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 (1745)|
The Press Says
|Game Informer Magazine||Xbox||Oct, 2005||8 out of 10||80|
|Game Informer Magazine||PlayStation 2||Oct, 2005||8 out of 10||80|
|Play.tm||PlayStation 2||Apr 25, 2006||75 out of 100||75|
|Next Level Gaming||PlayStation 2||Sep 15, 2005||73 out of 100||73|
|Retro Gamer||GameCube||Jan, 2006||70 out of 100||70|
|N-Zone||GameCube||Mar 18, 2006||64 out of 100||64|
|4Players.de||PlayStation 2||Jul 03, 2006||61 out of 100||61|
|1UP||Xbox||Aug 31, 2005||5.5 out of 10||55|
|Eurogamer.net (UK)||Xbox||Mar 29, 2006||4 out of 10||40|
|Jeuxvideo.com||Xbox||May 29, 2006||6 out of 20||30|
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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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