LEGO teams with Bandai Namco for Pac-Man Arcade set

LEGO, Bandai Namco, Pac-Man, Sven Franic, Aadil Tayouga

The LEGO Group has partnered with Bandai Namco to launch the LEGO ICONS PAC-MAN Arcade set.

The set allows fans to recreate some of the ghost munching moves of the game and comes with large brick versions of PAC-MAN, BLINKY and CLYDE.

“A cultural icon for the past 40 years, it was a delight to bring PAC-MAN to brick life,” said LEGO Designer Sven Franic.

“We are always looking for new and exciting ways to bring classic gaming experiences to life. Our team of talented designers worked tirelessly to capture the essence of the beloved PAC-MAN arcade machine in brick form, from PAC-MAN himself to the colourful, maze-like environment he inhabits.

“Every detail was carefully considered and crafted, resulting in a one-of-a-kind LEGO creation that captures the magic of the original game while adding a playful new twist and a couple of Easter eggs – in true video game style. We are thrilled to share this incredible build with the world and cannot wait to see the joy it brings to fans of all ages.”

Aadil Tayouga, Director of Licensing and Business Strategy at Bandai Namco Europe, added: “Bandai Namco and the LEGO group share a lot of common values, notably aiming at providing fun for all people through quality products.

“In addition to these values, since PAC-MAN yellow was actually inspired by the LEGO Group yellow, it made the connection even more natural. It has been a tremendous collaboration with the passionate teams at the LEGO Group and we hope that fans will enjoy this kit.”

The LEGO PAC-MAN Arcade set is available from June 4th.

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