Bandai Namco is at Anime Expo 2022 this weekend, and during a live stream, showed a brief bit of gameplay from Pac-Man World Re-Pac.
Pac-Man World Re-Pac is a remake of the original action-platformer from the PS1. Bandai Namco announced the title in a Nintendo Direct Mini: Partner Showcase this week.
Here’s some information about the title:
Feed Your Appetite for Adventure! In Pac-Man World Re-Pac, Pac-Man arrives home on his birthday to find the Ghosts have kidnapped Pac-Man’s family & friends and ruined his party! Pac-Man must set out to adventure through the six areas of Ghost Island to rescue his family and friends, and face-off against the Ghosts’ boss, Toc-Man! With polished graphics, enhanced gameplay, and updated features – Pac-Man World Re-Pac is action/platforming fun for both experienced Pac-fans and new Pac-thusiasts the world over!
- A Modernized Classic – Taking Advantage of current generation hardware, this 3D action-adventure platformer is packed with smoother intuitive gameplay, updated visuals and a wider view of the action.
- Multiple Modes – Adventure through the main campaign in Quest Mode, play a collection of 3D mazes in Maze Mode! Clear Quest Mode to unlock the Pac-Man game in Original Mode!
- A World of Adventure – Dodge Ghosts and other baddies, solve environmental puzzles, and collect items through the 6 areas of Ghost Island each with multiple levels and unique boss battle challenge!
- He’s Got the Moves – More than running and chomping – Pac-Man will butt-bounce, rev-roll, hover jump, and more through the six areas while collecting Pac-Dots, fruit, and power ups!
Check out the debut gameplay for Pac-Man World Re-Pac below.
Pac-Man World Re-Pac is due out for Switch on August 26, 2022. Find a video comparing the remake to the original release here.