Hyper Sports

aka: Hyper Olympic '84, Hyper Sports 1
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Six tough events await in this joystick-waggling successor to Track &Field.

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.

If the player wants to go to the next event or round, they will have to qualify by beating increasingly difficult maximum times or minimum targets.


  • ハイパースポーツ1 - Japanese spelling

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Sharp X1 split volumes? Rola (8131) Nov 6th, 2014


1001 Video Games

The 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 & Field

This game was later combined with the four events shown in the Famicom version of Track & Field to form the Western release of Track & Field.


  • Commodore Format
    • November 1994 (Issue 50) – #23 The All-Time Top 50 C64 Games

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  • MobyGames ID: 15000


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Contributors to this Entry

Game added by Martin Smith.

Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4 added by Rik Hideto. NES, PC-8000, Sharp X1, Arcade added by Infernos. SG-1000 added by Sciere. BBC Micro added by Terok Nor.

Additional contributors: formercontrib, Ƒreddƴ, S Olafsson, ryanbus84, FatherJack, robMSX.

Game added September 29th, 2004. Last modified February 22nd, 2023.