M2, the expert emulation team behind some of the SEGA Ages games, Virtual Console games, and many many more, have revealed that they are also behind the recently announced Namcot Collection from Bandai Namco. As we previously posted, the Namcot Collection for Nintendo Switch is due to arrive in Japan on 18th June. In the west the collection will be called Namco Museum Archives Vol. 1 and Namco Museum Archives Vol. 2. and are planned for release 18th June. This was confirmed in a Microsoft Store listing.
Take a trip down memory lane and relive the magical times of the 8-Bit era with a collection of Namco’s hits and long-lost treasures in Namco Museum Archives Volume 1.
■Includes 11 titles! In addition to 10 classic Namco titles, some of which were never localized and released in the west, a newly created 8-Bit demastered version of “Pac-Man Championship Edition” makes its world premiere as a bonus! (Titles included: Galaxian, Pac-Man, Xevious, Mappy, Dig Dug, The Tower of Druaga, Sky Kid, Dragon Buster, Dragon Spirit: The New Legend, Splatterhouse: Wanpaku Graffiti, and Pac-Man Championship Edition)
■Equipped with convenient modern functions! Convenient features such as the “save function” that allows you to interrupt the game at any time and the “replay function” that allows you to start over at the last minute.