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The smartphone in your pocket can perfectly emulate any video game from the '80s, but not the experience of crowding around a cabinet at an arcade, waiting to try the latest hit game. Fortunately, if you're a nostalgic gamer striving for the most authentic retro experience, you can now squeeze an actual arcade onto your desk -- without having to keep a pile of quarters on hand.

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Have you ever played Pac-Man for an ungodly amount of time, and thought to yourself, "This would be even better if my savings were on the line"? First of all, are you OK? And second of all, the gambling industry is about to grant your wish.

Maybe the reason you find it so hard to crawl out of bed in the morning is your uninspired alarm clock? Random annoying beeps certainly don't make the thought of facing the day any more appealing, but the sound of Pac-Man desperately trying to chow-down on a pair of terrified blue ghosts? Now that's something to get out of bed for.

Say what you will about the actual beer, but Bud Light has made some pretty memorable Super Bowl commercials over the years. And for this year's big game they have made the dream of child of the 1980s come true by building a human-sized version of Pac-Man that even has challengers battling giant glowing ghosts while desperately hunting for cherries.

Countless gamers have fantasized about driving the Warthog from Halo, or wielding Link's sword from The Legend of Zelda series. But a considerably smaller contingency of video game enthusiasts have thought the same thing about Pac-Man. And that's probably why the real-life version of the classic game has only been brought to life via a set of novel remote control racers.

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One hundred and eleven human pixels. Countless coloured t-shirt changes. Weeks of planning. That, some homemade bleep bloops and four long hours in Baden, Switzerland's Trafo cinema will get you one incredible stop-motion game of human Pac-Man.