Arcade’s Greatest Hits: Midway Collection 2 is a compilation of classic arcade games developed by Digital Eclipse and released for the PlayStation 1 console in 1997. The collection features eight games originally released by Midway in the 1980s and early 1990s, all faithfully recreated for the home console experience.
The games included in the collection are:
Gauntlet 2: A multiplayer dungeon-crawler game where players must navigate through various levels while fighting off hordes of monsters.
Joust 2: A side-scrolling action game where players ride on flying ostriches and engage in jousting combat with other players or AI-controlled enemies.
Defender 2: A shoot ’em up game where players must defend a series of planets from an alien invasion.
Spy Hunter 2: A driving game where players control a high-tech spy car and engage in high-speed chases and battles with enemy vehicles.
Marble Madness: A puzzle game where players must navigate a marble through a series of increasingly difficult mazes.
Rampage World Tour: A monster-themed game where players control giant monsters and destroy buildings, vehicles, and other objects.
Smash TV: A top-down shooter game where players compete in a deadly game show, fighting off waves of enemies and collecting prizes.
Total Carnage: A follow-up to the game Smash TV, where players engage in even more intense top-down shooter action, fighting off a variety of enemies and bosses.
Arcade’s Greatest Hits: Midway Collection 2 was praised for its faithful recreation of classic arcade games and its value for money. The collection also included a save feature and the ability to adjust the difficulty level of each game, making it accessible to both retro gaming enthusiasts and new players alike.