Pac-Man Geo lets you play mazes created from real-world roads

Bandai Namco is getting in on the location-based mobile game action, reaching into its pit of nostalgia to grace the world with the free-to-play Pac-Man Geo.

Pac-Man Geo, as its name suggests, takes the classic maze-roving action of the legendary arcade series, and combines it with the new-fangled video-game-but-utilising-the-real-world premise popularised by the likes of Pokémon Go.

And while that might not immediately sound like the most natural pairing, Bandai Namco’s only partly illuminating announcement does at least suggest there’s a germ of a decent idea here, with Pac-Man Geo aiming to deliver the series’ familiar pellet-gulping maze action, albeit across levels drawn from Google Maps’ road data.

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