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Namco Classics Collection Vol.1
Namco Classics Collection Vol.1 marquee.
No screen shot.
Namco Classics Collection Vol.1 control panel.
Manufacturer Namco
Released 1995
8-way Joystick
2 Button(s)
Main CPU 68000 (@ 12.288 MHz)
H8/3002 (@ 16.384 MHz)
Sound CPU Stereo
C352 (@ 16.384 MHz)
Raster (Vertical)
288 x 224 pixels
60.00 Hz
256 Palette colours
Screens 1
ROM Info 5 ROMs
5,767,168 bytes (5.50 MiB)
MAME ID ncv1 · ncv1j · ncv1j2

About The Game

Namco Classics Collection Vol.1 is an arcade video and as its name implies is a collection of classic Namco games ("Galaga", "Xevious" and "Mappy") with original and updated 'arrangement' versions available. Additionally "Super Xevious" is available as well.

Tips and tricks

Secret Message In Xevious

The programmer has included a trick for generating a message right at the beginning of the game. As soon as Solvalou appears, move to the far right edge of the screen and begin bombing constantly. Continue bombing until the first set of attacking rings is very close to you and then shoot the rings. In original version / normal mode, the message 'Namco ORIGINAL Program by EVEZOO' will appear on the screen. In original version / super mode, the message is 'Special thanks for you by game designer Evezoo'. In arrangement version, the message is 'This game is dedicated to the original XEVIOUS staff'.

Xevious Arrangement, Extra Area

  • Extra Area 1 - Finish Area 16 without continue.
  • Extra Area 2 - Finish Extra Area 1 without death.
  • Extra Area 3 - Get 60 Sols.

Xevious Arrangement, Maniac Mode

You will play with harder rank.

  1. Get secret message in Area 1 forest. (Keep firing the Blaster at left end)
  2. Take out 2 Sols in Area 1.
  3. Get Secret Message in forest (see the first trick to perform it).

Galaga Arrangement, Time Attack Mode

Input code Left, Right, Left, Right, Button1, Button2, Button1, Button 2 on galaga arrangement title screen.


  1. Namco Classics Collection Vol.1 (1995)
  2. Namco Classics Collection Vol.2 (1996)


Game Arrangement
Kohji Kenjoh
Taka Yamamura
T. Iguchi
Game Programmers
Yoshihito Iwanaga
Takashi Koshigoe
System Programmer
Visual Designers
Semushi Komoriya
Imaizumi Bakarashi
Graphic Designer
Akira Usukura
Logo Designer
Hideaki Ito
Hiroto Sasaki (Saman)
Hardware ND-1 Development
Shin' Ichi ' Yosiho' Ohki
Custom 'Risa' Designer
Makoto Inoue
Sound Driver Development

Cabinet and Artwork


Sony PlayStation (1997, "Xevious 3D/G+") (Xevious Arrangement)
Nintendo Gamecube (2002, "Namco Museum") (Galaga Arrangement)
Microsoft XBOX (2002, "Namco Museum") (Galaga Arrangement)
Sony PlayStation 2 (2002, "Namco Museum") (Galaga Arrangement)

The contents of this page are licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License.
The sources used include MAME (version 0.113u2) and history.dat (revision 1.28 - 2008-10-18).
Please see http://www.arcade-history.com for credits.