List of Namco retro video game compilations

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Over the years, video game developer Namco has released various compilation-versions of their classic video games.

Namco Museum (series)[edit]

Main article: Namco Museum

Namco Classic Collection Vol. 1 & Vol.2[edit]

Namco Classic Collection Vol. 1 and Vol. 2 are two arcade machines, with both volumes including three Namco arcade games and updated variants of each game.

Microsoft Return/Revenge of Arcade[edit]

Main article: Microsoft Arcade

Two compilations of Namco arcade games for Windows (specifically Windows 95) that were published by Microsoft.

Arcade Classics (CD-i)[edit]

Arcade Classics is a compilation for the Phillips CD-i that was released in Europe, but unlike the majority of Namco compilations, it was not released in North America. This compilation contains ports of Galaxian, Ms. Pac-Man and Galaga.

Xevious 3D/G+[edit]

Main article: Xevious 3D/G

Xevious 3D/G+ is a compilation of four Xevious games for PlayStation that was also released on the PlayStation Store.

Pac-Man anniversary arcade machines[edit]

On anniversary years of the release of either Pac-Man or Ms. Pac-Man, a compilation of Namco arcade games would be released into the arcades.

Pac-Man Collection[edit]

Main article: Pac-Man Collection

Pac-Man Collection is a compilation of four Pac-Man games for Game Boy Advance that was also released on the Wii U Virtual Console.

Namco Vintage[edit]

Namco Vintage was a compilation containing Galaga, Dig Dug, and Pole Position that was a downloadable game on the Xbox Live Arcade disc for Xbox (not to be confused with Xbox Live Arcade for Xbox 360).[1]

Namco Plug & Play games[edit]

A series of Plug It In & Play TV Games featuring Namco arcade games has had annual releases with either Pac-Man or Ms. Pac-Man being the main game included.

Namco All-Stars: Pac-Man and Dig Dug[edit]

It is a downloadable compilation of games from Namco Networks America for Windows PC that includes two versions of Pac-Man and Dig Dug. It includes the original versions of both games, and it includes graphically enhanced versions that are otherwise the same as the original games but Pac-Man uses graphics from Pac-Man Championship Edition and Dig Dug uses graphics from Dig Dug: Digging Strike.

Galaga 30th Collection[edit]

To celebrate Galaga's 30th anniversary, Galaga 30th Collection is an iOS application that is downloadable for free and comes with Galaxian, with its three arcade sequels available to buy as in-app purchases.

Pac-Man & Galaga Dimensions[edit]

Pac-Man & Galaga Dimensions is a video game compilation for Nintendo 3DS which includes two new games, Pac-Man Tilt and Galaga 3D Impact, as well as Pac-Man Championship Edition, Galaga Legions, the original Pac-Man and the original Galaga.

Namco Arcade[edit]

Main article: Namco Arcade

Namco Arcade was an application for iOS and Android that was downloadable for free and allowed players to play each game for free once a day, with either the option to purchase the game in-app, or to utilize its "Play Coin" feature.

Pac-Man Games[edit]

Main article: Pac-Man Games

Pac-Man Games was an iOS application by Namco Bandai Games that contained timed "S" (Score Attack) versions of six different Namco games along with social network features, with the games being Pac-Man S, Dig Dug S, Galaga S, Rally-X S, Gator Panic S, and Pac-Chain S.

Pac-Man Museum[edit]

Main article: Pac-Man Museum

Pac-Man Museum is a downloadable compilation of Pac-Man games for Xbox Live Arcade, PlayStation Network (PS3), and Windows PC (through Steam).

Pac-Man Championship Edition 2 + Arcade Game Series[edit]

Pac-Man Championship Edition 2 + Arcade Game Series is a retail disc containing three of the Arcade Game Series games (Pac-Man, Galaga, and Dig Dug) compiled with Pac-Man Championship Edition 2, it was released for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on November 1, 2016.[2]

Japan-only compilations[edit]

Disk NG[edit]

Main article: Disk NG

Disk NG is a series of two compilations for the MSX that contain MSX ports of Namco arcade games with also an exclusive game in each.

Namco Gallery[edit]

Namco Gallery
Developer(s) Namco
Publisher(s) Namco
Platform(s) Game Boy
Genre(s) Compilation

Namco Gallery is a Japan-only series of game compilations for Game Boy containing Game Boy versions of console and arcade games from Namco. It is split into three volumes, and they are all enhanced when played on a Super Game Boy.[3]

Volume 1[edit]

Volume 2[edit]

Volume 3[edit]

Namco History[edit]

Namco History
Developer(s) Namco
Publisher(s) Namco
Platform(s)
Release Late 1990s
Genre(s) Compilations

Namco History is a series of four Japan-only compilations of 1980s Namco arcade games released for Windows in the late 1990s.[4]

Volume 1[edit]

Volume 2[edit]

Volume 3[edit]

Volume 4[edit]

Namco Anthology[edit]

Namco Anthology is a two disc series of game compilations for PlayStation that have only been released in Japan in 1998. They are similar to the Namco Museum series except that the Anthology collections include games that have been released on consoles originally. Each disc includes four games and along with each of the games, there were also updated versions of each of the games. Both Namco Anthology titles were released onto the Japanese PlayStation Store as PSOne Classics on December 18th, 2013.[5]

Namco Anthology 1[edit]

Namco Anthology 2[edit]

Namco Collection[edit]

Namco Collection
Developer(s) Namco
Publisher(s) Namco
Platform(s)
Genre(s) Compilation

Namco Collection for Windows is a two-volume series of Namco arcade compilations that were only released in Japan. It was released there less than a year after the final volume of Namco History (another series of Namco arcade compilations for Windows that was only released in Japan). None of the games in either volume were included in any of the Namco History volumes, making this series seem like its successor.[6][7]

Volume 1[edit]

Volume 2[edit]

Gunvari Collection + Time Crisis[edit]

Gunvari Collection + Time Crisis is a video game compilation for PlayStation 2 that contains all three of the original Point Blank games as well as the first Time Crisis, all using the Guncon 2.[8]

NamCollection[edit]

Main article: NamCollection

NamCollection is a video game compilation for PlayStation 2 that contains five PlayStation games, the compilation celebrated Namco's 50th anniversary but it's not to be confused with Namco Museum: 50th Anniversary.

Namco Nostalgia[edit]

Two of the Let's! TV Play Classic devices includes Namco games, each one contains two classic games and two new games using the classic sprites.

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