Namco Museum Vol. 1 is the first of many compilations of classic arcade games from Namco. This game was both developed and published by Namco for the PlayStation, and was released on May 27, 1997 in North America. The game includes seven Namco games, as well as several bonus features (a museum where players can learn about the history of Namco and their games). This is one of the more common Namco Museum games, along with Vol.3
On December 11, 2013, the first four Namco Museum games were released on PlayStation Network in Japan, with compatibility for PlayStation 3, PlayStation Portable, PlayStation Vita, and PlayStation Vita TV.