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Barracuda Barracuda - Japanese Logo - Katakana / Kanji

Barracuda - Cabinet - Video Game Marquee


You control a red piranha with your 4-way joystick eating all the dots on the screen while avoiding four squids that are after you. The four corners each have a "energizer pellet" that, once eaten, allows you to attack and eat the squid who were chasing you. Clearing all edible objects from the screen advances you to the next screen.

Barracuda was produced by Coinex in 1981.

Coinex released 3 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1945. Coinex was based in United States.

Other machines made by Coinex during the time period Barracuda was produced include: Flash Hockey, and Rifle Range


Name Barracuda
Developer Coinex (United States)
Year 1981
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 7015
Class Wide Release
Genre Labyrinth/Maze
Conversion Class Namco Galaxian
# Simultaneous Players 1
# Maximum Players 2
Game Play Alternating
Control Panel Layout Single Player
Sound Amplified Mono (one channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard

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

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COPY OF: Piranha

VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Barracuda Census

There are 14,845 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 164,944 machines (6,921 unique titles).

Very rare - There is one known instance of this machine owned by an active member Barracuda collector. It is a set of 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.

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