Midway Arcade Origins

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Midway Arcade Origins
Midway Arcade Origins (Cover).jpg
Developer(s)Backbone Entertainment
Publisher(s)Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment
Platform(s)PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Xbox One
Release
  • NA: November 6, 2012
  • PAL: November 6, 2012
Genre(s)Compilation
Mode(s)Single player, multiplayer

Midway Arcade Origins is an arcade compilation released on November 6, 2012,[1] in North America and in Australia. It is the successor to the Midway Arcade Treasures series, and includes a selection of games that were included in those compilations, with the sole exception of Vindicators Part II which will be included in Midway Arcade Origins. On January 19, 2017,[citation needed] Midway Arcade Origins was added to the Xbox One via the backwards compatibility program.[2]

Games[edit]

Thirty-one games are included:[3]

Reception[edit]

On Metacritic, a review aggregator, the Xbox 360 version has a score of 61/100 from eleven reviews,[4] and the PS3 version has a score of 58/100 from four reviews.[5] In IGN's review, Samuel Claiborn wrote the collection features great games, but technical problems – including poor controls – makes the online leaderboards the only reason to play it.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sarkar, Samit (2012-11-06). "Midway Arcade Origins available today on PS3 and 360". Polygon. Retrieved 2019-06-14.
  2. ^ Sullivan, Lucas (2019-06-11). "Xbox One backwards compatible games list - every old game you can play today". GamesRadar. Retrieved 2019-06-14.
  3. ^ Nunneley, Stephany (2012-09-19). "Midway Arcade Origins announced, contains over 30 classic titles". VG247. Retrieved 2019-06-14.
  4. ^ "Midway Arcade Origins (Xbox 360)". Metacritic. Retrieved 2019-06-14.
  5. ^ "Midway Arcade Origins (Playstation 3)". Metacritic. Retrieved 2019-06-14.
  6. ^ Claiborn, Samuel (2012-11-13). "Midway Arcade Origins Review". IGN. Retrieved 2019-06-14.