July 1980, on PAC-MAN’s (Namco) 40th birthday, by Toru Iwatani. Try to remember some of your 8-bit memories. Do you remember “Insert Coin”
The original Pac-Man was released in 1980 and soon became one of the most successful video games of all time, sold over 48 million copies. Now, 35 years later, Pac-Man shows he’s as relevant today as ever.
Toru Iwatani, (born January 25, 1955) is the Japanese video game designer and creator of the arcade game Pac-Man.