Metascore
72

Mixed or average reviews - based on 9 Critic Reviews

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 4 out of 9
  2. Negative: 0 out of 9
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  1. Nostalgia freaks and curious geeks could use the history lesson that this disc teaches - it's an emotional purchase.
  2. Official U.S. Playstation Magazine
    70
    Easily the best compilation of quality classics ever seen on a console. [Feb 2002, p.108]
  3. 70
    They're still fun, but they definitely aren't pretty.
  4. If you don't own any of these games on other versions of the Namco Museum series, or if you're a fan of the arranged games that make their home debut in this package, then this game will satiate your appetite for classic gaming.
  5. But come on, do we really need FIVE different "Pac-Man" games, TWO "Pole Position" games, TWO "Dig Dug" games and TWO "Galaga" games on a compilation CD-ROM that only has 12 titles? I mean, it's a CD-ROM for Christ's sake!

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#80 Most Discussed PS2 Game of 2001
User Score
6.6

Mixed or average reviews- based on 7 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 2 out of 7
  2. Negative: 1 out of 7
  1. May 1, 2011
    6
    Namco Museum doesn't have that much variety a collection pack should -- aside from rebooted versions of Pac-Man, Dig Dug, and Galaga. In fact,Namco Museum doesn't have that much variety a collection pack should -- aside from rebooted versions of Pac-Man, Dig Dug, and Galaga. In fact, you'll probably find more enjoyment out of the PS1 versions. Full Review »
  2. Feb 13, 2011
    8
    If you like retro games this might be for you, graphically the games look like they did when they came out, and the sound is the same, it'sIf you like retro games this might be for you, graphically the games look like they did when they came out, and the sound is the same, it's got some fun co-op, and the controls work, add some secret games and there is really no reason to turn your nose up at this just because there old. Full Review »
  3. Dec 19, 2018
    6
    Yay this is the Namco game to be on the Playstation 2, is it surprisenly the best?