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Beast Busters Beast Busters - Japanese Logo - Katakana / Kanji

Beast Busters - Cabinet - Video Game Marquee


A shooting game where up to three players journey through a haunted city using machine guns to fight against an entire host of monsters including zombies, mutants and vermin.

Beast Busters was produced by SNK in 1990.

SNK released 183 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1978. SNK was based in Japan.

Other machines made by SNK during the time period Beast Busters was produced include: Next Space, The, Prehistoric Isle In 1930, Genshi-Tou 1930's, Ikari III: The Rescue, Neo Geo MVS, Cyber-Lip, Baseball Stars Professional, League Bowling, Magician Lord, and Crossed Swords


Name Beast Busters
Developer SNK (Japan)
Year 1990
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 7063
Class Wide Release
Genre Shooter
Conversion Class unique
# Simultaneous Players 3
# Maximum Players 3
Game Play Joint
Control Panel Layout Multiple Player
  • Gun: Positional with trigger and two buttons - Fire|Grenade/Missle
Sound Amplified Stereo (two channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard

Game Introduction

The game has three different player-selectable characters: Johnny Justice, Sammy Stately and Paul Patriot.

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

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VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Beast Busters Census

There are 14,850 members of the Video Arcade Preservation Society / Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,512 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 164,983 machines (6,922 unique titles).

Common - There are 25 known instances of this machine owned by Beast Busters collectors who are active members. Of these, 16 of them are original dedicated machines. 9 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 Beast Busters machines for sale.

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

This game ranks a 6 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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Beast Busters Arcade Marquee 26" x 8"

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