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Capcom Classics Collection: Volume 2

MobyRank MobyScore
PlayStation 2
70
4.3
Xbox
79
5.0

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PlayStation 2 3 4.3
Xbox 1 5.0
Combined MobyScore 4 4.5


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100
XboxThe Video Game Critic
Offering a metric ton of gaming on a single disk, Capcom Classic Vol. 2 is hard to resist.
100
PlayStation 2The Video Game Critic
Capcom Classics Volume 2 has plenty of bonuses to unlock, an auto-save mechanism, and each game is fully configurable. Just be sure to turn off that bogus "infinite continue" option (it's on by default). No question about it, this is a lot of gaming action for your money.
90
XboxWorth Playing
These titles aren't all forgotten classics, but enough are (Quiz and Dragons, notably) that the package is worth it. With so many good games available, I cannot complain about having mediocre and bad titles on a collection like this. Some of these are games that won't appear anywhere else, especially not on a service like Xbox Live Arcade, where money has to be spent to upgrade the games for online compatibility! Even though Avengers and Speed Rumbler make me twitch with anger when I play them, it's still fun to show to friends how bad some games from the "old-school" era really were, and then load up Super Turbo to purify ourselves. The emulation on every title is much improved over the original collection, which had longer loading times and numerous graphical glitches. The Super Turbo tutorial videos are worth the price by themselves. Capcom Classics Collection Vol. 2 is the best compilation I've ever owned, plain and simple.
80
XboxFileFactory Games / Gameworld Network
If you’re worried about how a bunch of games made for the arcade control on the Xbox controller: don’t. Not that it’s terribly difficult to handle a game which consists of an “attack” and a “jump” button to begin with. Finally, the $30 cost (versus the at least $100 cost of downloading 20 Wii Virtual Console games) makes Capcom Classics Collection Volume 2 both a fun and economically-smart game to buy.
80
PlayStation 2Deaf Gamers
Those who like to collect these games of yesteryear collections should definitely make sure to add Capcom Classics Collection Vol. 2 to their library. The quality of the games on the whole is good even though some of the games on offer here aren't that well known. They have been presented in a pleasant fashion with clean menus and support for progressive scan. Support for four-player gaming and the addition of bonuses for each game is also very welcome. At the fairly low asking price of £14.99, Capcom Classics Collection Vol. 2 is excellent value for money and will be enjoyed by anyone who has an interest in games from the arcade's golden age.
78
PlayStation 24Players.de
Na Capcom, werden wir langsam ein bisschen faul? Oder gehen uns die Arcade-Klassiker aus? Denn Volume 2 riecht ein bisschen sehr nach schnellem Recycling: Gerade mal ein neues Game, der Rest ausschließlich PSP-Umsetzungen klingt ein bisschen nach Arbeitsverweigerung. Aber hey, auf der PS2 gab es Perlen wie Cpt. Commando, Strider oder Three Wonders bislang nicht, außerdem vereint die neue CCC die Vorteile der PSP-Kollektionen in sich - da wollen wir mal nicht so sein. Nach wie vor zeigt Capcom sehr deutlich, wie eine gut designte Retro-Sammlung auszusehen hat: Kein einfaches Zusammenklatschen alter Titel, sondern eine liebevolle Aufbereitung von Klassikern, garniert mit Hintergrundinfos, viel freispielbarem Material und einer Top-Emulation - so will das der Retro-Freak!
78
PlayStation 2FileFactory Games / Gameworld Network
Still, twenty bucks for this much content is difficult to sneeze at. In addition to the twenty games there is unlockable bonus content for every title, including artwork and history about the games. And, with twenty games to choose from, there’s bound to be a little something for everyone on this puppy. Some of these are titles you’d no doubt be willing to download at five to eight bucks each from Xbox Live arcade or the Wii’s Virtual Console, so why not get ‘em all at once for a measly dollar each? It’s not something you can’t live without, but CCC Vol. 2 is worth a look from anyone who remembers the glory days of the arcades and is interested in seeing the games that led Capcom to where they are today.
75
XboxGameSpot
Of course, this collection isn't for everyone. Many of these games work only on a nostalgic level--if you were to pick up and start playing something like Captain Commando for the first time in 2006, you'd rightly realize that it was just a less-interesting take on what Capcom did with Final Fight. Also, this collection is shorter on hits than some of Capcom's other compilations. So unless you were spending a significant amount of time in arcades throughout the '80s and '90s, you might not have even known that some of these games existed. But if you're interested in these sorts of retro compilations, Capcom's second installment in the series is a solid choice, thanks to its interesting extras and quality emulation.
