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Namco 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:


Namco Museum: 50th Anniversary Windows Title screen
Namco Museum: 50th Anniversary Xbox Pac-man
Namco Museum: 50th Anniversary Xbox Pole Position 2 track selection
Namco Museum: 50th Anniversary Xbox Sky Kid start screen

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Alternate Titles

  • "Namco Museum Arcade Hits!" -- Japanese PS2 Title

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User Reviews

50 Years? Really? GameCube Guy Chapman (1742)

Critic Reviews

Game Informer Magazine Xbox Oct, 2005 8 out of 10 80
Extreme Gamer Xbox Sep 10, 2005 7.5 out of 10 75
Retro Gamer PlayStation 2 Jan, 2006 70 out of 100 70
AceGamez GameCube Apr 30, 2006 6 out of 10 60
GameSpot PlayStation 2 Sep 09, 2005 5.9 out of 10 59
1UP GameCube Aug 31, 2005 5.5 out of 10 55
1UP PlayStation 2 Aug 31, 2005 5.5 out of 10 55
IGN PlayStation 2 Aug 31, 2005 5 out of 10 50
Pro-G PlayStation 2 Apr 05, 2006 4 out of 10 40
PC Action Windows Jun 23, 2006 29 out of 100 29


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Japanese version

The 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.


After beating certain high score criteria, Pac-Mania and Galaga '88 become unlockable games, finalizing the console/PC roster to sixteen titles.
Contributed to by Corn Popper (69304) and Kabushi (165413)