Midway Arcade Review
- Huge amount of games on offer; tidy packages with reasonable prices also available.
- Multiple control schemes as well as portrait and landscape orientations for better screen ratios; includes tilt controls.
- Prizes to reward players as well as ultimate prizes including unlockable Arcade cabinets.
- Sadly no iCade support currently available.
Midway Arcade is more than just a trip down memory lane - it's a real pint-sized Arcade that goes to great lengths to provide cheap thrills and spills that are hard to pass up if you're an old-scool gamer.
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Editor's Note: The following is a mini-review from the Friday News Wrap-Up for the 24th of February, 2012. The video above contains footage for the game.
I feel a bit bad about cramming such a great title in to the Mini-Review section of this week's Wrap-Up, but aside from going in to nauseating detail about the controls for all the games available in the title, there's not much more to say than: If you're an Arcade junkie, get this collection. For your initial investment you're provided with classic Midway titles including Arch Rivals, Defender, Joust, Rampage, Root Beer Tapper, Spy Hunter, and playable versions of Pool, Air Hockey, Roll Ball and Basketball. Each features a series of controls suited to make the most of the iOS platform (such as optional tilt controls for Spy Hunter) and players can earn 'tickets' that go towards unlocking new content for the Arcade. Those who can't wait can drop cash to pick up a three-pack that includes either Gauntlet I & II and Wizard of Wor, or NARC, Total Carnage and APB. The only real disappointment is the lack of iCade support, but it's a small price to pay for so much fun.
DescriptionGet ready to mash some buttons!
INCLUDES 10 GAMES!!!! Spy Hunter, Rampage, Joust, RootBeer Tapper, Defender and Arch Rivals. Plus 4 Arcade favorites: Air Hockey, Arcade Basketball, Pool, and Roll Ball.
Check out the latest and greatest arcade collection on iOS and re-experience the fun and excitement that captured millions during the golden age of arcade gaming.
USA Today -- “This package of classic Midway titles might be the best arcade collection on iOS”
MacWorld -- “The app provides a roster of classic old-school”
iLounge -- “Highly Recommended”
Tech News Daily -- “Midway Arcade is a nice blast from the past”
148 Apps -- “A fantastic compilation for fans of classic arcade games”
All your favorite arcade hits in the palm of your hand! Lose yourself in this virtual arcade experience featuring 12 popular arcade games from Midway presented in their original cabinet. There’s even a jukebox that lets users play music from their iTunes library and a virtual prize redemption center!
Additional Arcade Hits are available for purchase as Game Packs.
Fantasy Game Pack includes:
- Gauntlet II
- Wizard of Wor
Action Game Pack includes:
- Total Carnage
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