Lost In Translation/NFL Blitz

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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.

NFL Blitz
NFL Blitz marquee.
No screen shot.
NFL Blitz control panel.
Manufacturer Midway Games
Released 1997
8-way Joystick
3 Button(s)
Main CPU R5000 (little) (@ 150.000 MHz)
ADSP2115 (@ 16.000 MHz)
Sound CPU Stereo
(2x) DMA-driven DAC
Raster (Horizontal)
640 x 480 pixels
57.00 Hz
Palette colours
Screens 1
ROM Info 2 ROMs plus Laserdisc, Hard Disk or CD-ROM
557,056 bytes (544.00 KiB)
MAME ID blitz · blitz11

About The Game

NFL Blitz is a 3-D American football arcade video game.


A NFL Blitz machine was shown at the 2003 classic arcade games show 'California Extreme' in San Jose, California.

Tips and tricks

TMU Codes

At the 'Tonights Match-Up' screen, enter the following code (hit numbers on Turbo-Jump-Pass-Joystick)...

Feature Code
Show More Field 0-2-1-Right
Big Head 2-0-0-Right
Team Big Heads 2-0-3-Right
Team Big Players 1-4-1-Right
Team Tiny Players 3-1-0-Right
Big Football 0-5-0-Right
Hide Receiver Name 1-0-2-Right
Fog On 0-3-0-Down
No CPU Assistance 0-1-2-Down
No Random Fumbles 4-2-3-Down
Smart CPU Opponent 3-1-4-Down
Show Field Goal % 0-0-1-Down
Tournament Mode 1-1-1-Down
Thick Fog On 0-4-1-Down
Power Up Offense 3-1-2-Up
Power Up Defense 4-2-1-Up
Power Up Teammates 2-3-3-Up
Super Blitzing 0-4-5-Up
Infinite Turbo 5-1-4-Up
No Punting 1-5-1-Up
No Interceptions 3-4-4-Up
No First Downs 2-1-0-Up
Huge Head 0-4-0-Up
No Play Selection 1-1-5-Left
Fast Passes 2-5-0-Left
Fast Turbo Running 0-3-2-Left
Power Up Speed 4-0-4-Left
Power Up Blockers 3-1-2-Left
Allow Stepping OB 2-1-1-Left
Super Field Goals 1-2-3-Left
Ground Fog 2-3-2-Down
Invisible Quarterbacks 3-4-2-Left

Secret Characters

Enter the name and PIN nunber as stated to recieve the corresponding character. You should hear the announcer say, 'Lights out Baby!' if you did it right.

Character Name Code
Mark Turmell TURMELL 0322
Sal Divita SAL 0201
Jason Skiles JASON 3141
Jennifer Hedrick JENIFR 3333
Dan Thompson DANIEL 0604
Jeff Johnson JAPPLE 6660
John Root ROOT 6000
Luis Mangubat LUIS 3333
Mike Lynch MIKE 3333
Jim Gentile GENTIL 1111
Dan Forden FORDEN 1111
??? VAN 1234
Headless Guy CARLTN 1111
Skull SKULL 1111
Brain BRAIN 1111
Demon (Shinok from Mortal Kombat) SHINOK 8337
Raiden (from Mortal Kombat) RAIDEN 3691

Extra Blocker On Defense

Hike the ball with all three buttons.

Onside Kick

After scoring, hold all three buttons.

Secret Plays

While selecting your plays, press Up(x4) and your cursor will disappear.


  1. NFL Blitz (1997)
  2. NFL Blitz '99 (1998)
  3. NFL Blitz 2000 (1999)
  4. NFL Blitz 2001 (2000, Nintendo 64)
  5. NFL Blitz 2002 (2002, Nintendo Game Cube)
  6. NFL Blitz 2003 (2002, Nintendo Game Cube)
  7. NFL Blitz Pro (2003, Nintendo Game Cube)


Sal Divita
Luis Mangubat
John Root
Jennifer Hedrick
Jim Gentile
Dan Forden
Mark Turmell
Jason Skiles
Daniel Thompson
Mike Lynch
Jeff Johnson
Mark Guidarelli

Cabinet and Artwork


Nintendo 64 (1998)
Sony PlayStation (1998)
Nintendo Game Boy Color (1998)
PC [MS Windows] (1998)

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.