Arcade Game has a large number of games with many different content. Thus, a number of producer on the Console Game platform have come up with a bold idea. They synthesized many different Arcade Games into a Console Game and released it to the market. In which, Midway brought to Sega Dreamcast platform an attractive name, Midway’s Greatest Arcade Hits Volume 1. This unique game was designed by Digital Eclipse and was avavilable by Midway Games in 2000, for North America and Four other countries in Europe (France, Great Britain, Germany and Spain).
Coming to Midway’s Greatest Arcade Hits Volume 1, the players can discover six different games. They are: Defender (1980), Defender II (Stargate) (1981), Sinistar (1982) and Robotron 2084 (1982) bring shooting challenges. Joust (1982) and Bubbles (1982) provide challenges of adventure and intelligence. Each of them offers unique challenges for players to relax. Also, six games are copyrighted by Williams Electronics.
The content of the game is still the same as its original version. Defender (1980) and Defender II (Stargate) (1981) bring combat missions in space, in which the players will control a spaceship and defeat the invasion of aliens. Besides, the difference between Defender and Defender II is the enemy. Defender II owns up to 15 different types of aliens for players to fight.
In addition, Robotron 2084 (1982) and Sinistar (1982) are multi-directional shooting challenges. The players have to move and attack enemies in different directions. Sinistar’s setting is in outer space. Its goal is to destroy the enemy spaceship and shoot at targets that are drifting in space to create Sinibomb and special weapon. They are used to defeat the bosses. The combat missions of Robotron 2084 take place on the ground with the goal of destroying robots to rescue those who are imprisoned.
In Bubbles (1982), the players have to control a soap bubble and to clean the sink. The challenges allow gamers to view from a top-down perspective. In Joust (1982), it requires players to control a knight and to skillfully move to defeat the enemy. Besides, the players also have to observe carefully to avoid falling into the lava river below the screen.
The only difference of the six games is the upgraded image system, which helps players get more sharp images.