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Rally-X (Arcade)

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Title Screen

Rally-X

Developer: Namco
Publishers: Namco (JP), Midway Manufacturing (US)
Platform: Arcade (Namco Pac-Man)
Released internationally: 1980


CopyrightIcon.png This game has hidden developer credits.
Carts.png This game has revisional differences.


Rally-X is basically Pac-Man with cars. It's also the first game to feature a bonus round, and background music.

Easter Egg

  • Enter Service Mode.
  • Keep BUTTON 1 pressed and enter the following sequence: Up (×2), Down (×7), Right, Left (×6).
  • If entered correctly, this message will appear at the bottom:
© NAMCO LTD. 1980

New Rally-X retains this Easter egg, with the same text.

(Source: Arcade History: Rally-X)

Version Differences

New Rally-X

In 1981, the game was reprogrammed to fix some bugs and renamed New Rally-X. This version was published by Namco worldwide. This also featured the new theme song that everyone knows and love today.

Rally-X New Rally-X
Rally-xtitle.png Newrally-xtitlescreen2.png

The title screen was edited slightly, removing the introduction in favor of the game's title.

Rally-X New Rally-X
Rallyxbluecar.png Newrallyxbluecar.png
Rally-X New Rally-X
Rallyxredcar.png Newrallyxredcar.png

The cars were given a different look. Note that the red car's palette is altered.

Rally-X New Rally-X
Rallyxrock.png Newrallyxrock.png

The rocks were given a different palette.