Museum of the Game ®

International Arcade Museum® — Killer List of Videogames®


MARQUEE PICTURE NEEDED FOR Gangbusters - Click for details on how to contribute.


ElectroMechanical shooting game using a Thompson machine gun Tommy gun on fully automatic Theme is 1930s gangsterprohibition theme. Shoot 7 different targets, 3 window popups, 1 flips out of doorway, 1 flips from manhole cover, 1 runs across the street, and a car which drives across the street turns around and comes back. The car spins around and lights up when you shoot it.

Gangbusters was produced by Midway Manufacturing Co. in 1974.

Midway Manufacturing Co. released 133 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1959. Midway Manufacturing Co. was based in United States.

Other machines made by Midway Manufacturing Co. during the time period Gangbusters was produced include: Winner IV, Winner II, Winner, Asteroid, Leader, Chopper, TV Basketball, Panzer Attack, Crazyfoot, and Playtime


Name Gangbusters
Developer Midway Manufacturing Co. (United States)
Year 1974
Type Arcade
KLOV/MOG # 17443
Sub-Type Rifle
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard

Video Clips

Play YouTube video

Gangbusters KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 5.00 (1 vote)

Fun Factor: 5.00

Overall Like 5.00
Fun (Social) 5.00
Fun (Solo) 5.00
Collector Desire 5.00

Technical Rating: 5.00

Gameplay 5.00
Graphics 5.00
Originality 5.00
Sound/Music 5.00

Personal Impressions and Technical Impressions each account for half of the total score. Within the Personal Impressions category, Like carries a little more weight than the other factors.

Log in to rate this game!

VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Gangbusters Census

There are 14,906 members of the Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,530 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 165,155 machines (6,929 unique titles).

Uncommon - There are 9 known instances of this machine owned by Gangbusters collectors who are active members. Of these, 9 of them are original dedicated machines.

For Sale - There is one active VAPS member with a Gangbusters machine for sale.

Wanted - There are 3 active VAPS members currently looking for Gangbusters.

This game ranks a 1 on a scale out of 100 (100 = most often seen, 1=least common) in popularity based on census ownership records.

This game ranks a 3 on a scale out of 100 (100 = most often seen, 1=least common) in popularity based on census want list records.

Rarity and Popularity independently are not necessarily indications of value. [More Information]


Additional References (logged in members often see more)

eBay Listings

Click to search eBay for Gangbusters Arcade machines and related items.

Click to search eBay for Midway Manufacturing Co. for machines and parts.

When you click on links below to various merchants on this site and make a purchase, this can result in this site earning a commission. Such revenue helps to fund this site's operations. Affiliate programs and affiliations include, but are not limited to, the eBay Partner Network.


Ebay Compatible Application

Gangbusters by Midway Video Arcade Parts Catalog

Auction ends in: 2 weeks, 1 day


Gangbusters by Midway Video Arcade Flyer / Brochure / Ad

Auction ends in: 4 weeks, 1 day



Auction ends in: 3 days, 3 hours



  1. Log in to contribute content to this page
  2. Please consider donating to the International Arcade Museum Library