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Pac-Man Battle Royale

Pac-Man Battle Royale - Cabinet - Video Game Marquee


Namco-Bandai celebrated Pac-Man's 30th anniversary at E3 in June 2010 with a peak at Pac-Man Battle Royale, a 4-player death match meets 1980 classic due to be released later in September or October. The goal is simple... be the last player standing each round.

The play-field starts off very plain and simply, and gets populated with dots and power-ups as players eat dots and fruit bonuses. As players continue eating, the maze can change shape, and location of dots and power-ups can move and suddenly appear. Any player that eats a power pellet temporarily doubles in size and gains some speed over a normal sized Pac-Man, allowing it to overtake any regular size player (or ghost) that is unfortunate to be nearby. A player eaten by another (powered-up) player or ghost sits out the remainder of the round.

Any two players of the same size (normal or powered-up) that hit each other very quickly bounce back several inches, which rarely affects players equally except at the beginning of a round.

Apparently a recent add-on is a thin, subtle line that runs from the edge of the screen nearest a player's controllers and the Pac-Man they control. It's a nice and non-obtrusive touch to help keep things straight when there is multiple Pac-Man on the screen at a time (even though each is displayed in a different color).

This game has currently been shown on free-play with 3 and 5 round games. Between each rounds, players can splatter paint on a winner's Pac-Man by hitting a button. It has been seen in both a smaller cocktail and larger walk-up version. The larger version has been seen with both an earlier Pac-Man shaped marquee hanging over the game, and a newer more elegant one pictured at the top of this page.

Pac-Man Battle Royale was produced by Namco in 2010.

Namco released 310 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1977. Namco was based in Japan.

Other machines made by Namco during the time period Pac-Man Battle Royale was produced include: Deadstorm Pirates, Wangan Midnight Maximum Tune 3, Nirin, Razing Storm, Rockin' Bowl-O-Rama (Home Version), Pac-Man Arcade Party, Pac-Man Ghost Bowling, Master Chef, Robo Restle, and Tekken Tag Tournament 2


Name Pac-Man Battle Royale
Developer Namco (Japan)
Year 2010
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 18552
Class Wide Release
Genre Labyrinth/Maze
Game Play Competitive
Control Panel Layout Multiple Player
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard
Control Panel Pac-Man Battle Royale Control Panel Image

Pac-Man Battle Royale KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 3.20 (3 votes)

Fun Factor: 3.07

Overall Like 4.50
Fun (Social) 5.00
Fun (Solo) 1.67
Collector Desire 4.50

Technical Rating: 4.50

Gameplay 4.50
Graphics 5.00
Originality 3.50
Sound/Music 5.00

Personal Impressions and Technical Impressions each account for half of the total score. Within the Personal Impressions category, Like carries a little more weight than the other factors.

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VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Pac-Man Battle Royale Census

There are 14,748 members of the Video Arcade Preservation Society / Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,472 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 164,455 machines (6,894 unique titles).

Uncommon - There are 6 known instances of this machine owned by Pac-Man Battle Royale collectors who are active members. Of these, 5 of them are original dedicated machines.

Wanted - There are 6 active VAPS members currently looking for Pac-Man Battle Royale.

This game ranks a 8 on a scale out of 100 (100 = most often seen, 1=least common) in popularity based on census want list records.

Rarity and Popularity independently are not necessarily indications of value. [More Information]


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  1. 3D Model (External): Dedicated

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This game is available at the following public arcades, bars or museums:

Name Location State Country Details Check-ins
Level One Bar + Arcade 130 Hutchinson Ave, Columbus Ohio United States 0

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Auctions Recap

Year Count Median $ Average $
2015 1 3,450.00 3,450.00
2016 6 4,168.75 4,532.92
2017 3 4,366.00 4,156.50
2018 2 8,024.00 8,024.00
All Years 12 4,251.50 4,930.42


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