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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 DOS This is Defender, very like Defender II of course but with less detail on the ship and on the ground
Williams Arcade Classics PlayStation Bubbles - Razor blade
Williams Arcade Classics Genesis Game Selection
Williams Arcade Classics PlayStation Joust

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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 (1060)

Critic Reviews

The Video Game Critic PlayStation Jul 15, 1999 A 100
GamePro (US) PlayStation Jun, 1996 4.5 out of 5 90
The Video Game Critic Game.Com Sep 09, 2014 B 75
Mega Fun PlayStation Sep, 1996 72 out of 100 72
HappyPuppy Dreamcast Aug 04, 2000 7 out of 10 70
Power Play DOS Dec, 1995 65 out of 100 65
GameSpot Dreamcast Jul 06, 2000 5.5 out of 10 55
Video Games Dreamcast Sep, 2000 55 out of 100 55
GamePro (US) Genesis Feb, 1997 2.5 out of 5 50
NowGamer Dreamcast Jul 28, 2000 4.8 out of 10 48

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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 (69823), codefrog (396) and Robert Morgan (1060)