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Mat Mania (マットマニア)

Released in 1985

Developer: Taito
Manufacturer: Taito
Distributor: Taito

***** (4 total votes)

Mat Mania marquee
game marquee

Game Summary

Wrestling game. Is it Taito or Technos?

Hardware Info

Controls: 1 Joystick / Button(s)
Vertical-mounted Raster monitor
240 x 256 Resolution
Colors: 80 Color

Additional Hardware Info (from Mame)

M6502 cpu @ 1 Mhz
M6502 cpu @ 1 Mhz
AY-8910 audio @ 1 Mhz
AY-8910 audio @ 1 Mhz
DAC audio

Hardware Platform

Taito Licensed Games

Mame ROMs

matmania, Mat Mania
excthour, Exciting Hour

Game Details

Colorful wrestling game; viewpoint is from outside the ring. Sequel is "Mania Challenge"; both games were combined into one for a home release as "Mat Mania Challenge" by Atari for the Atari 7800.

Face 4 different wrestlers (Insane Warrior, Karate Fighter, Koko Savage (the toughest) and The Pirania (yup, that's how they spell it) on the way to the Title Bout with Golden Hulk.

Mat Mania control panel
control panel

Mat Mania cabinet photo
cabinet photo
Mat Mania title screen
title screen
Mat Mania gameplay screen shot
gameplay screen
Mat Mania promotional flyer
promotional flyer Member Ratings / Comments

**** by erikthe10man. Comment: "This was the first coin-op I can honestly say I mastered. I scored 383,200 points on this game before I flat out quit from exaustion (1986). Very fun early wrestling game - sequel was better." 2004-01-18 15:04:11Z

***** by odysea. Comment: " As a kid, my best friend and I must have spent every penny we could gather on this game. I loved it. Mania Challenge, (I believe was the sequel) was just as great. Perfect for its time. Where can I purchase the arcade version?" 2005-07-13 22:53:15Z

***** by videodan. Comment: "Always loved playing this one. Could play it for (exciting) hours! First arcade game I ever bought, and still love it...always will! " 2007-05-02 16:19:21Z

***** by Confident. Comment: "Man i would put up to $20 in this game but it was worth it. Great action at the time and music one of the best and a legend of it's kind." 2007-02-13 22:25:14Z

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