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PAC-MAN CELEBRATION 2022 at San Diego Comic-Con will feature the first playable demo of PAC-MAN WORLD Re-PAC #SDCC

PAC-MAN™ is throwing a party, and what better place than the San Diego Comic-Con Museum. Bandai Namco Entertainment America Inc. is hosting PAC-MAN CELEBRATION 2022 at San Diego Comic-Con™. The invitation-only event celebrating the video game icon’s 42-year history features the first playable demo of the upcoming PAC-MAN WORLD™ title Re-PAC against a backdrop of classics in the newly-opened PAC-MAN exhibit at the Comic-Con Museum. PAC-MAN CELEBRATION 2022 is a gathering for PAC fans to enjoy an evening of games, themed food and cocktails, photo ops, goodie bags, and more. The event will take place on Thursday, July 21 from 7:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. PDT at the Comic-Con Museum in San Diego.

PAC-MAN CELEBRATION 2022 offers fans the first chance to play PAC-MAN WORLD Re-PAC, a remastered and enhanced version of one of the most popular PAC-MAN games of all time. The original PAC-MAN WORLD brought the icon and its whimsical world into the era of modern gaming as a 3D action platformer. PAC-MAN WORLD Re-PAC takes advantage of current game hardware to deliver an enhanced full-screen HD version of the original game that includes enhancements for more intuitive play. The title is coming to PlayStation®5, PlayStation®4, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, STEAM® and Nintendo Switch™ on August 26, 2022. For more information on the game, visit www.bandainamcoent.com /games/pac-man-world-re-pac.

Other PAC-MAN CELEBRATION 2022 highlights include access to the PAC-MAN exhibit at the Comic-Con Museum, complimentary refreshments, giveaways and goodie bags, and a chance to take a photo with PAC-MAN himself. The San Diego Comic-Con Museum is located in Balboa Park at 2131 Pan American Plaza, just 2 miles from the San Diego Convention Center. To RSVP for the event, please visit https://pacmancelebration2022.eventbrite.com.

PAC-MAN WORLD Re-PAC Demo Stations will be available at the Comic-Con Museum for ticketed guests to enjoy throughout the duration of San Diego Comic-Con 2022, and PAC-MAN will make appearances on Saturday July 23. and Sunday, July 24, during Comic-Con Museum hours.

Fans attending San Diego Comic-Con will also have the chance to play the PAC-MAN WORLD Re-PAC Demo Station at Nanoblock Booth #135 and meet PAC-MAN Live in person on Friday, July 22 from 1:00 p.m. at 3 p.m. :00 a.m. PDT.

For press only, static assets are available in the Bandai Namco Entertainment America pressroom at www.bneapressroom.com; a library of ready-to-embed video trailers is available on our YouTube channel at www.youtube.com/c/BandaiNamcoEntertainmentAmericaa.

Join the PAC-FAM on our official channels on Twitter at https://twitter.com/official pacman, Instagram at www.instagram.com/officialpacman, YouTube at www.youtube.com/c/PACMANofficial and Facebook at www.facebook.com/pacman. For more information on this title and other Bandai Namco Entertainment America Inc. products, please visit www.bandainamcoent.com.

About the Comic-Con Museum:

Comic-Con Museum is a division of San Diego Comic Convention (SDCC), a California-based, non-profit, charitable corporation dedicated to building public awareness and appreciation for comic books and related popular art forms, including participation in and support of public presentations, conventions, exhibitions, museums, and other public outreach activities that celebrate the historic and ongoing contribution of comics to art and culture . In addition to its San Diego convention every summer at Comic-Con (the world’s first comic book convention of its kind), SDCC hosts the Anaheim-based WonderCon every spring and the SAM: Storytelling Across Media symposium in the fall. On the web: Comic-Con.org/Museum, Facebook.com/ComicConMuseum, and follow us on Twitter (@ComicConMuseum) and on Instagram (@comicconmuseum).

About Bandai Namco Entertainment America Inc.

Bandai Namco Entertainment America Inc., part of the Bandai Namco Group, is one of the world’s leading publishers and developers of interactive entertainment for major video game consoles, PC, online and mobile platforms. The company is known for creating many beloved classic industry franchises such as PAC-MAN®, GALAGA®, TEKKEN®, SOULCALIBUR® and ACE COMBAT®, and releasing the critically acclaimed DARK SOULS™ series and the hit track ELDEN RING™. Bandai Namco Entertainment America Inc. is also the Western Hemisphere’s leading publisher of anime-based video games, including GUNDAM™, NARUTO SHIPPUDEN™, DRAGON BALL™ and ONE PIECE®. Bandai Namco Entertainment America Inc. is headquartered in Irvine, California. For more information about the company and its products, visit www.bandainamcoent.com.

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Daniel Pickett

AFi’s founder and editor, Daniel “Julius Marx” Pickett, has been around toys his entire life. The first line he ever collected was Mego’s World’s Greatest Superhero line in the 70s. He’s been surrounded by collectibles ever since. In 1999 he was baffled by a lack of information and news about some of his favorite lines of toys he collected. Since he couldn’t find the information, he decided to search for it himself, thinking that other people might also be interested in the same news. He started writing a weekly column on the toy industry and an action figure for a toy news site and within a year he tripled the site’s daily traffic with his updates, reviews and features. of products. He has established relationships with all the major toy manufacturers and many sculptors, painters and mold makers. He has turned his hobby into a global expertise that the industry has embraced. In 2004 he teamed up with his toy buddy Jason “ToyOtter” Geyer and they started their own website www.ActionFigureInsider.com. Daniel has been quoted both in the industry and in the mass media. Over the years, Daniel and AFi have been sought after as experts in the field. Daniel has been regularly featured on “Attack of the Show” on the G4 Network as a top contributor to their “Mint On Card” segment, and our homepage has been linked to USA’s “Pop Candy” blog twice. Today. Daniel’s content has also been featured on Bloomberg News, MSNBC.com, Time.com, The Wall Street Journal, The Saturday Evening Post, CNN.com, AssociatedPress.com Wired.com, Fark.com, Boing-Boing, Gizmodo .com, Ain’t It Cool News, the official Star Wars blog, Geekologie, G4, CNet, and Toy Fare magazine, among many others. He has consulted on toy lines, books, documentaries and TV shows. But it all sounds really cocky and ‘tootin’ his own horn’ – basically it’s that Daniel loves toys and LOVES talking about them.

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