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Video GameCapcom Arcade Stadium Review
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Posted: 16 months ago, last updated 6 months ago.

Author: Jo Robertson and @GeekDadGamer.

OverviewOverview

Capcom Arcade Stadium is a compilation of classic Capcom arcade video games. It comes with 1943: The Battle of Midway and a growing library of games as purchasable content in different packs. This not only offers a nice way to play a range of these games but offers modern features that make them more accessible.

Ghosts 'n Goblins can be purchased on its own. Other packs are as follows:
  • Dawn of the Arcade pack offers: Vulgus (1984), Pirate Ship Higemaru (1984), 1942 (1984), Commando (1985), Section Z (1985), Trojan (1986), Legendary Wings (1986), Bionic Commando (1987), Forgotten Worlds (1988), Ghouls 'n Ghosts (1988)
  • Arcade Revolution offers: Strider (1989), Dynasty Wars (1989), Final Fight (1989), 1941: Counter Attack (1990), Mercs (1990), Mega Twins (1990), Carrier Air Wing (1990), Street Fighter II (1991), Captain Commando (1991), Varth: Operation Thunderstorm (1992)
  • Arcade Evolution pack offers: Warriors of Fate (1992), Street Fighter II Turbo: Hyper Fighting (1992), Super Street Fighter II Turbo (1994), Armored Warriors (1994), Cyberbots: Full Metal Madness (1995), 19XX: The War Against Destiny (1995), Battle Circuit (1997), Giga Wing (1999), 1944: The Loop Master (2000), Progear (2001)

DetailsGame Details

Release Date: 17/02/2021, updated in 2021

Platforms: PC, PS4, Switch and Xbox One

Content Rating: PEGI 16

Players: 1-2

Genres: Action, Adventure, Fighting and Shooting

Accessibility: 13 features

Developer: Capcom USA (@CapcomUSA_)

 

ListsLists

DurationDuration

Play Time: It takes between 1 minute and half an hour to play a round of this game. How long each game takes varies depending on how good you are at them and the game you choose to play.
 

Play StylePlay Style

You can play with 1 to 2 players in the same room, but you can’t play it online. Play co-op or head-to-head locally with friends, comparing your scores via online leaderboards, or just play through each game at your own pace. There are additional timed challenges to compete on with your friends.

 
You can play this game in the following styles:

Age RatingsAge Ratings

Content Rating

Rated PEGI 16 because it features scenes of bloody violence in an arcade setting. Some games feature scenes in which human characters can be stabbed or cut in half, accompanied by blood effects. Violence is not presented in a realistic style, given the arcade nature of the games, and lacks strong injury detail. This game offers players the opportunity to purchase additional games by visiting the platform's store. Some parents or carers may want to be aware of this. Parents, carers or other responsible adults should check to see what is being offered before making any purchase on behalf of a child.

Rated for younger players in the US. ESRB TEEN with Violence, Blood and Gore, Mild Language, Partial Nudity, Use of Alcohol and Tobacco.

CostsCosts

Capcom Arcade Stadium usually costs £10.60 to £11.99.
 

Capcom Arcade Stadium

Steam Store PC £10.60

Capcom Arcade Stadium Pack 1: Dawn Of The Arcade (’84: ’88)

PlayStation Store PS4 £11.99

Capcom Arcade Stadium Pack 2: Arcade Revolution (’89: ’92)

PlayStation Store PS4 £11.99

Capcom Arcade Stadium Pack 3: Arcade Evolution (’92: ’01)

PlayStation Store PS4 £11.99
Does not offer in-game purchases, 'loot boxes' or 'battle/season passes'.

AccessibilityAccessibility

Our Capcom Arcade Stadium Accessibility Report documents 13 accessibility features:
While the games in the packs vary in accessibility the re-release includes some enhancements to aid this aspect of play.

In terms of difficulty, you can rewind play at any time, select the difficulty of the game in general, set how many lives you have, adjust the overall speed of the game. You can also save and reload whenever you want.

You can adjust how the pixels are scaled to make them jagged or smooth. You can also stretch the image to make it larger.

Diversity and InclusionDiversity and Inclusion

We haven't documented diversity and inclusion information for this game yet.

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Taming Gaming Book Written by parents for parents, the database complements the in-depth discussion about video game addiction, violence, spending and online safety in the Taming Gaming book. We are an editorially independent, free resource without adverts that is supported by partnerships.

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