If you’re a fan of the retro scene then there are already a huge array of titles available on the most modern consoles and PCs for you to get to grips with. But some of the utter classics from yesteryear come from the Capcom stable, and so the chance to embrace the nostalgia with a slew of the very finest retro games shouldn’t be missed. Thankfully, with the launch of the Capcom Arcade Stadium on Xbox, PlayStation and PC, it’s nigh impossible to miss.
Available to purchase and download right now on Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, PS4 and PC through Steam, joining the already available Nintendo Switch edition, Capcom Arcade Stadium brings forth three packs of the very best games from the glory days of arcade gaming.
Sold under the banner of Capcom Arcade Stadium that is a free download, from there we have Packs 1,2 and 3 each present for £11.99; Pack 1 Dawn of the Arcade covering games from the time period of 1984-1988, Pack 2 Arcade Revolution holding those from 1989-1992 and then Pack 3 Arcade Evolution sorting out players interested in those from 1992-2001. Further to that is a bundle including everything, with this running a price of £31.99 from the Xbox Store. Whatever option you take, this whisks us back in time to when gaming was all about the leaderboards, and the difficulty. With pretty much every genre you could wish for covered, the Capcom Arcade Stadium not just brings back the nostalgia, but delivers new features to some of your favourite old games.
Yep, you’ll now be able to rewind games, adjust the speed at which they play, save and load when you want, run the online leaderboard route and even kick forward with invincibility, helping you get through the toughest sections that proved a killer back in the day. You can also include a ton of Display Frames, and enjoy the bonus addition of a copy of the utter classic, 1943 – The Battle of Midway.
Obviously for all the features and additions though, it’s the games which will be of most use and the Capcom Arcade Stadium Packs 1,2 and 3 come with a host. Expect to find ALL of the following included:
- Ghost ‘n Goblins
- Pirate Ship Higemaru
- Section Z
- Tatakai no Banka
- Legendary Wings
- Bionic Commando
- Forgotten Worlds
- Ghouls ‘n Ghosts
- Dynasty Wars
- Final Fight
- 1941 – Counter Attack
- Senjo no Okami II
- Mega Twins
- Carrier Air Wing
- Street Fighter II – The World Warrior
- Captain Commando
- VARTH – Operation Thunderstorm
- Warriors of Fate
- Street Fighter II – Hyper Fighting
- Super Street Fighter
- Powered Gear – Strategic Variant Armor Equipment
- Cyberbots Fullmetal Madness
- 19XX – The War Against Destiny
- Battle Circuit
- Giga Wing
- 1944 – The Loop Master
- Display Frame Set 1
So what you waiting for? Get over to the Xbox Store, nail your mast to the download button of your choice and prepare to enjoy the wave of nostalgia that will hit you. You’ll find the pack and collection on PS4, Nintendo Switch and PC too.
Shooters, fighting, action—all your favorite genres in this exciting collection! Capcom Arcade Stadium brings back all the nostalgia of the arcade, while adding in new and exciting features you’ll wish you had back then!