tough spot. They have one of the world

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Have you played Mario Party? If so, the basic concept of Pac-Man Party should be instantly familiar. There

Along the way, various events will happen. For instance, some spaces present you with four treasure chests, and picking one will give you either something good, bad, or neutral. Boss creatures can flood the stage so that no new castles can be formed, and you can fight them alongside your fellow players.


The graphics are pretty decent in Pac-Man Party. It

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The minigames are all fairly varied, too. Some will ask you to control your character by tilting the remote, while some might ask for the D-pad. Others might ask you to swing the remote around and some need you to point at the screen. The versatility of the Wiimote is on full display, and most of the games are easily controlled.


However, I do have to take issue with the boss battles. We played against a giant octopus and all of us found ourselves whining about how many times you had to shoot at him in order to kill him. It took all of us a good five minutes of shooting to bring him down, which got to be really annoying.


Second, one of my major beefs with the Mario Party series is how consistently the game rapes you. Those who

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Ron Burke is the Editor in Chief for Gaming Trend. Currently living in Fort Worth, Texas, Ron is an old-school gamer who enjoys CRPGs, action/adventure, platformers, music games, and has recently gotten into tabletop gaming. Ron is also a fourth degree black belt, with a Master's rank in Matsumura Seito Shōrin-ryū, Moo Duk Kwan Tang Soo Do, Universal Tang Soo Do Alliance, and International Tang Soo Do Federation. He also holds ranks in several other styles in his search to be a well-rounded fighter. Ron has been married to Gaming Trend Editor, Laura Burke, for 21 years. They have three dogs - Pazuzu (Irish Terrier), Atë, and Calliope (both Australian Kelpie/Pit Bull mixes).

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