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7.2 out of 10

Classics Series: Arcade Hits

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Overall 7
7.0

Konami Classics Series Arcade Hits

GamesRadar
24 June 2012
  • Pros: Contra co-op, Single-card play, Lotsa value
  • Cons: Small screen can hurt, Controls not always ideal, No DS enhancements
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Overall 9
8.5

Konami Classics Series: Arcade Hits

ztgd.com
26 January 2011
  • Excerpt: Classic game compilations are the latest trend in the gaming world, and for the most […]
  • Pros: +Great Collection Of Games, +Tons Of Extras & Unlockables, +Yie Ar Kung-Fu
  • Cons: Minor Graphical Hiccups, No Online Support
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Overall 8
7.5

Konami Classics Series: Arcade Hits

Just RPG
21 March 2008
  • 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.
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Overall 8
8.4
Graphics 9
8.8
Sound 9
9.0
Control 9
9.0
Addiction 10
9.6

Konami Classics Series: Arcade Hits Review

Cheat Code Central
4 October 2007
  • Summary: Like a CD, there's more than a few misses mixed in with the hits
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Overall 8
8.0
Gameplay 8
7.8
Graphics 7
7.1
Sound 7
6.9
Multiplayer 8
8.0
Longevity 8
8.1

Konami Classics Series: Arcade Hits

NowGamer
5 September 2007

NDS Review - 'Konami Classics Series: Arcade Hits'

WorthPlaying
2 August 2007
  • 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.
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Overall 8
8.0
Gameplay 8
8.0
Graphics 7
7.0
Sound 8
8.0
Control 8
7.5
Addiction 9
8.5

Konami Classic Series: Arcade Hits

Nintendo World Report
2 July 2007
  • Summary: Now this is how a compilation should be done.
  • Pros: Extensive extra content, Innovative wireless features, Lots of games to choose from
  • Cons: Not all game controls transfer well to DS layout, Screen lines removed to fit resolution on DS screen, Some games are lackluster
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Overall 7
6.9
Design 5
5.0
Gameplay 7
7.0
Graphics 7
7.0
Sound 8
8.0

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Game Freaks 365
16 April 2007
  • Excerpt: At long last, Konami is getting in on the game of releasing compilations of their old classics. They have started with a release on the DS containing fifteen of their arcade games from the mid-80s. Is this compilation one that the old-school gamer is going to want to have? Read on to find out.
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Game Almighty
13 April 2007
  • Excerpt: Konami goes back in time and pulls forth ancient arcade relics like Scramble, Rush’n attack, Contra and Gradius, all for the DS portable.
  • Pros: • More great games than bad, • Slick interface, • Hack the DIP switches!
  • Cons: • Some pretty bad games made the cut, • Text is hard to read, • Track & Field is very difficult to mash properly
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Overall 7
6.5
Gameplay 6
6.0
Graphics 6
5.5
Sound 7
7.0
Control 9
9.0
Replay value 6
6.0

Konami Classic Series: Arcade Hits

Project COE
27 March 2007
  • 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.
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