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Hyper Pacman

Arcade Video game published 29 years ago by SemiCom

Listed in MAME

Hyper Pacman screenshot

Hyper Pacman © 1995 SemiCom.

This is an updated version of Namco's seminal "Pac-Man", featuring forced-perspective 3-D graphics that allow the players to jump over the enemy ghosts; in a similar fashion to Namco's "Pac-Mania", released in 1987. There are secret items and food to be found on each level that increases the player's power and score. The power-ups themselves consist of a shield, helmet lasers, speed and jump shoes. Players will face a boss encounter every ten stages and the game ends after the 30th stage.


Main CPU : Motorola 68000 (@ 16 Mhz)
Sound CPU : Zilog Z80 (@ 4 Mhz)
Sound Chips : Yamaha YM2151 (@ 4 Mhz), OKI6295 (@ 7.575 Khz)

Screen orientation : Horizontal
Video resolution : 256 x 224 pixels
Screen refresh : 57.50 Hz
Palette colors : 256

Players : 2
Control : 8-way joystick
Buttons : 3


Released in September 1995.


If you eat only the small dots and not the power dots, you will gain access to a secret stage on each round (with extend, shield, helmet lasers, speed, and jump shoes). If you play with the second player, the ghost will chase you less than the first player and you will be closer to the fixed items on each stage.


1. Hyper Pacman (1995)
2. Twinkle (1997)


Executive Producer : Jeon Jae Yeon
Game Designer : Han Seung Hoon
Main Programmer : Kim Hyun Ho
System Programmer : Kim Jin Woo
Sound Programmer : Oh Gyeong Hun
Graphic Designer : Hong Young Joo
Sound Composer / S.E : Jeon Seok Gee
Special Thanks : Whang O Sik, Oh Hyun Sook, Jung Il Bong, Jung Ui Jin, Her Eun Ock, Kim Jang Gun


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