DescriptionSix tough events await in this joystick-waggling action game. The full sequence of events is - swimming, skeet shooting, gymnastics, archery, triple jumping and weightlifting. You must complete each event in order to be allowed onto the next one.
Swimming involves moving left and right as fast as possible, while pressing fire when a breath is required. Skeet shooting and archery both come down to timing - though elevation and wind factors affect the latter. Gymnastics involves timing a succession of presses to ensure that the jump is long and the landing graceful. The triple jump involves one press for each part of the jump, whereas the weightlifting involves merely brute strength.
- "Hyper Sports 1" -- MSX in-game title
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|Computer and Video Games (CVG)||Dec, 1989||90 out of 100||90|
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1001 Video GamesThe Arcade version of Hyper Sports appears in the book 1001 Video Games You Must Play Before You Die by General Editor Tony Mott.
Combination with Track & FieldThis game was later combined with the four events shown in the Famicom version of Track & Field to form the Western release of Track & Field.
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