pop'n music 8

Arcade Video game published 19 years ago by Konami

Listed and emulated in MAME.

pop'n music 8 © 2002 Konami Corp.

"pop'n music" is part of Konami's BEMANI series of games. The game has 9 colorful buttons which the player must hit in time with 'notes' that travel down the screen in order to fill in sound effects missing from a song.


Konami Bemani Firebeat Hardware

CPU : IBM Power PC 403GCX
Graphics System : Konami custom (sprite style chip)
Sound : Yamaha YMZ280B
Software : DVD Drive, CD-ROM drive & Dongle
Graphics Notes : Can draw arbitrary sized images from VRAM, which is laid out like a 2D texture sheet, also all the images are packed 16-bit pixels so there's no palette.
Storage Media : CD-ROM (Program) & DVD-ROM (Audio)


Released in May 2002.

Konami Music Entertainment released a 2 CD limited-edition soundtrack album for this game (Pop'n Music 8 AC & CS Pop'n Music 6 - KMCA-173~4) on 22/08/2002.


Sony PlayStation 2 (2003)


Game's ROM.
Official website: http://www.konami.jp/bemani/popn/music8/