Konami brings 8 retro 80s video games to Microsoft’s Xbox One consoles

Brad Stephenson

Arcade Classics Anniversary Collection video game on Xbox One

Konami is bringing eight of their classic 80s video games to the Xbox One today with the release of the Arcade Classics Anniversary Collection.
Arcade Classics Anniversary Collection comes with the full versions of Scramble, TwinBee, Nemesis (also known as Gradius), Salamander (also known as Life Force), Typhoon (also known as A-Jax), Haunted Castle, Vulcan Venture (also known as Gradius II), and Thunder Cross which are all presented in their original retro styles.

Each game also features new functionality such as game saves, difficulty levels, visual settings, and an ebook containing artwork and interviews on the creation of each title.

Here’s the official description or Arcade Classics Anniversary Collection:

KONAMI starts its 50th anniversary celebration with this first installment of the Anniversary Collection series of the all-time classics! This collection includes 8 arcade masterpieces of the 80s, from Nemesis to Haunted Castle. Experience these KONAMI classics in all their retro glory, now enhanced with modern features.

  • New Features: For the first time, these classic titles support mid-game saves, difficulty levels, and display options which provide a fresh experience to longtime fans.
  • Bonus Book: Also includes a bonus eBook packed with new information about the titles, including interviews with the development staff, behind-the-scenes insights, and sketches and design documents never before revealed to the public!

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