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Hyperdrive Hyperdrive - Japanese Logo - Katakana / Kanji

Hyperdrive - Cabinet - Video Game Marquee

Description

Midway's futuristic arcade hover-racing game. Hyperdrive features custom arcade controls, a sit-down cabinet, and state-of-the-art 3D graphics.

Hyperdrive was produced by Midway Games in 1998.

Midway Games released 53 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1972. Midway Games was based in United States.

Other machines made by Midway Games during the time period Hyperdrive was produced include: NFL Blitz, Mortal Kombat 4, Touch Master 3000, Off Road Challenge, Rampage World Tour, Touch Master 4000, Bio Freaks, Touch Master 5000, NFL Blitz '99, and Carnevil

Specs

Name Hyperdrive
Developer Midway Games (United States)
Year 1998
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 13083
Class Wide Release
Genre Racing
Monitor
Conversion Class unique
# Simultaneous Players 1
# Maximum Players 1
Game Play Single
Control Panel Layout Single Player
Sound Amplified Stereo (two channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard
  • Upright/Standard - Sit-down Driving
Control Panel Hyperdrive Control Panel Image

Game Introduction

The game has three different tracks with three levels of difficulty:

  • Track 1, Beginner Level, Orbital Speedway
  • Track 2, Advanced Level, Asteroid Mine
  • Track 3, Expert Level, Deep Space

Four different selectable ships are also available:

  • Ship 1, Beginner, Comprehensive Auto Pilot
  • Ship 2, Intermediate, High Speed
  • Ship 3, Advanced, Extreme Acceleration
  • Ship 4, Expert, Highly Manueverable

Hyperdrive KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 4.42 (3 votes)

Fun Factor: 4.33

Overall Like 4.33
Fun (Social) 4.67
Fun (Solo) 4.33
Collector Desire 4.00

Technical Rating: 4.50

Gameplay 4.67
Graphics 4.67
Originality 4.33
Sound/Music 4.33

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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VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Hyperdrive Census

There are 14,836 members of the Video Arcade Preservation Society / Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,506 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 164,889 machines (6,918 unique titles).

Common - There are 23 known instances of this machine owned by Hyperdrive collectors who are active members. Of these, 20 of them are original dedicated machines. 2 of them are only circuit boards which a collector could put into a generic case if desired.

For Sale - There are 4 active VAPS members with a Hyperdrive machines 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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This game is available at the following public arcades, bars or museums:

Name Location State Country Details Check-ins
Bit Bar 278 Derby St, Salem Massachusetts United States 1

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Hyperdrive Arcade Marquee 29.5" x 9"

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Auctions Recap

Year Count Median $ Average $
2015 2 143.75 143.75
2017 1 59.00 59.00
2018 1 29.50 29.50
All Years 4 44.25 94.00

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