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Namco Museum 50th Anniversary (Xbox)

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Description

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:

Screenshots

Namco Museum 50th Anniversary Xbox Pole Position 2 start screen
Namco Museum 50th Anniversary Xbox Xevious
Namco Museum 50th Anniversary Xbox Pole Position
Namco Museum 50th Anniversary Xbox and Pacmania are locked until you reach certain scores

Alternate Titles

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

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The Press Says

Game Informer Magazine Oct, 2005 8 out of 10 80
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
TeamXbox Sep 01, 2005 6.4 out of 10 64
4Players.de Jul 03, 2006 61 out of 100 61
GameSpot Sep 09, 2005 5.9 out of 10 59
1UP Aug 31, 2005 5.5 out of 10 55
IGN Aug 31, 2005 5 out of 10 50
GameZone Sep 15, 2005 5 out of 10 50
Eurogamer.net (UK) Mar 29, 2006 4 out of 10 40

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Trivia

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.

Unlockables

After beating certain high score criteria, Pac-Mania and Galaga '88 become unlockable games, finalizing the console/PC roster to sixteen titles.
Corn Popper (69497) added Namco Museum 50th Anniversary (Xbox) on Sep 02, 2005
Other platforms contributed by Corn Popper (69497) and Kabushi (120721)