Top 10 Classic Namco Arcade Games

A list of the most memorable arcade titles by Namco.

The Top Ten

1 Pac-Man Pac-Man

I do like this game, but I suck at it. Maybe I will like it more if I get better. But galaga is my favorite because it's the game I've got down to a science, and I've played galaga my whole life.

Pac man the best arcade game of all time and I think the best Atari game ever scratch that it is

Namco's flagship character and the most popular of the namco games - htoutlaws2012

Best arcade game, worst atari game. - CompleteRandom

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2 Galaga Galaga

This game is still fun to this day you can play this on certain game systems and the controls haven't changed ever since awesome arcade shooter. - htoutlaws2012

Total classic! Definitely number 1!

I've been playing this my whole life and no arcade game compares to this!

Galaga is an amazing game! Easily my favorite arcade game ever

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3 Dig Dug Dig Dug

This was my favorite game when I was a kid, wow it sure brought back some good memories. How or where do I go to download the game for free? HELP!

I love this one! My high score is 154.000! - Epekov

I have the machine in my room.

This one was my favorite. Taizo Hori is adorable! - Chikinan

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4 Ms. Pac-Man Ms. Pac-Man

The most influential female video game character came from this game, and in my opinion the game just plays better than pac man. - GreninjaGuy

Best game ever. PacMan with 100 times more stuff!

It’s way better than regular Pac-Man to me. - AliciaMae

5 Bosconian Bosconian

Very fun game, more involved than many other namco games. - Knucklewood

This one is my personal favorite. really good game

Yeah! - CityGuru

ALERT! ALERT! - htoutlaws2012

6 Mappy Mappy

This game is cute! - Chikinan

7 Pole Position II Pole Position II

More races to choose and very fun for a racing game as long as you get use to the controls - htoutlaws2012

8 Rolling Thunder Rolling Thunder

One of my new favorites. Damn, Albatross is HAWT! - Chikinan

9 Galaxian Galaxian

If you like slow paced games this game is for you - htoutlaws2012

10 Xevious Xevious

Tetsuya Mizuguchi played this game and the SFX was like music to him. That was one of the inspirations for Rez, one of my favorite games of all time. I also like this game because it reminds me a bit of Touhou. - Chikinan

The Contenders

11 Super Pac-Man Super Pac-Man

Easier than the original Pac Man.

12 Bravoman
13 Dragon Buster Dragon Buster

Think of it as the main character looks like link from legend of Zelda with some RPG elements to it - htoutlaws2012

14 Rally-X

New Rally-X is better

15 Wonder Momo
16 Pac-Mania Pac-Mania

The only pacman game that you can jump very revoutional for the time - htoutlaws2012

17 Baraduke
18 Dragon Spirit
19 Time Crisis 2
20 Space Invaders

This game should be top ten

Space Invaders isn't even a Namco game, it was made by Taito

21 Pole Position
22 Sky Kid
23 Tekken 3
24 Dig Dug II
25 Assault
26 The Tower of Druaga

What? This game is terrible! The controls are awkward, the graphics are bland, the gameplay is slow and boring, the mazes are a chore to navigate, the music is annoying, the levels are repetitive, the enemies are clumsy, and the whole experience is clunky and definitely not worth your time. "The Tower of Druaga" doesn't measure up to ONE of the other arcade titles by Namco. Not even close! Spend your quarter on "Pac-Man", "Dig-Dug", or "Galaga", but unless you want to waste a quarter, don't play "The Tower of Druaga"!

27 Ridge Racer
28 Grobda
29 Galaga (arranged)
30 Pac-Man (arranged)
31 Dig Dug (arranged)
32 New Rally-X
33 Motos
34 Pac-Land

"Pac-Land" is incredibly lame! You play a Pac-Man who's constantly running out of energy as if he was dying, and all you do is take a walk through your neighborhood, jumping over and ducking under flying ghosts, while munching the occasional fruit treat or power pellet. The game offers little challenge, the levels are practically the same, with the occasional forest, the controls are clunky, and the experience is very shallow and boring. It's a game that you will play once, and never play again. The only two games by Namco I can think of that are worse than "Pac-Land" are "The Tower of Druaga", and "Phozon". Don't waste your precious money on this suck fest, unless you're an old geezer who likes to take walks for fun.

35 PacWhiz
36 Cutie Q

A fun classic pinball game made by Namco! Play it on arcade or on Namco museum megamix on Wii. - KriCket33554

37 Toy Pop
38 Gaplus
39 Phozon
40 Ordyne
41 Genpei Toumaden
42 Return of Ishtar
43 Metro Cross
44 Legend of Valkyrie
45 King and Balloon
46 Rompers
47 Dragon Sabre
48 Galaga 88

Triple fighters for the win!

49 Pac & Pal
50 Ace Combat
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1. Super Pac-Man
2. Mappy
3. Rolling Thunder
1. Ms. Pac-Man
2. Galaga
3. Dig Dug
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