What it was like Growing Up in the Eighties (1980s)
  • Sun. Jan 29th, 2023

Play Pac Man – 1980s Classic Arcade Game

Free Web Browser Online Play of 1980s Classic Video Game Pac-Man

Game History:
Pac-Man is a maze arcade game developed and released by Namco in 1980. Pac Man is a maze chase video game; the player controls the character through an enclosed maze. The objective of the game is to eat all of the dots placed in the maze while avoiding four colored ghosts — Blinky (red), Pinky (pink), Inky (cyan), and Clyde (orange) — that pursue him. The Pac-Man series of games have been listed by numerous publications among the greatest video games of all time.

Emulator instructions and keyboard controls towards bottom of page.
Click the Zoom buttons to make the gameplay larger.



Click Game Window Size Button to Zoom Game Size between default, 1.5X and 2X

Online Game Controls
Gamepad Button Keyboard Button
Left Left Arrow
Right Right Arrow
Up Up Arrow
Down Down Arrow
A X
B Z
Start Enter
Select Ctrl

Instructions:
Video game will automatically load in your browser. Click on the game window and hit the ENTER key to start the game. You can click on Zoom to expand the game to a larger size. You can click on Enable Sound to turn on the game's sound. Arcade game's keyboard controls are listed in above table. If you grew up in the 80's you shouldn't need additional gameplay instructions. Enjoy! No tokens required to play this free online video game.

Pac-Man Platform(s) and Game Systems:
Namco Arcade, Nintendo Entertainment System, Atari 2600, Atari 5200, Atari 7800, Game Boy, Game Gear, Intellivision, Commodore 64
Release
1980
Genre(s)
Maze
Mode(s)
Single-player, multiplayer (alternating)