Excerpt: Lately there has been a trend of retro gaming on all the platforms, brought in the form of compilations and downloads. On the Nintendo Wii, there are the classic games available for download from the Virtual Console Service. On the Xbox 360, the Xbox Marketplace provides a similar service, and on the PlayStation 3, there are PS1 titles ready to be purchased.
Summary: Taking advantage of the unique functionality of the Nintendo DS, Arcade Hits lets players choose from a number of screen configurations, including horizontal and vertical combinations to maintain the original screen size of each game at it appeared in arcades.
Excerpt: Buying any collection of old video games is risky business. For every fantastic anthology from Capcom or Midway, there’s another from someone else that just doesn’t live up to what you remember from days at a friend’s house or at the local arcade. You always run the risk that you’ll get something that leaves a sour taste in your mouth, something like Konami Classics Series: Arcade Hits To be fair, Konami Classics Series: Arcade Hits does make a reasonable effort to be...
Conclusion: What we have here with Konami Classic Series: Arcade Hits is a plethora of games from the Japanese publisher's past that will only make you so happy. When only1/3 of the selection is really worth your time and effort, something's up, and it makes you wonder how that really happened altogether.