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NBA Maximum Hangtime NBA Maximum Hangtime - Japanese Logo - Katakana / Kanji

NBA Maximum Hangtime - Cabinet - Video Game Marquee


A two-on-two action-oriented basketball game with digitized faces of NBA players, including the 1997 season roster changes. Players can execute high-flying fantasy dunks, alley-oops, and "double dunks." Three consecutive shots in a row puts a player "on fire," raising their shot accuracy.

NBA Maximum Hangtime was produced by Midway Games in 1996.

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 NBA Maximum Hangtime was produced include: 2 On 2 Open Ice Challenge, Mortal Kombat 3, Ultimate Mortal Kombat 3, WWF Wrestle Mania, Cruis'n USA, War Gods, Touch Master 2000 Plus, Killer Instinct 2, NBA Hangtime, and Cruis'n World


Name NBA Maximum Hangtime
Developer Midway Games (United States)
Year 1996
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 8816
Class Wide Release
Genre Sports
Conversion Class JAMMA+
# Simultaneous Players 4
# Maximum Players 4
Game Play Either
Control Panel Layout Multiple Player
  • Joystick: 8-way
  • Buttons: 3 - Pass/Steal|Shoot/Block|Turbo
Sound Amplified Mono (one channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard

NBA Maximum Hangtime KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 4.58 (1 vote)

Fun Factor: 4.40

Overall Like 5.00
Fun (Social) 5.00
Fun (Solo) 4.00
Collector Desire 3.00

Technical Rating: 4.75

Gameplay 5.00
Graphics 5.00
Originality 4.00
Sound/Music 5.00

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

Hidden power-ups and secret characters abound (and were a large part of the series' success and high earnings):

  • TURMEL 0322 - Mark Turmell, Hangtime lead programmer
  • DIVITA 0201 - Sal DiVita, Hangtime lead artist
  • SNO 0103 - Sheriden Oursler, Williams pinball designer
  • AMRICH 2020 - Dan Amrich, game magazine editor (wearing bunny ears)
  • MUNDAY 5432 - Larry Munday, Play Meter magazine
  • DANR 0000 - Dan Roan, TV sportscaster

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Cabinet Information

This game was an upgrade for existing NBA Jam or NBA Hangtime cabinets. The original NBA Hangtime was shipped as a dedicated 25-inch, four-player cabinet or as a conversion kit. No dedicated NBA Maximum Hangtime cabinets were made.

VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op NBA Maximum Hangtime Census

There are 14,842 members of the Video Arcade Preservation Society / Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,508 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 164,933 machines (6,921 unique titles).

Very Common - There are 53 known instances of this machine owned by NBA Maximum Hangtime collectors who are active members. Of these, 12 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. 30 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 a NBA Maximum Hangtime machine for sale. There is one active VAPS member with an extra NBA Maximum Hangtime circuit board for sale.

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

This game ranks a 15 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]


Unlike NBA Jam and NBA Jam Tournament Edition, the sound chips are mounted on the same PCB as the video ICs. The pins for the third and fourth player controls are not labeled; P4 is the one closest to the JAMMA interface, and P3 is closer to the corner of the PCB.


  1. NBA Jam
  2. NBA Jam Tournament Edition
  3. NBA Hangtime
  4. NBA Maximum Hangtime
  5. NBA Showtime - NBA On NBC

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Year Count Median $ Average $
2017 1 690.00 690.00
2018 1 1,003.00 1,003.00
All Years 2 846.50 846.50


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