Museum of the Game ®

International Arcade Museum® — Killer List of Videogames®

Balloon Fight Balloon Fight - Japanese Logo - Katakana / Kanji

Balloon Fight - Cabinet - Video Game Marquee


Pop enemy baloons from above. Pop parachutes or kick enemies off platforms. Avoid lightning bolts.

Balloon Fight was produced by Nintendo in 1984.

Nintendo released 107 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1970. Nintendo was based in Japan.

Other machines made by Nintendo during the time period Balloon Fight was produced include: Mario Bros., Mario Bros. (PlayChoice), Tennis, Donkey Kong 3, Donkey Kong Junior, Golf, Baseball, Excitebike, Excitebike (PlayChoice), and Duck Hunt


Name Balloon Fight
Developer Nintendo (Japan)
Year 1984
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 7006
Class Wide Release
Genre Shooter
Conversion Class Nintendo PlayChoice
# Simultaneous Players 2
# Maximum Players 2
Game Play Competitive
Control Panel Layout Multiple Player
  • Joystick: 2-way (left, right)
  • Buttons: 2 - One Flap|Non-stop Flap
Sound Amplified Mono (one channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard

Game Introduction

Game play is very much in the vein of Joust.

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

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!

More pictures

VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Balloon Fight Census

There are 14,842 members of the Video Arcade Preservation Society / Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,508 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 164,933 machines (6,921 unique titles).

Uncommon - There are 19 known instances of this machine owned by Balloon Fight collectors who are active members. Of these, It is an original dedicated machine (not another machine converted with a kit). 18 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. There is one active VAPS member looking for a Balloon Fight circuit board set.

This game ranks a 8 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]

eBay Listings

Click to search eBay for Balloon Fight Videogame machines and related items.

Click to search eBay for Nintendo 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

Original Nintendo PlayChoice 10 Balloon Fight Cart 1984

Auction ends in: 2 days, 17 hours


VS. Balloon Fight Arcade P.C. Board PCB Working Perfectly From Japan

Auction ends in: 4 weeks, 15 hours


VS. Balloon Fight Arcade P.C. Board PCB Working Perfectly

Auction ends in: 1 week, 6 days


Balloon Fight Arcade Machine NEW Full Size Videogame machine GUSCADE

Auction ends in: 3 days, 21 hours



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