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This article is about the Sega arcade game. For other uses, see 005 (disambiguation).
Developer(s) Sega
Publisher(s) Sega
Platform(s) Arcade game
Release date(s) 1981
Genre(s) Stealth game
Maze game
Mode(s) Up to 2 players

Upright: 71.25" high x 26" deep x 25" wide. Weight: 330 lb.

Cocktail: 25.25" high x 35.5" deep x 27.5" wide. Weight: 170 lb.
Arcade system Sega G80
CPU Z80 (@ 3.86712 MHz)
Sound Samples (@ 3.86712 MHz)
Display Sega G80 Raster, 224 x 256 pixels (Vertical), 65 colors

005 is a 1981 arcade game by Sega, in which the player's mission is to take a briefcase of secret documents to a waiting helicopter. It is one of the first examples of a stealth game.[1][2][3] The player controls a spy who must avoid the enemies as he makes his way through buildings and warehouses, where he will have to dodge the enemies' flashlights and use boxes as hiding spots.[4]

Arcade cabinet[edit]

Screenshot of 005

The game came in a fairly generic wood-grain panel cabinet. The sticker sideart was optional, which made it easy to change the games around when necessary. The game boards were Sega G80 compatible, and will work in any such cabinet. As with most early Sega titles, the monitor is vertically mounted. The bezel around the monitor sported the standard instructions; the marquee showed a "005" logo and a flashlight.

Official world record[edit]

Gamer Dwayne Richard holds the official world record for this game with a maximum possible 1,500,000 points.[5]


  1. ^ "005 from Sega". Popularplay. Archived from the original on 14 July 2008. Retrieved 20 August 2009. 
  2. ^ 005 at the Killer List of Videogames
  3. ^ 005, Arcade History
  4. ^ 005 at Allgame
  5. ^ twingalaxies

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