Arcade Essentials (WiiWare)

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Arcade Essentials is a collection of five classic arcade games.

All the games are presented in a modern reincarnation with enhanced gameplay, stylish graphics and sound effects. Jump straight in, enjoy the non-stop gameplay, and immerse yourself in these classic games.

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Posted by Thomas Whitehead

We’re gaming like it’s 1979

Before the modern era of electronic entertainment, a major venue for any gamer was the local arcade. These establishments were noisy fun factories featuring enough flashing lights to cause fits, homes to huge game machines that were simple and addictive...

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User Comments (5)



SKTTR said:

This game collection will be released in EU this Friday for 500pts.

I don't know why Nordcurrent actually produced URBANIX, since in ARCADE ESSENTIALS you have another Qix clone that seems better... and then you get a stylish Space Invaders, Puzzle Bobble, Galaga and Q-Bert clone along with it - for the same price.

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