April 6, 2018
that lets '80s characters such as Pac-Man, Q*bert and Frogger play together for the first time.
is a 3D action-comedy about a group of classic gamers who must defend Earth from an invasion of aliens that use retro video games (including Bandai Namco's Entertainment's own "Pac-Man") as their blueprint for destruction.
"With a hilarious cast and an incredible roster of legendary gaming icons to play with,
has all the makings of a breakout hit," says Jeferson Valadares, general manager and vice president of product development, Bandai Namco Entertainment America. "
is a celebration of some of the most beloved names we grew up with, and we're ecstatic to deliver an experience that's just as enjoyable on mobile devices as it is on the big screen."
In the "Pixels" tower defense mobile game players will take on the role of the heroic Arcaders as they
The "Pixels" mobile game will launch on smartphones and tablets ahead of the theatrical debut of
wouldn't be possible without the enduring power of historic gaming figures like Pac-Man, and we're proud to team up with Bandai Namco Entertainment to bring that joy back to the medium that inspired it with this new game," says Mark Caplan, vice president, consumer products, Sony Pictures.
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