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Description

Williams Arcade Classics is a compilation that includes the following games: The PC, PlayStation, and Dreamcast versions also contain Bubbles. The PC and Playstation versions contain FMV supplements, including interviews with the original programmers.

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Williams Arcade Classics PlayStation Robotron instructions
Williams Arcade Classics PlayStation Options menu
Williams Arcade Classics PlayStation Bubbles title screen
Williams Arcade Classics SNES I missed him (Sinistar)

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Alternate Titles

  • "Williams Digital Arcade" -- European title
  • "Williams Arcade's Greatest Hits" -- PSX/Genesis/Saturn/SNES title
  • "Midway's Greatest Arcade Hits 1" -- Dreamcast title
  • "Midway Presents Arcade's Greatest Hits" -- European Mega Drive title

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User Reviews

Timeless Masterpieces SNES D P (139)
Fun and tight emulator package. DOS Robert Morgan (1059)

Critic Reviews

The Video Game Critic PlayStation Jul 15, 1999 A 100
GamePro (US) PlayStation Jun, 1996 4.5 out of 5 90
All Game Guide PlayStation 1998 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
The Video Game Critic Game.Com Sep 09, 2014 B 75
Mega Fun PlayStation Sep, 1996 72 out of 100 72
Power Play DOS Dec, 1995 65 out of 100 65
Sega-16.com Genesis Jan 18, 2007 6 out of 10 60
All Game Guide Game.Com 1998 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
8-bit Central Retro Gaming SNES 2014 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
PC Games (Germany) Windows Dec, 1996 50 out of 100 50

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Trivia

Bugs

The ROMs for the game Joust in this release contain the "green" ROM image. The green ROM fixes a well known bug that allowed you to endlessly kill Pterodactyls on certain levels, thus achieving incredible scores. In the links section for this game you can find information and a patch program to undo the "green" fix and convert your ROM image back to "yellow" and take advantage of the bug!

Optimization

Jeff Vavasour optimized as much as humanly possible with this emulator; the specs say that a 486 is the bare minimum, but you can play the Robotron emulator on a 386/33 and have very minimal slowdown.

Information also contributed by jeff leyda

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Contributed to by Corn Popper (69396), codefrog (394) and Robert Morgan (1059)