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Battle Circuit Battle Circuit - Japanese Logo - Katakana / Kanji

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A four-player simultaneous side-scrolling fighter. Collect coins in each level to purchase new moves.

Battle Circuit was produced by Capcom in 1997.

Capcom released 228 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1984. Capcom was based in Japan.

Other machines made by Capcom during the time period Battle Circuit was produced include: Star Gladiator, Rockman 2: The Power Fighters, Quiz Nanairo Dreams: Nijiirochou No Kiseki, Dungeons Dragons: Shadow Over Mystara, CP System III, Street Fighter III - New Generation, Pocket Fighter, Marvel Super Heroes Vs. Street Fighter, Red Earth, and Vampire Hunter 2

Battle Circuit
Battle Circuit


Name Battle Circuit
Developer Capcom (Japan)
Year 1997
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 7038
Class Wide Release
Genre Scrolling Fighter
Conversion Class Capcom CPS II JAMMA
# Simultaneous Players 4
# Maximum Players 4
Game Play Joint
Control Panel Layout Multiple Player
  • Joystick: 8-way
  • Buttons: 2 - AttackJump
Sound Capcom Q-Sound - Amplified Stereo
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard
PCB Battle Circuit PCB Image

Game Introduction

Battle Circuit is the last of the Capcom 2-D "beat-em-up" side-scroller games. This game is unique in that characters could collect coins and buy upgrades for existing moves after each level. The campy presentation and wacky character designs appear to be inspired by classic Silver Age comic books.

Game Play

If players achieve a high enough score at the end of the game, they are given a choice whether they wish to fight a secret boss character. If players choose NO they will get one ending, and if they choose YES and beat the boss they get a slightly different ending.

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

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VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Battle Circuit 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 164,944 machines (6,921 unique titles).

Common - There are 23 known instances of this machine owned by Battle Circuit collectors who are active members. Of these, One is a conversion in which game circuit boards (and possibly cabinet graphics) have been placed in (and on) another game cabinet. 22 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 are 4 active VAPS members looking for Battle Circuit boards sets.

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]



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