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Namco Museum (ナムコミュージアム?) is a series of video game compilations containing games created by Namco during the 1980's and the early 1990's. Namco started the Namco Museum compilations in November 22, 1995 for the original PlayStation.

Namco Museum Vol. 1Edit

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NAMCO MUSEUM VOL 1

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Namco Museum Vol. 1 was released on November 22, 1995 for the PlayStation.

This compilation contains the following games:


Namco Museum Vol. 2Edit

Namco Museum Vol. 2 was released on February 9, 1996 for the PlayStation.
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Namco Museum Vol. 2 Japanese cover

The original Japanese release included Cutie Q and Bomb Bee (as a hidden game), which were instead replaced with Super Pac-Man in all non-Japanese releases.

Namco Museum Vol. 3Edit

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Namco Museum Vol. 3

Namco Museum Vol. 3 was released on June 21, 1996 for the PlayStation.

Games:

Namco Museum Vol. 4Edit

Namco Museum Volume 4

Namco Museum Vol. 4

Namco Museum Vol. 4 was released on November 8, 1996 for PlayStation.

Games:

Namco Museum Vol. 5Edit

Namco Museum Vol. 5 was released on February 28, 1997 for PlayStation.

Games:

Namco Museum EncoreEdit

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Namco Museum Encore

Namco Museum Encore was released on 1997 for PlayStation only in Japan.

Games:

Namco Museum 64 and Namco Museum (Dreamcast)Edit

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Namco Museum 64 for Nintendo 64 and the Namco Museum for Dreamcast were released on November 29, 1999. They contain the same games:

The Game Boy Advance version includes the same games, omitting Pac-Man due to the release of Pac-Man Collection.

Namco Museum (PS2, Xbox and GCN)Edit

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Namco Museum was released on 2001 for the PlayStation 2 and in 2002 for the Nintendo Gamecube and Xbox.


Pac-Attack and Pac-Mania are featured as hidden games, and can by unlocked by scoring 25,000 points in Pac-Man and 25,000 points in Ms. Pac-Man.

Namco Museum Battle CollectionEdit

Namco Museum Battle Collection, known in Japan as simply Namco Museum, was released for the PlayStation Portable in 2005.

Additionally, the game included four "Arrangement" games based on Pac-Man, Dig Dug, Galaga and New Rally-X; despite the similar name, they have no relation to the six "Arrangements" from the Namco Classic Collection games. A follow-up titled Namco Museum Vol. 2 was released in Japan only in 2006.

The Japanese release omits Motos, Grobda, Dragon Buster, The Tower of Druaga, King & Balloon, Xevious, Mappy, Rolling Thunder, Bosconian, and Dig Dug II.

Namco Museum Vol. 2 (PSP) Edit

Namco Museum Vol. 2 is a Japanese-exclusive follow-up to Namco Museum Battle Collection (known in Japan as simply Namco Museum), released for the PlayStation Portable in 2006.

Two new Arrangement games, Pac-Man Arrangement Plus and Motos Arrangement, were also included.

Namco Museum DSEdit

Namco Museum DS was released for the Nintendo DS in 2007, and contained nine games.

A remake of Pac-Man Vs. was also included, and took advantage of the Nintendo DS' Download Play feature.

Namco Museum Remix Edit

Namco Museum Remix was released for Wii in 2007. The game contained five "Remix" games (based on Pac'n Roll, Gator Panic, Galaga, Rally-X and Motos), as well as nine Namco arcade games.

Namco Museum Virtual Arcade Edit

Namco Museum Virtual Arcade was released for Xbox 360 in 2008. It is so far the largest Namco Museum collection and the first to add Sky Kid Deluxe.

Xbox Live Arcade Games: Edit

Museum Games: Edit

The three Arrangement games are taken from Namco Museum Battle Collection as opposed to the Arrangement games featured in Namco Classics Collection.

Namco Museum EssentialsEdit

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Namco Museum Essentials was released for the PlayStation 3 as a download-only title in 2009, and contained the following games:

Xevious Resurrection is exclusive to this compilation, and is a modern update of Xevious with 2-player co-op.

Namco Museum Megamix Edit

Namco Museum Megamix was released for Wii in 2010, and was a re-issue of Namco Museum Megamix. It contained the following games:

All five Remix games from the original are present, as well as the addition of a sixth one, Grobda Remix.

Namco Museum (Nintendo Switch) Edit

A new title in the series, simply titled Namco Museum, was released for the Nintendo Switch in 2017.

This game's version of Pac-Man Vs. is directly based on the Nintendo GameCube version as opposed to the Nintendo DS remake. A physical release bundled with Pac-Man Championship Edition 2 Plus, titled Namco Museum Arcade Pac, will be released in September 2018.

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