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Arcade Treasures

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Midway Arcade Treasures

swapgame
8 May 2004
  • Excerpt: Apart from possibly when Pac-Man was first gobbling up the world's small change, or when Space Invaders was first invading pubs, bars and diners on a global scale (and causing such national crises as Japan running out of 100 Yen coins!) it seems that retro gaming has never been so popular.
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Overall 9
8.5
Features 8
7.5
Gameplay 9
9.0
Graphics 9
8.5
Sound 9
8.5
Lifespan 9
9.0

Midway Arcade Treasures

Gaming Target
25 March 2004
Overall 9
9.0

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GamesAreFun
20 February 2004
  • Excerpt: Yes, it is quite an impressive list but, unless there is some way to unlock games that I haven’t found during my review time with this release, it’s not quite the definitive Midway collection. Crystal Castles is missing in action, as is my personal addiction of Moon Patrol. I still remember the hours I spend in the mid-80’s at the Magic Market in Pacific MO pumping quarters into that bad boy. Alas, just like the Magic Market, it’s not to be found.
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Overall 8
8.0

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TheStar.com
18 February 2004
  • Excerpt: It was Midway that put the adrenaline into video arcades back in the 80's, and in the Midway Arcade Treasures collection they've included nothing but their very best and most memorable.
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GameSpot
6 February 2004
  • Excerpt: Though video games have steadily become more and more graphically intensive, complicated, and popular over the years, anyone who spent any amount of time in an arcade during the early to mid '80s cannot deny that Midway and Atari produced some of their best work to date during that period.
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Overall 9
9.2

Midway Arcade Treasures

Playstation Illustrated
31 January 2004
  • Excerpt: Midwas Arcade Treasures brings those old time classics to your television, and though they don't look better than ever, they do look exactly the same as when they were stored in those oversized cabinets. Every pixel has been accurately transported from the arcade to the home screen. Nostalgia will rush through you the second you see these familiar visuals. The sounds are equal to the graphics.
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Overall 7
7.0
Gameplay 8
8.0
Graphics 6
6.0
Sound 7
7.0
Storyline 6
6.0

Midway Arcade Treasures PlayStation 2 Review

Game Info Wire
10 January 2004
  • Excerpt: This Midway release is the best you'll find for getting back into your old school groove.
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Overall 7
6.7
Gameplay 7
6.5
Graphics 6
5.5
Sound 6
5.5
Control 7
6.6
Addiction 7
7.0

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PSX Extreme
23 December 2003
  • Excerpt: Times are good for old, nostalgic gamers. Old franchises like Pac-Man and Spy Hunter have been revived and taken into the world of 3D, giving everyone the chance to enjoy old favorites in a new way. Sometimes those new gameplay ideas fall flat and one can't help but yearn for the games of the past, and that's where Midway Arcade Treasures comes to the rescue.
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Overall 8
8.0

Midway Arcade Treasures

TotalPlayStation.com
15 December 2003
  • Excerpt: If you've been around in the games industry for a while as a publisher, eventually there will come a time when your older library suddenly becomes coveted by the gamer who's also been around long enough to remember the original release. Therefore, it becomes a very easy process to repackage those games and offer them at a discount price to anyone who would pick them up. And just like that, you suddenly have a greatest hits collection that nearly sells itself.
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Overall 7
6.8
Design 7
6.5
Gameplay 9
9.0
Graphics 5
5.0
Sound 5
5.0

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Game Freaks 365
22 November 2003
  • Excerpt: Let’s face it, arcades are expensive places in our era. Some games cost you $1 a play, even $5, which makes playing arcade games not fun, but a hobby that once was. Back are the days of $.25 games, without the need for quarters and with the ability to play unlimited times. Midway, in which it has had two difficult financial years, releases a budget title, honoring old 80’s arcade games.
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