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Bega's Battle Bega's Battle - Japanese Logo - Katakana / Kanji

Bega's Battle - Cabinet - Video Game Marquee


An animated laserdisc game where you play Bega, a cybernetic hero who must save the Earth from destruction by defeating Varge and his evil alien forces. Bega is occasionally assisted by allies Luna, Jobe and Sony at certain parts of the game.

Bega's Battle was produced by Data East in 1983.

Data East released 174 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1979. Data East was based in Japan.

Other machines made by Data East during the time period Bega's Battle was produced include: Angler Dangler, Bump 'n' Jump DECO, Mission-X, Disco No. 1, Fishing, Cluster Buster, Night Star, Boomer Rang'r, Rootin' Tootin', and Super Doubles Tennis


Name Bega's Battle
Developer Data East (Japan)
Year 1983
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 7089
Class Wide Release
Genre Scrolling Fighter
Conversion Class unique
External Device LDP - Sony LDP-1000A
# Simultaneous Players 1
# Maximum Players 2
Game Play Alternating
Control Panel Layout Single Player
  • Joystick: 8-way with button - Fire
  • Buttons: 2 - TeleportShield
Sound Amplified Either (Mono or Stereo)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard
Control Panel Bega's Battle Control Panel Image
Side Art Bega's Battle Side Art Image

Bega's Battle KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 1.39 (1 vote)

Fun Factor: 1.75

Overall Like 1.00
Fun (Social) -1.00
Fun (Solo) 1.00
Collector Desire 5.00

Technical Rating: 1.00

Gameplay 1.00
Graphics 2.00
Originality 1.00
Sound/Music -1.00

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.

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The character designs were done by Katsuhiro Otomo, creator of the anime and manga classic IAkiraI.


Known in Japan as IHarmageddon Genma TaisenI, the game is based on the movie of the same name.

VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Bega's Battle Census

There are 14,908 members of the Video Arcade Preservation Society / Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,530 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 165,187 machines (6,929 unique titles).

Uncommon - There are 10 known instances of this machine owned by Bega's Battle collectors who are active members. Of these, 8 of them are original dedicated machines. 2 of them are only circuit boards which a collector could put into a generic case if desired.

Wanted - There is one active VAPS member currently looking for Bega's Battle.

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.

This game ranks a 2 on a scale out of 100 (100 = most often seen, 1=least common) in popularity based on census want list records.

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



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