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.
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.
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.