Namco Museum Archives

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Namco Museum Archives
DeveloperM2, B.B. Studio (compilation)
Atlus, Birthday, Game Freak, KID, Namcot (games)
PublisherBandai Namco Entertainment
SystemsPlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, Windows, Xbox One
ReleasedWW: June 18, 2020
Added to
museum
Switch (Collection: Wagan Land): October 30, 2020
Windows (Archives Vol. 1+2): November 2, 2020
Switch (Archives Vol. 1+2): April 14, 2021

Namco Museum Archives, known as Namcot Collection (ナムコットコレクション) in Japan, is a compilation comprised of NES and Famicom video games.

In Namcot Collection, games could be purchased individually or in packs. There was also a retail version of Namco Collection that included nine games.

The Namco Museum Archives were released in two collections, Namco Museum Archives Volume 1 and Namco Museum Archives Volume 2.

Included games

Most games were developed by Namcot, the console video games development unit of Namco.

However, some games were developed by other developers and published by Namco under the Namcot label.

Sixteen games were exclusive to Namcot Collection and five games were exclusive to Namco Museum Archives Volume 2.

Games comparison

The following table lists the games included in each version of the collection.

In the digital version of Namcot Collection, Pac-Man Championship Edition was available after ten games were purchased, and Gaplus was included after twenty games were purchased.

In the retail version of Namcot Collection, Pac-Man Championship was included.

Title Developer Released Archives 1 Archives 2 Namcot Collection (Retail) Namcot Collection (Digital)
Battle City Namcot 1985 No Yes Yes Yes
Dig Dug Namcot 1985 Yes No No Yes
Dig Dug II Namcot 1985 No Yes No No
Digital Devil Story: Megami Tensei Atlus 1987 No No No Yes
Dragon Buster Namcot 1987 Yes No Yes Yes
Dragon Buster II Namcot 1989 No Yes No No
Dragon Spirit: The New Legend Namcot 1987 Yes No Yes Yes
Family Circuit Namcot 1988 No No No Yes
Family Jockey Namcot 1987 No No No Yes
Family Pinball KID 1989 No No No Yes
Galaga Namcot 1985 No Yes Yes Yes
Galaxian Namcot 1984 Yes No No Yes
Gaplus M2 2020 No Yes No Yes
The Greatest Warrior on Earth
Tenkaichi Bushi Keru Nagūru
Game Studio 1989 No No No Yes
King of Kings Atlus 1988 No No No Yes
Legacy of the Wizard Nihon Falcom 1987 No Yes No No
Mappy Namcot 1984 Yes No No Yes
Mappy-Land Namcot 1987 No Yes No No
Mendel Palace
(known in Japan as Quinty)
Game Freak 1989 No Yes Yes Yes
Metro-Cross Namcot 1986 No No No Yes
Namco Classic II Namcot 1992 No No No Yes
Pac-Land Namcot 1985 No Yes No Yes
Pac-Man Namcot 1984 Yes No No Yes
Pac-Man Championship Edition M2, Coke774 2020 Yes No Yes Yes
The Quest of Ki Game Studio 1988 No No No Yes
Rolling Thunder Namcot 1989 No Yes No Yes
Shellfish Story
Kaijū Monogatari
Birthday 1988 No No No Yes
Sky Kid Namcot 1987 Yes No No Yes
Splatterhouse: Wanpaku Grafitti Namcot 1989 Yes No Yes Yes
Star Luster Namcot 1987 No No Yes Yes
Super Xevious Namcot 1986 No Yes No No
The Tower of Babel Namcot 1986 No No No Yes
The Tower of Druaga Namcot 1986 Yes No No Yes
Valkyrie's Adventure
Valkyrie no Bouken
Namcot 1986 No No No Yes
Wagan Land Namcot 1987 No No Yes Yes
Warpman Namcot 1985 No No No Yes
Xevious Namcot 1984 Yes No No Yes
Phantom Travel Journal
Yokai Dochuki
Namcot 1987 No No Yes Yes