is a video game that was released on November 15, 2005 in North America
for PlayStation 2
, Nintendo GameCube
, PlayStation Portable
, Nintendo DS
, and PC
. It is the third game in the Pac-Man World series. It also marks the 25th anniversary
of the Pac-Man
arcade game. This game features more fighting and more melee combat than the first two Pac-Man World games. It also features a speaking Pac-Man for the first time.
In a search for power, a short evil genius called Erwin has found a way to suck raw energy out of the world of the Ghosts (the Spectral Realm). He has created a syphon
that can penetrate into the Spectral Realm. This is causing the Spectral Realm to collapse into the real world (Pac-Land), bringing about an environmental catastrophe. Meanwhile, Pac-Man is celebrating his 25th birthday with his family when he is teleported by Orson, a former nemesis of Pac-Man from the first Pac-Man World video game. Orson communicates to him and tells him about the Spectral Realm (after Pac-Man complains to Orson about messing up his party and throwing him into a trash pit). Pac-Man is attacked by fiery Spectral monsters of the orange, green, and purple varieties which have been driven mad by Erwin's hypnosis with Inky and Blinky have been kidnapped as part of Erwin's evil scheme, but Pinky and Clyde managed to escape.
Now Pac-man must join forces with the ghosts, Orson, Pinky, and Clyde to stop Erwin before he destroys both the Real World and the Spectral......