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Ambush Ambush - Japanese Logo - Katakana / Kanji

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A spaceship must attempt to take off by repeatedly pressing left and right. Then it must attempt to fight off enemy spaceships.

Ambush was produced by Nippon in 1983.

Nippon released only 1 machine in our database under this trade name. Nippon was based in United States.

Other machines made by Nippon during the time period Ambush was produced include:


Name Ambush
Developer Nippon (United States)
Year 1983
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 6878
Class Wide Release
Genre Shooter
Conversion Class unique
Game Specific Ambush Pinout
Dipswitch Settings

Ambush Dipswitch Settings (user contributed)

# Simultaneous Players 1
# Maximum Players 2
Game Play Alternating
Control Panel Layout Single Player
  • Buttons: 2
Sound Amplified Stereo (two channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard

Ambush KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 0.00 (0 votes)

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VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Ambush Census

There are 14,898 members of the Video Arcade Preservation Society / Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,529 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 165,153 machines (6,928 unique titles).

Uncommon - There are 14 known instances of this machine owned by Ambush collectors who are active members. Of these, 14 of them are only circuit boards which a collector could put into a generic case if desired.

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

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

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


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