Subpar graphics & sound. Sluggish and confusing controls. Not as much variety in gameplay as other retro compilations. Price. No online scoreboards.
Tecmo Classic Arcade is Tecmo's attempt at jumping on the 80s & 90s retro-compilation bandwagon. Containing 11 arcade classics dating back to when the company was known as "Tekhan", this collection mostly features shooters & platformers but is largely based around its popular football game "Tecmo Bowl", but also includes other notables like Bomb Jack and the company's first game, "Pleiads".
The graphics are arcade-perfect, but are poor compared to similar arcade titles. The sports games are especially bad, with characters looking more like poorly illustrated moving blobs of color, and the other games feature generally simple backgrounds & illustrations. Sounds are also perfectly converted, but even by 80s arcade standards are unusually bad. The music gets anno...