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Five of the most common games found in most versions of the compilation.
Five of the most common games found in most versions of the compilation.

Williams Arcade Classics is an arcade game compilation developed by Digital Eclipse and published by GT Interactive for the PC exclusively in North America in 1995.

It received numerous console ports in both North America and Europe (mostly published by Williams/Midway themselves), including the Sony PlayStation, Sega Genesis, and Super Nintendo Entertainment System in 1996, the Game.Com and Sega Saturn in 1997, the Nintendo 64 and Sega Dreamcast in 2000, and the Game Boy Advance in 2001. It's known as Williams Arcade's Greatest Hits in the PS1, GEN, and SNES versions, Midway Presents Arcade's Greatest Hits in the SAT version, Midway's Greatest Arcade Hits Volume 1 in the N64 and DC versions, and Midway's Greatest Arcade Hits in the GBA version (which was ported by Pocket Studios).

Each version of the compilation includes 4-6 games, each based on their '80s arcade counterparts:

Some versions of the game feature high score logging, unlimited lives/continues, and commentary videos that featured the original programmers. Along with other entries in the short-lived Arcade's Greatest Hits series, Digital Eclipse would later revisit the concept with its Midway Arcade Treasures series and Midway Arcade Origins.

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