Lost In Translation/Bloxeed

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Bloxeed marquee.
No screen shot.
Bloxeed control panel.
Manufacturer Sega
Released 1990
8-way Joystick
3 Button(s)
Main CPU 68000 (@ 10.000 MHz)
Z80 (@ 8.000 MHz)
Sound CPU Mono
(2x) YM3438 (@ 8.000 MHz)
RF5C68 (@ 10.000 MHz)
Raster (Horizontal)
320 x 224 pixels
60.00 Hz
8,192 Palette colours
Screens 1
ROM Info 9 ROMs
729,088 bytes (712.00 KiB)
MAME ID bloxeed · bloxeedc · bloxeedu

About The Game

Bloxeed is a puzzle game. Gameplay is quite similar to "Tetris" but with some added twists.

Additional Technical Information

Another version runs on the Sega System 18 hardware.


Mark Speath holds the official record for this game with 104,370 points on June 2, 2002.


The US version is slightly different, it has the "Winners Don't Use Drugs" screen.

The Sega System 18 version (released in 1990) has :

  • Special effects on the title screen.
  • An extra button to rotate counter-clockwise.
  • Bug fixes (Level 2's background).

Cabinet and Artwork


Sony PlayStation 2 (2006, "Sega Ages 2500 Series Vol.28 : Tetris Collection")

Soundtrack Releases

Album Name Catalogue No. Released Publisher Comments
Flash Point / Bloxeed PCCB-00033[1] 1990-06-21 Pony Canyon/Scitron CD version.


The contents of this page are licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License.
The sources used include MAME (version 0.113u2) and history.dat (revision 1.28 - 2008-10-18).
Please see http://www.arcade-history.com for credits.