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TechRepublic declares greatest video game of the '80s to be...

We asked TechRepublic members which was the greatest video game of the 1980s, and 2700 votes and 260 comments later, your answer is playable right here. Don't say I never did anything for you.

Pac-Man won out with a solid 20% of the vote, but a close second was Other, at 18%. Joust, Galaga, Tempest, Defender, Missile Command, and Gorf all appear in this roll-up (it wasn't a comprehensive poll listing), but even together they can't unseat the Pac Daddy. Hail to the victor.

For those that missed it, Pac-Man has been updated for the 21st century and there are now World Championships for Pac-addicts. We have the pictures to prove it. Enjoy.

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