Hangry Gamer Gear Blog — Survival Horror

Pac-Man is one of the first survival horror games

Pacman Sean Survival Horror

Hear me out when I say this. Pac-Man is one of the first survival horror games. Looking back on it for its 30th anniversary, Pac-Man has almost every element that can make up the titularly terrifying genre baked into its core. While it’s unlikely that we’ll ever see a realistic ‘M’ rated jumpscare-filled rendition of Pac-Man (nor should we ever), if we break down the elements of the genre, we can find that Pac-Man is fit to a T.

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