Santa Clara, Calif. – Namco Bandai Games America said on
Friday that Pac-Man will be the first video game character to receive its own
float at the 122nd Annual Tournament of Roses Parade in Pasadena on New Year’s
Day. The float will commemorate the 30th anniversary of the iconic game, as
well as the release of a new Pac-Man title for the Wii. The float will stand
55-feet tall and include ghost characters Blinky, Pinky, Inky and Clyde.
Pac-Man will be standing atop floral arrangements holding his birthday cake.