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.
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.
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.
Conclusion: Designed as a celebration of some of the most ground-breaking games of yesteryear, Konami Arcade Classics allows players to choose from a number of screen configurations, including horizontal and vertical combinations that maintain the screen ratio of the original arcade cabinets.