75
PlayStation 2GameSpot
Of course, this collection isn't for everyone. Many of these games work only on a nostalgic level--if you were to pick up and start playing something like Captain Commando for the first time in 2006, you'd rightly realize that it was just a less-interesting take on what Capcom did with Final Fight. Also, this collection is shorter on hits than some of Capcom's other compilations. So unless you were spending a significant amount of time in arcades throughout the '80s and '90s, you might not have even known that some of these games existed. But if you're interested in these sorts of retro compilations, Capcom's second installment in the series is a solid choice, thanks to its interesting extras and quality emulation.
70
PlayStation 2PlayFrance
En proposant une vingtaine de jeux parmi lesquels figurent certains des meilleurs titres vus sur les compilations PSP de Capcom, l'éditeur offre aux amateurs de retro-gaming une sélection variée et de qualité. On apprécie à leur juste valeur la profusion d'éléments à débloquer et les temps de chargement bien moins irritants que sur portable.
70
Xbox1UP
Capcom's recent compilations have been impressive slices of history, preserved with utmost care, and this latest volume maintains the trend. Sure, not everything here is a winner, but there's enough good stuff that the flops are a sort of bonus rather than a nuisance. Fairly meaty, but ultimate a godsend for retro-junkies rather than general audiences.
70
PlayStation 2Eurogamer.net (UK)
While I can understand the financial reasoning behind milking the Capcom back catalogue for two volumes, as a fan I'd much rather have had one all killer, no filler compilation with Street Fighter II, Ghost 'n Goblins, Commando, 1941 and Strider all in one place.
70
PlayStation 2Gamer.nl
Of je deze Capcom Classics Collection Vol 2. moet kopen hangt af van je affiniteit met de spelletjes die zich in deze collectie bevinden. Heb je nostalgische gevoelens bij pakweg de een kwart van de games, dan staat je een erg verzorgde collectie te wachten met degelijke conversies, uitgebreide instelmogelijkheden en genoeg extras. En dat voor een uiterst zacht prijsje van naar verwachting 20 euro. We hebben wel eens meer betaald voor alléén Street Fighter.
67
PlayStation 2Games Master
Despite its high points, the pack ends up feeling slightly weak: there's simply too much here that's bland and derivative, and the high points don't quite seem to make up for it, nice as they undoubtedly are.
65
XboxTeamXbox
Playing some of the games on this disc is nostalgic, and reminds me of what I was doing in those years. However, due to the complexity and gorgeous graphics of modern games, I just can’t stay interested in any game on Capcom Classic Collection: Volume 2. I am sure that fans of old-school games will find something to like with this anthology, but I will take Gears of War over this entire compilation any day.
60
PlayStation 2Level 7
Den förra Capcom-samlingen hade jag mycket kul med. En rejäl samling av Capcoms mest intressanta titlar. Men volym nummer två består inte av samma gedigna material. Det är betydligt färre ”bra” spel och många av klassikerna består av själslösa actiontitlar från 80-talet. Men Capcom har haft den goda smaken att inkludera excellenta konverteringar av Super Street Fighter 2 Turbo, Magic Sword, Strider och The King of Dragons som väger upp de andra mediokra spelen. Rycker det extra mycket i nostalginerven och om ligger klassiska pixeläventyr dig varmt om hjärtat så är Capcoms andra klassiska samling helt klart värd de 200 kronor det kostar. Dessutom fungerar spelet utmärkt på Playstation 3.
55
PlayStation 2Jeuxvideo.com
Le cas des collections est toujours épineux. Si on se penche sur les jeux en eux-mêmes, les nostalgiques ou les curieux trouveront de bons titres mais pas suffisamment d'enrobage, de bonus, d'options et surtout un sentiment certain de se faire prendre pour une vache à lait, 21 titres sur un DVD ? Soyons sérieux Capcom, sortez une compilation par an et non deux, mais une vraie, remplie.
40
PlayStation 2GNT - Generation Nouvelles Technologies
A l'heure où il est possible de télécharger des vieux jeux sur Wii où la PSP sert d'émulateur PlayStation, Capcom ressort lui ses anciens titres arcade dans une compilation de vingt jeux. Les nostalgiques des bornes d'arcade y trouveront sans doute leur compte mais l'overdose commence sérieusement à se faire sentir. Et si les développeurs commençaient réellement à plancher sur le jeu vidéo next-gen ?