PAC-MAN Turns 40! Numskull Designs and BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Team up for EPIC Exclusives!

by on May 22, 2020

PAC-MAN Turns 40! Numskull Designs and BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Team up for EPIC Exclusives!

Bring out the cake and your quarters, PAC-MAN officially turns 40. BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment isn’t messing around for the yellow guy’s birthday. They teamed up with Numskull Designs and have some amazing 40th-anniversary exclusives! I need to mention the holy grail of PAC-MAN exclusives…the 1/4 sized cabinet signed by Toru Iwatani, the creator of PAC-MAN himself!!! Only 256 units have been signed, which is of course the number of levels in the game. Check out all of the info below!

One of the most iconic video games of all time has hit a major milestone. Arriving and revolutionizing the gaming scene in 1980 PAC-MAN is celebrating its 40th anniversary – yes the favorite yellow character has been in the maze for 40 years running away from ghosts and gobbling up power pellets and he’s not done yet.

To celebrate this momentous occasion, Numskull Designs has teamed up with BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment to introduce a whole host of ‘PAC-MAN’ exclusives to ensure this gaming legend keeps on gobbling and entertaining fans, old and new, everywhere.

Toru Iwatani, creator of PAC-MAN

EXTREMELY LIMITED EDITION: PAC-MAN 40th Anniversary Quarter Arcades–

signed by the original creator of PAC-MAN, Toru Iwatani

First up and guaranteed to whip die-hard PAC-MAN fans into a nostalgic gaming frenzy, is a very special limited- edition PAC-MAN 40th Anniversary Quarter Arcades cabinet.  There are two versions available – 256 units have been signed by none other than original PAC-MAN creator, Toru Iwatani.

The number 256 represents the number of levels in the game and these signed units are available worldwide. Each cabinet will be numbered with unique number plaques and when they’re gone, they’re gone! RRP £299.00, €349.00, $349.00.

PAC-MAN 40th Anniversary Quarter Arcades – Standard Edition

For those who can’t get their gaming hands on the signed version, fear not, an unsigned version is also available. It does exactly the same and looks the same, complete with the 40th-anniversary branding design, but without the signature.  RRP £129.99, €149.99, $149.99.

Quarter Arcades offers a ¼ scale replica of the original arcade cabinet for the ultimate PAC-MAN gaming experience at home. This official, fully playable, highly collectible 1/4 scale replica stays true to the original arcade cabinet, with everything from its artwork, button/joystick sizes, and coin-mechanism shrunk down proportionately. This cabinet is perfect for playing and displaying at home for the most authentic playing experience of this arcade classic.

Here’s what you need to know about this cabinet:

  • Official BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment licensed product/merchandise
  • 1/4 scale replica of the original arcade cabinets
  • Fully playable cabinet using the original PAC-MAN arcade ROM.
  • Exclusive 40th anniversary design: Limited to only 256 units of the signed edition worldwide.
  • High-quality: Made for durability, playability, and portability.
  • Measures: 16.92 inches Tall by 8.27 inches deep by 6.3 inches wide


There’s more…

The celebrations don’t end there. Complimenting the Quarter Arcades cabinets is a range of 40th anniversary merchandise.  Confirm your status as a PAC-MAN superfan and get your gaming hands on this lot.

Show off with the Official Pac-Man 40th Anniversary 9 Pin Badge Set

Celebrate your passion for PAC-MAN and show off the new official anniversary set of nine PAC-MAN pins.  These pins showcase retro designs synonymous with all things PAC-MAN and include the 40th anniversary pin. These quality metal pins look the part with a gloss finish so wear them with pride or simply keep as a collector’s item. RRP £24.99, €29.99, $29.99.

  • Official BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment licensed product/merchandise
  • Designed and engineered by Numskull Designs
  • Contains nine premium quality metal pins with a glossy finish.
  • Exclusive designs to celebrate the 40th anniversary of PAC-MAN
  • Housed in a collector’s display case

Pull Your PAC-MAN Socks Up

An essential part of the gaming wardrobe is the socks! Treat your feet to these retro beauties, an anniversary pack of 3 pairs of super comfy socks featuring cool PAC-MAN imagery. RRP £14.99, €16.99, $16.99.

  • Official BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment licensed product/merchandise
  • Designed and engineered by Numskull Designs
  • Made of high-quality cotton
  • Ribbed neck and a soft touch
  • Size 7-12 (US), 6-11 (UK), 39-46 (EU)

PAC-MAN Anniversary Gift Set

The ultimate tribute to all things PAC-MAN, this 40th anniversary gift set is perfect for retro gaming lovers.  Check out this treasure trove of PAC-MAN goodies that includes, super comfy PAC-MAN socks, a ceramic mug and a snazzy key chain.  RRP £16.99, €19.99, $19.99.

  • Official BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment licensed product/merchandise
  • Exclusive collector’s item to celebrate 40 years of PAC-MAN
  • Includes 100% cotton socks, key chain and a ceramic mug
  • Perfect gift for any PAC-MAN fan

That completes the PAC-MAN 40th anniversary line-up, all available in July, signed PAC-MAN Quarter Arcade cabinet available in August.

To pre-order your PAC-MAN 40th Anniversary range merchandise &

cabinets head here:

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