Namco Museum: 50th Anniversary (PlayStation 2)

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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:


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There are 38 other screenshots on file for other versions of this game.

Alternate Titles

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

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Critic Reviews

Game Informer Magazine Oct, 2005 8 out of 10 80
Daily Game Oct 09, 2005 7.5 out of 10 75
Next Level Gaming Sep 15, 2005 73 out of 100 73
Retro Gamer Jan, 2006 70 out of 100 70
GameSpy Sep 02, 2005 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
Club Skill Sep 09, 2005 7 out of 10 70 Jul 03, 2006 61 out of 100 61
Worth Playing Sep 26, 2005 6 out of 10 60
1UP Aug 31, 2005 5.5 out of 10 55
Pro-G Apr 05, 2006 4 out of 10 40


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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.
Corn Popper (69555) added Namco Museum: 50th Anniversary (PlayStation 2) on Sep 02, 2005
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