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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.

Screenshots

Williams Arcade Classics PlayStation Bubbles - Open faucet
Williams Arcade Classics PlayStation Joust
Williams Arcade Classics PlayStation Defender title screen
Williams Arcade Classics SNES In Joust, you must jump in the enemies and catch the eggs freed for them.

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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

Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) Genesis Dec, 1996 32 out of 40 80
The Video Game Critic Game.Com Sep 09, 2014 B 75
PC Player (Germany) DOS Dec, 1995 73 out of 100 73
Video Games PlayStation Sep, 1996 70 out of 100 70
Planet Dreamcast Dreamcast Jul 07, 2000 7 out of 10 70
Video Games & Computer Entertainment PlayStation Jun, 1996 7 out of 10 70
HappyPuppy Dreamcast Aug 04, 2000 7 out of 10 70
Sega-16.com Genesis Jan 18, 2007 6 out of 10 60
Video Games Dreamcast Sep, 2000 55 out of 100 55
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 (69151), codefrog (394) and Robert Morgan (1059)