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Namco Musuem: Virtual Arcade for Xbox 360 Scores Gold

October 27, 2008

Namco Musuem: Virtual Arcade for Xbox 360 Scores Gold

Blast Through Alien Forces, Race to be Number One, and Experience a New Take on Two Beloved Classics

NAMCO BANDAI Games America Inc., announced today that Namco Museum: Virtual Arcade has gone gold for the Xbox 360. Re-live over 30 favorites and discover new classics including Galaga Legions, the latest masterpiece from the team behind Pac-Man Championship Edition, when Namco Museum: Virtual Arcade is released on November 4 with a MSRP of $29.99.

Over a quarter century worth of memorable classics are waiting to be played in the largest Namco Museum yet. In addition to offering more than 20 timeless games, Namco Museum: Virtual Arcade features nine titles from NAMCO BANDAI’s Xbox LIVE Arcade library including Pac-Man Championship Edition, Mr. Driller Online, and the newly released Galaga Legions. Each Xbox LIVE game features their own online functionality including leaderboards to track your stats against friends across the country.

Also included in Namco Museum: Virtual Arcade:

  • Galaga Legions – Released in 2008
    Experience a new era of space war with Galaga Legions. The team behind Pac-Man Championship Edition brings their retro-remake expertise to this classic shooter for the definitive Galaga experience. Weave through waves of intricate enemy patterns as you strategically position your satellite ships to clear out the enemy hordes in increasingly difficult stages. Only available online until now, this modern classic is sure to keep old-school shooter fans on their toes.
  • Mappy – Released in 1983
    Help Mappy, the police mouse, through the Meokies’ mansion to recover stolen goods. Bounce on trampolines to reach higher floors and slam open doors to knock down enemies.
  • Metro-Cross – Released in 1985
    Make your way through 32 rounds in this futuristic foot race. Dodge and jump over dangerous obstacles to finish the courses within the time limit.
  • Pole Position 2 – Released in 1983
    This sequel to the ultimate arcade racing game adds three additional tracks for players to burn rubber.
  • Rally-X - Released in 1980
    Make your way through the maze-like tracks and pick up the 10 rally flags. Use your smoke screen to confuse the enemy cars before they catch you.
  • Sky Kid - Released in 1985
    Players must pilot Red Baron and Blue Max, the Sky Kids, through nine perilous missions as they break through enemy lines to bomb command fortresses and ships.
  • Super “PAC-MAN” – Released in 1982
    The sequel to the original arcade phenomena! Use keys to unlock doors hiding fruit and power pellets to clear the stage. Eat the “super” pellet to turn into Super “PAC-MAN”, a super-sized Pac-Man, able to chomp through barriers and knock away pesky ghosts.
  • And much more!

Namco Museum: Virtual Arcade is rated ‘E10+’ for everyone ten and older. For more information about Namco Museum: Virtual Arcade, please visit:

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