1001 Video GamesJetpac appears in the book 1001 Video Games You Must Play Before You Die by General Editor Tony Mott.
Re-releaseRare included a version of Jetpac in the Nintendo 64 release Donkey Kong 64. Players could unlock the game by finding 15 banana medals. Taking a picture of 6 Banana Fairies unlocks the game for regular play in the "Mystery Menu" option.
- ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment)
- March 1991 (issue #42) - Included in the list Greatest Games of all Time in category Shoot-'em-ups (editorial staff choice)
- Computer and Video Games
- Golden Joystick Award 1983: Winner Game of the Year
- Retro Gamer
- September 2004 (Issue #8) – #52 Best Game Of All Time (Readers' Vote)