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Bouncer Bouncer - Japanese Logo - Katakana / Kanji

Bouncer - Cabinet - Video Game Marquee


The player controls a "Mr. Clean"-looking nightclub bouncer who must maintain order by throwing out unruly customers while keeping the other patrons happy until they leave. The name of the club is The Ritz.

Bouncer was produced by Entertainment Sciences in 1984.

Entertainment Sciences released 2 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1984. Entertainment Sciences was based in United States.

Other machines made by Entertainment Sciences during the time period Bouncer was produced include: Turbo Sub


Name Bouncer
Developer Entertainment Sciences (United States)
Year 1984
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 7201
Class Wide Release
Genre Platform
Conversion Class unique
# Simultaneous Players 1
# Maximum Players 2
Game Play Alternating
Control Panel Layout Single Player
  • Trackball: Special - Contols Bouncer
Sound Amplified Either (Mono or Stereo)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard
Control Panel Bouncer Control Panel Image

Game Introduction

This was one of the two games created by Entertainment Sciences. Besides the bouncer who you control, there are a few other characters in this game like a bartender and a waitress who are your friends in the business. There are drunks, fat slobs and pranksters, the antagonists, and the people who are good customers whom you must constantly cater to throughout the game.

The object of the game is to dispose of the customers who are giving the nightclub trouble while making sure the other customers leave The Ritz happy. The game has very intelligent animation and unique storylines.

Bouncer KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 4.45 (2 votes)

Fun Factor: 3.00

Overall Like 2.00
Fun (Social) 2.00
Fun (Solo) 2.00
Collector Desire 5.00

Technical Rating: 4.83

Gameplay 2.00
Graphics 5.00
Originality 5.00
Sound/Music 5.00

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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Bouncer was seen in the low budget martial arts film Ninja 3: The Domination. The game is in the main character's apartment and she is seen playing it. The main character becomes possessed by the spirit of a ninja, and as he overtakes her body, the arcade cabinet begins to bellow out smoke and hypnotizes her with a little laser show from the screen.

VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Bouncer Census

There are 14,825 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 164,875 machines (6,918 unique titles).

Very rare - There are no known instances of this game owned by one of our active members.

Wanted - There are 5 active VAPS members currently looking for Bouncer. There is one active VAPS member looking for a Bouncer circuit board set.

This game ranks a 7 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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