Side Pocket

Arcade Video Game published 33 years ago by Data East

Side Pocket screenshot

Emulated in MAME !
Information for the following ROM(s): sidepckt sidepcktj sidepcktb


Side Pocket © 1986 Data East.

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Main CPU : Motorola M6809 (@ 2 Mhz)
Sound CPU : MOS Technology M6502 (@ 1.5 Mhz)
Sound Chips : YM2203 (@ 1.5 Mhz), YM3526 (@ 3 Mhz)

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


Side Pocket was released in June 1986.

Polystar / Datam released a limited-edition soundtrack album for this game (Deco History Scene I : Data East Game Music Scene One - H25X-20008) on September 25, 1988.
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1. Side Pocket (1986, ARC)
2. Side Pocket 2 / Minnesota Fats Pool Legend (1995, Saturn & Mega Drive)
3. Side Pocket 3 (1997 Saturn)


[US] Nintendo NES (june.1987) "Side Pocket [Model NES-PK]"
[JP] Nintendo Famicom (oct.30, 1987)
[EU] Nintendo Game Boy (1990) "Side Pocket [Model DMG-SW-NOE]"
Nintendo Game Boy [AU] (1990)
[JP] Nintendo Game Boy (sept.21, 1990) "Side Pocket [Model DMG-SWA]"
[US] Nintendo Game Boy (nov.1990) "Side Pocket [Model DMS-SW]"
Nintendo NES [AU] (1992) "Side Pocket [Model NES-PK]"
[US] Sega Genesis (1992) "Side Pocket [Model T-13046]"
[EU] Sega Mega Drive (1992)
[EU] Nintendo NES (may.27, 1992) "Side Pocket [Model NES-PK]"
[JP] Sega Mega Drive (dec.11, 1992) "Side Pocket [Model T-13083]"
[EU] Nintendo SNES (1993)
[US] Nintendo SNES (dec.1993) "Side Pocket [Model SNS-4P]"
Sega Game Gear [US] (1994)
[JP] Nintendo Super Famicom (mar.18, 1994) "Side Pocket [Model SHVC-4P]"
Sega Mega-CD [JP] "Side Pocket Special Edition" : Unreleased Prototype
[JP] Bandai WonderSwan (nov.25, 1999) "Side Pocket for WonderSwan [Model SWJ-DTE001]"
[US] Nintendo Wii (feb.19, 2010) "Data East Arcade Classics [Model RVL-P-R26E]"
Nintendo 3DS [Virtual Console] [JP] (sept.7, 2011) Game Boy version
Nintendo 3DS [Virtual Console] [US] (oct.6, 2011) Game Boy version
Nintendo 3DS [Virtual Console] [EU] [AU] (nov.10, 2011) Game Boy version

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