Geeky, oddball music videos have been all the rage since OK Go hit it big by The Go! Team, created a music video for their song "Junior Kickstart" in which they run around the streets of New York City playing live-action Pac-Man.for their song "Here It Goes Again." Well, here's the latest addition to that trend. A similarly-named band, Britain's
The video's cool. But "Pac-Manhattan" is nothing new; the concept first surfaced as a final project by students at New York University's a few years ago. That "big gaming" experiment eventually led to the Come Out and Play Festival, which Daniel Terdiman and I covered for CNET News.com in September. Sadly, there was no Pac-Manhattan offering, but we had a lot of fun hijacking payphones, killing with kindness, and playing uber-Space Invaders.
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