On this day in 1980, when galactic shoot-em-up Space Invaders was all the rage, Japanese video game developer Namco released Pakkuman, a maze-based arcade game inspired by, er, eating.
As lackluster as it sounds, this was a notable release. The game was Pac-Man, and is now considered one of the most influential video games of the 1980s, if not of all-time.
To mark the milestone, we’ve rustled up a collection of accessories that feature the instantly recognizable, and let’s face it, pretty adorable characters from the title. [more]