Games To Try Before You Die: Ms. Pac-Man (Arcade/etc.)
Where did it all begin? The Arcades. Those large dark rooms with kids, mom’s, dad’s, businessmen, were pumping quarters into large machines so they could get the highest of high scores on that game. Arcade’s are not as popular as they used to be, but they are still fun to go too. Chances are though, if you stumble into any arcade or fun center, you will find a Ms. Pac-Man machine somewhere in there.
What: Ms. Pac-Man is a simple game, you are a little circle…umm….thing, going through a maze to collect all of the dots! Be careful though, crazed and colorful ghost are chasing you trying to stop your dot collecting! Go for the high score!
Why: Ms. Pac-Man is just fun! It’s one of those games I could most likely spend at least 5 bucks in quarters on. If there is a Ms. Pac-Man machine somewhere, you will usually see me at it. What is so good about Ms. Pac-Man though? Well, she is way better than regular old Pac-Man. Biggest reason though? FASTER! In regular Pac-Man, it was intensely slow, but Ms. Pac-Man was on a constant sprint. The faster game play was intoxicating. So intoxicating, your chances of finding a Ms.Pac-Man machine is way more common than finding a Pac-Man machine. Ms. Pac-Man was so popular, she ended up on the next 2 generations of consoles on a single cartridge! How is that for longevity? Overall, the game is fun. Even if you download it on Xbox Live or PSN, it’s that simple game that is still fun to play. So fun, that when I was in college, me and my foreign exchange roommate played it for 3 hours straight drinking Rolling Rock……’Murica…..