Lost In Translation/Side Pocket

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Side Pocket
Side Pocket marquee.
No screen shot.
Manufacturer Data East Corporation
Released 1986
8-way Joystick
2 Button(s)
Main CPU M6809 (@ 2.000 MHz)
M6502 (@ 1.500 MHz)
Sound CPU Mono
YM2203 (@ 1.500 MHz)
YM3526 (@ 3.000 MHz)
Raster (Horizontal)
256 x 224 pixels
58.00 Hz
256 Palette colours
Screens 1
ROM Info 10 ROMs
295,424 bytes (288.50 KiB)
MAME ID sidepckt · sidepctb · sidepctj

About The Game

Side Pocket is a billiards-based arcade video game.


Released in June 1986.

Polystar / Datam released a limited-edition soundtrack album for this game (Deco History Scene I : Data East Game Music Scene One - H25X-20008) on 25/09/1988.


  1. Side Pocket (1986)
  2. Side Pocket 2 / Minnesota Fats Pool Legend (1995, Sega Saturn & Mega Drive)

Cabinet and Artwork


Nintendo Famicom (1987)
Nintendo Game Boy (1990, "Side Pocket vs")
Sega Mega Drive (1992)
Nintendo Super Famicom (1993)
Bandai WonderSwan (1999)

Soundtrack Releases

Album Name Catalogue No. Released Publisher Comments
DECO History -data east game music scene one H25X-20008[1] 1988-09-25 Polystar / DATAM CD version.
DECO History -data east game music scene one X22X-1008[2] 1988-09-25 Polystar / DATAM Cassette 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.