Lost In Translation/Taisen Hot Gimmick 3 Digital Surfing

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Taisen Hot Gimmick 3 Digital Surfing
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Taisen Hot Gimmick 3 Digital Surfing control panel.
Manufacturer Psikyo
Released 1999
Mahjong keyboard Button(s)
Main CPU SH-2 (@ 28.636 MHz)
Sound CPU Stereo
YMF278B (@ 28.636 MHz)
Raster (Horizontal)
320 x 224 pixels
60.00 Hz
4,098 Palette colours
Screens 2
ROM Info 21 ROMs
77,594,624 bytes (74.00 MiB)
MAME ID hotgmck3

About The Game

Taisen Hot Gimmick 3 Digital Surfing is a mahjong-based arcade video game.


The title of this game translates from Japanese as 'Hot Gimmick Competition 3 Digital Surfing'.

Tips & Tricks

Challenge Meruti Melty

(Only in Digital Surfing mode) Defeat each opponent without punishing any. When the screen flashes random websites before the last opponent, input the commands, M, E, L.

Challenge Jong Arika

(Only in Jan Boy Story mode) : He appears before the last opponent only if you did not buy any items prior to meeting him.


  1. Taisen Hot Gimmick (1997)
  2. Taisen Hot Gimmick Kairakuten (1998)
  3. Taisen Hot Gimmick 3 Digital Surfing (1999)
  4. Taisen Hot Gimmick 4 Ever (2000)
  5. Taisen Hot Gimmick Integral (2001)
  6. Taisen Hot Gimmick Mix Party (2005)
  7. Taisen Hot Gimmick 5 (2005)


Sony PlayStation 2 (2005)
PC [MS Windows] (2004)

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.