Hyper Sports, ZX Spectrum

This British conversion of Konami‘s Hyper Sports arcade game is a smash hit ZX Spectrum game – arguably one of the best Spectrum arcade conversions of all time.

Swimming, skeet shooting, vaulting, archery, triple jump, and weightlifting all feature – just like in the arcade game. Don’t be too put off at the prospect of a lot of joystick waggling. Thankfully Hyper Sports is more than just a button-basher. There’s also some skill and timing involved too.

Beautifully programmed by the late Jonathan Smith, Hyper Sports was initially published by Imagine Software in 1985.

More: Hyper Sports on Wikipedia

Hyper-Sports-Imagine-artwork-by-Bob-Wakelin
Hyper Sports artwork by Bob Wakelin.

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