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Pac Man Defense

An antitakeover measure in which a target company attempts a hostile takeover of the acquiring company. That is, an acquiring company attempts a hostile takeover, and, rather than submitting to the takeover, the target company attempts the same thing on the acquiring company.

Pac Man defense

A defensive antitakeover tactic in which the target firm attempts to take over the acquiring firm. The target hopes that the acquiring firm will call off the takeover attempt and look for easier pickings.
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The trading cards, stickers and other collectibles prove that we've come a long way from the innocent age of the fruitmunching original, but Pac Man has still definitely got some moves for today's generation, even if he does look a little bit different.
Pac Man, shows the reader how to use modern open source tools to easily reproduce the classic games that defined the genre in the 1970s and 1980s.
Summary: Tetris, Pac Man and Space Invaders were programmed on a building in Brazil.
Games which were invented years ago, like Space Invaders, Donkey Kong, Super Mario and Pac Man, all appear in the top ten," the Sun quoted John Sewell, spokesman for OnePoll, as saying.
In all honesty, the Pac Man World series hasn't really moved on over the years, and this third instalment is very similar in all ways to the first.
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Pac Man, a pool table and the Nokia games, including a Tony Hawk skateboarding challenge.
Pac Man, which emerged on coin-operated slot machines in pubs in 1981, beat off modern rivals like Lara Croft and Super Mario in a poll of games buyers.
Namco has created some of the industry's greatest video game franchises: Tekken(R), SOULCALIBUR(R), Dead to Rights(R), Pac Man World(TM), Ridge Racer(R), Time Crisis(R) and Ace Combat(R).
Space Invaders, Super Breakout, Asteroids, Missile Command, Pac Man and Car Racing are also available in a key chain version with a flip-open top.
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The original Dragon's Lair is one of only three arcade games on display at the Smithsonian Institution -- the other two are Pac Man and Pong.