Lost In Translation/Hellfire

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This page is a stub for arcade games that are part of the Lost In Translation series using information based on MAME (version 0.113u2).
For an example of preferred content and layout please refer to Out Run or The Ninja Warriors.

Hellfire marquee.
No screen shot.
Manufacturer Toaplan (Taito license)
Released 1989
8-way Joystick
2 Button(s)
Main CPU 68000 (@ 10.000 MHz)
Z80 (@ 3.500 MHz)
Sound CPU Mono
YM3812 (@ 3.500 MHz)
Raster (Horizontal)
320 x 240 pixels
60.00 Hz
2,048 Palette colours
Screens 1
ROM Info 13 ROMs
1,343,552 bytes (1.28 MiB)
MAME ID hellfire · hellfir1

About The Game

Hellfire is an horizontal shoot-em-up arcade video game featuring a selectable shooting direction.


Licensed to Taito for manufacture and distribution.

Polystar released a limited-edition soundtrack album for this game (Tatsujin : Toaplan Game Music Scene One - H24X-10005) on 25/06/1989.

Tips And Tricks

Hidden Functions

If the 'Invulnerability dip switch' is enabled, you are invulnerable but you may also 'Pause' the game with P2 Start and restart with P1 Start.


Music & Sound Created By
Tatsuya Uemura


Sega Mega Drive (1990)
NEC PC-Engine CD-ROM (1991)

Soundtrack Releases

Album Name Catalogue No. Released Publisher Comments
TATSUJIN ~TOA PLAN GAME MUSIC SCENE ONE~ H24X-10005[1] 1989-06-25 Polystar 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.