Almost four years ago today, the people who made Pac-Man tried to make Pac-Man better, by giving the game a techno aesthetic and altering - intensifying -its rules of play. Game developer Milan Nikolic's Knight Defense now does that for chess... [Kotaku]
Knight Defense Is Chess With A Pac-Man Championship Edition Overhaul
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