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Blue Shark Blue Shark - Japanese Logo - Katakana / Kanji

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Description

An undersea shooting game where the player uses a mounted spear gun to kill sea creatures that move across the screen. Shoot the sharks, swordfish and octopuses but try not to hit any of the skindivers.

Blue Shark was produced by Midway Manufacturing Co. in 1978.

Midway Manufacturing Co. released 133 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1959. Midway Manufacturing Co. was based in United States.

Other machines made by Midway Manufacturing Co. during the time period Blue Shark was produced include: Boot Hill, Checkmate, Desert Gun, Double Play, Guided Missile, Rotation VIII, Extra Inning, Sea Wolf II, Clowns, and Dog Patch

Specs

Name Blue Shark
Developer Midway Manufacturing Co. (United States)
Year 1978
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 7173
Class Wide Release
Genre Shooter
Monitor
Conversion Class unique
# Simultaneous Players 1
# Maximum Players 1
Game Play Single
Control Panel Layout Single Player
Controls
  • Gun: Positional with trigger
Sound Amplified Mono (one channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard
Bezel Blue Shark Bezel Image

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

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VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Blue Shark Census

There are 14,830 members of the Video Arcade Preservation Society / Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,504 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 164,883 machines (6,918 unique titles).

Uncommon - There are 12 known instances of this machine owned by Blue Shark collectors who are active members. Of these, 12 of them are original dedicated machines.

Wanted - There are 7 active VAPS members currently looking for Blue Shark.

This game ranks a 4 on a scale out of 100 (100 = most often seen, 1=least common) in popularity based on census ownership records.

This game ranks a 12 on a scale out of 100 (100 = most often seen, 1=least common) in popularity based on census want list records.

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Foto-Finder® (Books)

  1. The Encyclopedia of Arcade Video Games Kurtz (ISBN 0764319256) Page: 74; Color photo Price guide: No
  2. Encyclopedia of Arcade Video Games Kurtz (ISBN 0764319256) Page: 74; Color photo

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