DescriptionNamco is honoring its 50th anniversary by releasing this compilation of arcade classics. Using a retro interface, you check out a virtual arcade hall where you can select each classic in its original arcade cabinet.
Exclusive to the Xbox version are Live Leaderboards where you can post high-scores.
The 16 games included are:
- Ms. Pac-Man
- Dig Dug
- Pole Position
- Pole Position II
- Rolling Thunder
- Rally X
- Dragon Spirit
- Sky Kid
- Galaga '88 (unlockable)
- Pac-Mania (unlockable)
- "Namco Museum Arcade Hits!" -- Japanese PS2 Title
Part of the Following Groups
- Classic Compilation games
- Dig Dug licensees
- Galaga licensees
- Genre: Fixed-screen shoot 'em up
- Mappy games
- Namco Museum series
- Pac-Man games (licensed)
- Xevious games
|50 Years? Really?||GameCube||Guy Chapman (1743)|
|GameSpy||Xbox||Sep 02, 2005||70|
|Retro Gamer||PlayStation 2||Jan, 2006||70 out of 100||70|
|4Players.de||Xbox||Jul 03, 2006||61 out of 100||61|
|AceGamez||Windows||Apr 30, 2006||6 out of 10||60|
|AceGamez||GameCube||Apr 30, 2006||6 out of 10||60|
|GameStar (Germany)||Windows||Jul, 2006||53 out of 100||53|
|IGN||PlayStation 2||Aug 31, 2005||5 out of 10||50|
|IGN||GameCube||Aug 31, 2005||5 out of 10||50|
|Eurogamer.net (UK)||Xbox||Mar 29, 2006||4 out of 10||40|
|Pro-G||PlayStation 2||Apr 05, 2006||4 out of 10||40|
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Japanese versionThe game's Japanese release, Namco Museum Arcade Hits, has a few differences from the original US/European releases: there's a different soundtrack for the main menu, and both Pac-Mania and Galaga '88 are unlocked right from the start.
UnlockablesAfter beating certain high score criteria, Pac-Mania and Galaga '88 become unlockable games, finalizing the console/PC roster to sixteen titles.
PlayStation 2 Credits
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