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You are a spark trying to destroy resistors and enemy sparks. Try to complete the circuit so as to move on to the next level. This game was adapted into a redemption machine with the same premise. Completing levels, wins prizes.

Power Surge was produced by I.C.E. in 1988.

I.C.E. released 107 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1980. I.C.E. was based in United States.

Other machines made by I.C.E. during the time period Power Surge was produced include: Chexx Hockey, Super Chexx Hockey, Full Court Frenzy, Super Kixx Dome Soccer, Carnival Crane, Hungry Hungry Hippos, Hitting Streak, and Plush Palace claw machine


Name Power Surge
Developer I.C.E. (United States)
Year 1988
Type Arcade
KLOV/MOG # 9114
Sub-Type Skill game
Class Wide Release
Genre Labyrinth/Maze
Conversion Class unique
# Simultaneous Players 1
# Maximum Players 2
Game Play Alternating
Control Panel Layout Single Player
  • Joystick: 4-way (up, down, left, right)
  • Buttons: 1 - Fire
Sound Amplified Mono (one channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard

Power Surge KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 3.78 (1 vote)

Fun Factor: 3.80

Overall Like 4.00
Fun (Social) 2.00
Fun (Solo) 4.00
Collector Desire 5.00

Technical Rating: 3.75

Gameplay 4.00
Graphics 3.00
Originality 5.00
Sound/Music 3.00

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.

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VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Power Surge Census

There are 14,945 members of the Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,544 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 165,331 machines (6,938 unique titles).

Very rare - There are no known instances of this game owned by one of our active members.

Wanted - No active members have added this machine to their wish list.

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EMI Filter To Interior Surge Strip Or Power Source On And Off Button

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2017 2 277.63 277.63
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