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Pac-Man: Special Color Edition

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Title Screen

Pac-Man: Special Color Edition

Also known as: Pac-Man: Special Colour Edition (EU)
Developer: Namco
Publishers: Namco (US), Acclaim Entertainment (EU)
Platforms: Game Boy, Super Game Boy, Game Boy Color
Released in US: August 1999
Released in EU: 1999


CodeIcon.png This game has unused code.
DebugIcon.png This game has debugging material.
RegionIcon.png This game has regional differences.


Pac-Man: Special Color Edition offers a combination of Pac-Man and Pac-Attack with updated music...and a few other surprises.

Debug Menu Text

All that remains of a debug menu starts at 0x617F and 0x6342 in the ROM with text strings in all versions.

TEST STEP #
0123456789ABCDEF
0123456789ABCDEF
DMG SOUND TEST
SUPER GAMEBOY
FONT TEST
OBJ  TEST   
MONO  GAMEBOY
SUPER
SOUND 
TEST

Pac-Attack Extra Difficulty Level

In Pac-Attack, as with the corresponding monochrome Game Boy version the game, a hidden difficulty level in its Normal Mode can be activated by holding Right while "Hyper" is highlighted at the level select screen, then confirming the selection. The game will then begin with a starting level of 300 and a starting score of 0 points.

Super Game Boy

Pac-Man SCE E Unused SGB Titlepng.PNG

In the European version, the Super Game Boy features were disabled (setting the flag at 0x0146 to 00). Game Genie code 031-46F-E6A will enable them.