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The game that ate the world: 40 facts on Pac-Man's 40th birthday

The game that ate the world: 40 facts on Pac-Man's 40th birthday

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https://www.theguardian.com/games/2020/may/22/pac-man-video-game-40-years-old

The iconic maze chase has been played billions of times, created one of the 80s’ strangest sex symbols, stupefied Martin Amis – and is now enshrined in a leading art museum

It was on this day in 1980 that one of gaming’s most iconic characters made his debut. To celebrate, here are 40 facts about the ravenous yellow circle and his proud, pill-popping legacy …