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Hyper Sports Hyper Sports - Japanese Logo - Katakana / Kanji

Hyper Sports - Cabinet - Video Game Marquee


This game consists of Olympic events. The player must qualify the event to move onto the next.

Hyper Sports was produced by Konami in 1984.

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 Sports was produced include: Venus, Track & Field, Roc'n Rope, Mega Zone, Juno First, Antarctic Adventure, Badlands, Circus Charlie, Comic Bakery, and Hyper Olympic '84


Name Hyper Sports
Developer Konami (Japan)
Year 1984
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 8168
Class Wide Release
Genre Sports
Conversion Class Konami Classic
Game Specific Hyper Sports Pinout
Dipswitch Settings

Hyper Sports Dipswitch Settings (user contributed)

# Simultaneous Players 2
# Maximum Players 4
Game Play Competitive
Control Panel Layout Multiple Player
  • Buttons: 3 - Run 1/Swim 1/Shoot Left/Action/Run 2/Swim 2/Shoot Right
Sound Amplified Mono (one channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard
Control Panel Hyper Sports Control Panel Image
Side Art Hyper Sports Side Art Image
PCB Hyper Sports PCB Image

Game Introduction

Player must successfully qualify in Olympic events to move on to the next event. After seven events, the game is over unless a dip switch setting is set for a continuous game.

Hyper Sports KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 3.23 (4 votes)

Fun Factor: 3.40

Overall Like 4.33
Fun (Social) 3.75
Fun (Solo) 3.67
Collector Desire 4.00

Technical Rating: 3.75

Gameplay 4.00
Graphics 4.00
Originality 3.33
Sound/Music 3.67

Personal Impressions and Technical Impressions each account for half of the total score. Within the Personal Impressions category, Like carries a little more weight than the other factors.

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Cheats, Tricks, Bugs, and Easter Eggs

SWIMMING: If you and the computer tie for the same time, a frog will appear and award you a bonus.

SKEET SHOOTING: If you get a perfect score, a duck will fly across the screen. Shoot the duck repeatedly to get a bonus scores.

LONG HORSE: After launching, tap the RUN button to rotate. If you land on your head, an object will fall from above and award you a bonus. This will not qualify you for the event, so only do it after you have qualified.

ARCHERY: If you get all "nices" (bulls-eyes), the target will turn into an apple. Repeatedly hit the apple for bonus points.

TRIPLE JUMP: If your jump starts right on the line and the jumps have degrees of 35, 41, and 45 degrees (in order), then a rocket will fly past and award a bonus. This will not happen if the jump results in a World Record.

WEIGHTLIFTING: If you hit both run buttons simultaneously as the barbell hits the floor, cheerleaders will pop up and you will be awarded a bonus.

POLE VAULT: If your pole hits the base plate directly (without skidding) and you make it over, a gopher will pop up and award you points. Each successive perfect successful jump will award more points. A miss will reset the bonus back to the beginning.

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This game and Track Field are interchangeable. A board swap is all you need provided that you do not have the trackball control panel that was designed for Track n Field.


COPY OF: Hyper Olympic '84

This game was licensed to Centuri for US manufacture and distribution.

VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Hyper Sports Census

There are 14,831 members of the Video Arcade Preservation Society / Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,505 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 164,882 machines (6,918 unique titles).

Very Common - There are 193 known instances of this machine owned by Hyper Sports collectors who are active members. Of these, 67 of them are original dedicated machines. 11 of them are conversions in which game circuit boards (and possibly cabinet graphics) have been placed in (and on) another game cabinet. 115 of them are only circuit boards which a collector could put into a generic case if desired.

For Sale - There are 6 active VAPS members with a Hyper Sports machines for sale. There are 5 active VAPS members with a Hyper Sports circuit boards for sale.

Wanted - There are 5 active VAPS members currently looking for Hyper Sports. There is one active VAPS member looking for a Hyper Sports circuit board set.

This game ranks a 51 on a scale out of 100 (100 = most often seen, 1=least common) in popularity based on census ownership records.

This game ranks a 8 on a scale out of 100 (100 = most often seen, 1=least common) in popularity based on census want list records.

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



CPU: M6809
SOUND: SN76496, VLM5030 and DAC


  1. Track & Field
  2. Hyper Sports
  3. '88 Games


Foto-Finder® (Books)

  1. The Encyclopedia of Arcade Video Games Kurtz (ISBN 0764319256) Page: 181; Color photo Price guide: No
  2. Encyclopedia of Arcade Video Games Kurtz (ISBN 0764319256) Page: 181; Color photo

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  1. 3D Model (External): Upright

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