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Spotlight on Speakers (5): “30 Years of Pac-man” by Toru Iwatani
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Spotlight on Speakers (5): “30 Years of Pac-man” by Toru Iwatani

by Redactie21 mei, 2010

Series that highlight speakers at this year’s Game Conference during the NLGD Festival of Games, June 3 & 4. Click here to download the 7-page preview of the Conference Guide (pdf).


Pac-man turns 30 this year. It’s creator, Mr. Iwatani, has been in the gamesindustry for even longer. He’ll elaborate on the impact of his creation, how the industry has changed and why his original creation still matters today.

Toru Iwatani
Creator of Pac-man

Toru Iwatani is the creator of Pac-Man. His keynote speech will open the the Game Conference during this year’s NLGD Festival of Games in The Netherlands. Iwatani-san joined Namco in 1977, where he started his career in the video game business. In 1980 he created the arcade game Pac-Man. The game had tremendous success and grew into a global cultural phenomenon. It is the highest grossing arcade game of all time. Iwatani left Namco in March 2007 to become a full-time lecturer at Tokyo Polytechnic University.

Main Track | Thursday | 9.00 hrs

Actueel nieuws over Toru Iwatani: Volkskrant en NU.nl

The speakers program for this year’s Game Conference during the NLGD Festival of Games, June 3 & 4, is created in corporation with Control Magazine.

Click here to download the 7-page preview of the Conference Guide(600k, pdf)


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