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1001 Video Games

Jetpac appears in the book 1001 Video Games You Must Play Before You Die by General Editor Tony Mott.

Re-release

Rare 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.

Awards

  • 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)

Contributed by Guy Chapman (2001) on Aug 31, 2004. [revised by : FatherJack (62743), Patrick Bregger (237760) and Jo ST (24070)]. -- edit trivia