From Femicom and Atari to Pac-Man… Lego, classic game products ‘one after the other’

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The Lego Group releases a series of classic games one after the other. Starting with Nintendo’s representative game consoles, the Femicom and Atari, the Pac-Man game console recently launched.

The Lego Group announced on the 26th that it will release the ‘Lego Pac-Man Arcade (10323)’ set on the 4th of next month to commemorate the 43rd anniversary of the release of the classic game icon ‘Pac-Man’.

This new product reproduces the original 1980s arcade game machine of Pac-Man, a game developed by Bandai Namco Entertainment in Japan, with a total of 2651 bricks. The exterior is actually decorated in Pac-Man’s unique yellow color, which is said to have been inspired by the iconic color of the Lego Group.

The size of the finished product is 25 cm wide, 17 cm long and 32 cm high. This new product will be sold exclusively at official online and offline Lego stores across the country. It will be elected for Lego VIP membership members on the 1st of next month. It will be officially released on the 4th. The price is 359,900 won.

Sven Franic, designer of the LEGO Group, said, “We are very proud to be able to present Pac-Man, which has become a cultural icon beyond video games for the past 43 years, as Lego. I hope you enjoy the joy. oh

From Femicom and Atari to Pac-Man... Lego, classic game products 'one after the other'
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This is not the first time that Lego has collaborated with a classic game. Lego has experience releasing products such as the ‘Atari 2600’ and ‘Nintendo Entertainment System’.

The Lego Atari 2600 (10306), released last August, reproduces the 1980 model of the popular Atari 2600 series released in 1977 with a total of 2532 bricks. All the main components that evoke the nostalgia of classic games, such as joysticks, console bodies, and game cartridges can be assembled with Lego. The price is 319,900 won.

In August 2020, Nintendo released the Famicom, a video game console released in the North American market in 1985. The Nintendo Entertainment System (71374) is a retro video game machine with cumulative sales of approximately 62 million units worldwide. It is also a nostalgic item for first generation players. In Korea, it was sold for 299,900 won.

Reporter Ahn Se-jin View articles


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