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Aliens - Cabinet - Video Game Marquee


This game is based upon the movie "Aliens". You and your partner go and shoot as many aliens as possible in this side-scroller.

Aliens was produced by Konami in 1990.

Konami released 434 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1978. Konami was based in Japan.

Other machines made by Konami during the time period Aliens was produced include: Kyuukouka Bakugekitai, Cosmic Wars, Main Stadium, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Teenage Mutant Hero Turtles - Style 2, Golfing Greats, Lightning Fighters, Over Drive, Parodius Da, and Punk Shot


Name Aliens
Developer Konami (Japan)
Year 1990
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 6859
Class Wide Release
Genre Scrolling Fighter
Conversion Class JAMMA
Dipswitch Settings

Aliens Dipswitch Settings (user contributed)

# Simultaneous Players 2
# Maximum Players 2
Game Play Joint
Control Panel Layout Multiple Player
  • Joystick: 8-way
  • Buttons: 2 - FireJump
Sound Amplified Mono (one channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard

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Game Play

You and your partner must shoot all the attacking aliens as you progress throughout the many levels of the game. The joystick controls the player movement while the buttons let you shoot from either a standing or crouched position.

Aliens KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 3.68 (5 votes)

Fun Factor: 3.67

Overall Like 4.50
Fun (Social) 3.00
Fun (Solo) 3.80
Collector Desire 3.00

Technical Rating: 4.38

Gameplay 4.75
Graphics 4.25
Originality 4.00
Sound/Music 4.50

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 Aliens Census

There are 14,836 members of the Video Arcade Preservation Society / Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,506 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 164,889 machines (6,918 unique titles).

Very Common - There are 146 known instances of this machine owned by Aliens collectors who are active members. Of these, 17 of them are original dedicated machines. 20 of them are conversions in which game circuit boards (and possibly cabinet graphics) have been placed in (and on) another game cabinet. 109 of them are only circuit boards which a collector could put into a generic case if desired.

For Sale - There are 2 active VAPS members with a Aliens machines for sale. There are 8 active VAPS members with a Aliens circuit boards for sale.

Wanted - There are 2 active VAPS members currently looking for Aliens. There are 2 active VAPS members looking for Aliens boards sets.

This game ranks a 41 on a scale out of 100 (100 = most often seen, 1=least common) in popularity based on census ownership records.

This game ranks a 8 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]



Foto-Finder® (Books)

  1. The Encyclopedia of Arcade Video Games Kurtz (ISBN 0764319256) Page: 217; Color photo Price guide: No
  2. Encyclopedia of Arcade Video Games Kurtz (ISBN 0764319256) Page: 217; Color photo

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2017 2 295.00 295.00
All Years 2 295.00 295.00


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