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Hyper Athlete Hyper Athlete - Japanese Logo - Katakana / Kanji

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Up to four players compete throughout eleven different Olympic events. This was a Japan-only release.

Hyper Athlete was produced by Konami in 1996.

Konami released 434 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1978. Konami was based in Japan.

Other machines made by Konami during the time period Hyper Athlete was produced include: Dance Dance Revolution MegaMix, Susume! Taisen Puzzle Dama, Road Rage, Chicken Dash, Ultra Hockey, Run and Gun 2, Salamander 2, Sexy Parodius, Taisen Puzzledama, and Taisen Tokkaedama


Name Hyper Athlete
Developer Konami (Japan)
Year 1996
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 8162
Class Wide Release
Genre Sports
Conversion Class JAMMA
External Device CDR
# Simultaneous Players 4
# Maximum Players 4
Game Play Competitive
Control Panel Layout Multiple Player
  • Joystick: 8-way - Select
  • Buttons: 3 - Run 1/Swim 1/Shoot Left/Cancel|Action/Enter|Run 2/Swim 2/Shoot Right
Sound Amplified Mono (one channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard

Game Introduction

A sport game where players must qualify across eleven olympic events. The game features 32-bit 3-D graphics, great sound, as well as voice. This arcade game is actually an optimized version of the Playstation game "International Track & Field" and it is a great modernization of Konami's original Track & Field game. World records are kept permanently.

Hyper Athlete KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 0.00 (0 votes)

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VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Hyper Athlete Census

There are 14,910 members of the Video Arcade Preservation Society / Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,532 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 165,197 machines (6,929 unique titles).

Uncommon - There are 15 known instances of this machine owned by Hyper Athlete collectors who are active members. Of these, 15 of them are only circuit boards which a collector could put into a generic case if desired.

For Sale - There is one active VAPS member with an extra Hyper Athlete circuit board for sale.

Wanted - No active members have added this machine to their wish list.

This game ranks a 4 on a scale out of 100 (100 = most often seen, 1=least common) in popularity based on census ownership records.

Rarity and Popularity independently are not necessarily indications of value. [More Information]


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