Pac-Man World: 20th Anniversary is a game in the Pac-Man series, which was built to celebrate the series' 20th year of production. It's a Platformer/Maze game.
It's Pac-Man 20th birthday and a surprise party has been arranged for him, but as his friends and family arrive at the house they're Pac-naped by different robots, and ghosts. When Pac-Man comes home he sees, what was going to be a surprise party, and the big hole smashed in a wall with only Sour-Puss the cat remaining. He then exist the house and finds an inventation to a party on ghost island. He then takes a boat to ghost island, unwittingly being noticed by the ghosts and evil Toc-Man.
Pac-Man must travel through Ghost-Island & beyond to rescue his family. Each zone is completly different then the last to keep things fresh all the time.
The Pirate Harbor, is a valley with a Stronghlod in it. Many ghosts, skeletons, aggressive parots, & robotic canons inhabit this area. The friend that must be saved in this area, is Pooka
- Buccaneer Beach
- Corsair's Cove
- Crazy Cannonade(Pooka's here)
- HMS Wind-Bag(Boss)
This sub-terrainian cluster of ruins is like a maze with a it's falling rocks, traps, and molten magma. Undead mummies also stand in your path. The friend to be saved here is Chomp-Chomp.(Pac-Dog)
- Crisis Caverns
- Manic Mines
- Anubis Rex(Boss| 2-parts)
An alien outpost over Pac-World, which is by used aliens & also used by ghosts. Different ALFs also inhabit this place and attack you on sight. Meteors also constantly strike the Platforms in orbit. Professor-Pac is held here.
- Far Out!
- Gimme Space
- King Galaxian(Boss)
This funhouse is rather dangerous, to put it mildly. It has red-hot metal plates, ghosts-clowns in airplanes, and gas-guns. The funhouse sometimes also appears to have a life of it's own. Pac-Baby(Pac's Daughter) is held here.
- Clowning Around
- Cown Prix(Boss Race)
A factory that has puts-out robots, pac-dots, and killer machines. The causways and tunnels can be like a maze sometimes. But when a button is pushed the whole factory starts caving in and collasping! Pac-Jr. is traped here.
- Perilous Pipes
- Under Pressure
- Down the Tubes
- Krome Keeper(Boss)
After defeating Toc-Man's minions, Pac-Man arrives at Ghost Mansion to rescue Ms. Pac, and defeat Toc-Man. Bats, Firey-Skeletons, ghosts, and even Gravestones want Pac-Man dead though.
- Ghostly Garden
- Creepy Catacombs
- Grave Danger
- Toc-Man's Lair(Boss| You need all your friends to fight Toc-Man.)
Every level has a maze version with matching hazards. Complete every maze & see the concept gallery.
The game spawned a semi-series of games.