Parents' Guide to

SNK Arcade Classics: Vol. 1

By Jeff Paramchuk, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 12+

Remake of classic arcades with stylized violence.

Game Nintendo Wii 2008
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The emulation of the titles is actually very well done on the Wii; yes there were some graphical glitches and slowdown of the onscreen action, but compared to the PS2 version of this title the Wii takes the lead in ability to remake older games. Each title in the collection can be controlled with one of many controller options, but due to sometimes complicated control scheme, a classic controller is a very highly recommended accessory for playing this game, as the buttons on the Wii remote itself can be tough to get to in the heat of battle.

While parents may remember these titles from the days of throwing quarters into a machine endlessly, the novelty factor does wear thin fairly quickly, and younger gamers who were weaned on games of today may tire even faster.

Game Details

  • Platform: Nintendo Wii
  • Available online?: Not available online
  • Publisher: SNK Playmore
  • Release date: July 29, 2008
  • Genre: Arcade
  • ESRB rating: T for Violence, Blood, Mild Language, Suggestive Themes, Alcohol Reference
  • Last updated: November 4, 2015

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