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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.


Williams Arcade Classics DOS This is the start of Bubbles. All games start with an Options bar that allows the player to customise keys and so on
Williams Arcade Classics SNES In Joust, you must jump in the enemies and catch the eggs freed for them.
Williams Arcade Classics DOS The Defender II start screen
Williams Arcade Classics PlayStation Sinistar instructions

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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 (124)
Fun and tight emulator package. DOS Robert Morgan (859)

Critic Reviews

GamePro (US) PlayStation Jun, 1996 4.5 out of 5 90
All Game Guide PlayStation 1998 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
GamesFirst! Game.Com Oct 02, 1999 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) PlayStation Jun, 1996 7.9 out of 10 79
The Video Game Critic Game.Com Sep 09, 2014 B 75
Mega Fun PlayStation Sep, 1996 72 out of 100 72
Game Players PlayStation Jun, 1996 71 out of 100 71
Planet Dreamcast Dreamcast Jul 07, 2000 7 out of 10 70
Power Play DOS Dec, 1995 65 out of 100 65
All Game Guide Game.Com 1998 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60


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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!


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 (69325), codefrog (390) and Robert Morgan (859)