Burnin' Rubber

The Arcade Video Game by Data East Corp.

Burnin' Rubber screenshot


Emulated in MAME ! Coin-Operated Arcade Video Game

Burnin' Rubber © 1982 Data East Corporation.

An overhead driving game where you jump or bump enemy cars for points.


Main CPU : MOS Technology M6502 (@ 750 Khz)
Sound CPU : MOS Technology M6502 (@ 500 Khz)
Sound Chips : (2x) General Instrument AY8910 (@ 1.5 Mhz)

Players : 2
Control : 8-way joystick
Buttons : 1 (JUMP)


Burnin' Rubber was released in November 1982.

Marco Donadio holds the official record for this game with 2429540 points on October 5, 1984.

Export releases:
"Bump 'n' Jump [Upright model] [No. 349]" (Bally Midway)
"Bump 'n' Jump [Cocktail model] [No. 350]" (Bally Midway)


Destroying a car : 200, 300 or 500 points, depending on car.
End of stage bonus : 200 + 100 points/level x number of cars destroyed.
Special Bonus : 50000 points for destroying no cars.


• Bonus Points : if you make it through an entire board without smashing any cars, you'll get a 50000 point bonus.

• You can jump off the edge of the screen and land on the other side. Use this tactic to escape from a tight spot, but only when the track is widest.

• Try not to get caught between three cars, as when you bump one into a wall, chances are the impact will bounce you back into the wall.



Nintendo Famicom japan (oct.8, 1986) "Buggy Popper [Model DFC-BP]"

Game's ROM.
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