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Bucky O'Hare Bucky O'Hare - Japanese Logo - Katakana / Kanji

Bucky O'Hare - Cabinet - Video Game Marquee


A simple 2-D scrolling shooter where you walk, fly or drive through various waves of animated cannon-fodder animals.

Bucky O'Hare was produced by Konami in 1992.

Konami released 434 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1978. Konami was based in Japan.

Other machines made by Konami during the time period Bucky O'Hare was produced include: Tsurikko Penta, Slime Kun, Mario Roulette, Xexex, Vendetta, Asterix, Escape Kids, G.I. Joe, Hexion, and Legends Of The Mystical Ninja, The


Name Bucky O'Hare
Developer Konami (Japan)
Year 1992
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 7228
Class Wide Release
Genre Scrolling Fighter
Conversion Class JAMMA
# Simultaneous Players 4
# Maximum Players 4
Game Play Joint
Control Panel Layout Multiple Player
  • Buttons: 3 - Gun|Jump|Bomb
  • Joystick: 8-way
Sound Amplified Stereo (two channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard

Game Introduction

Based on the popular children's animated TV series, you take control of one of the four main characters as you battle your way through eight enemy packed levels to save the "Aniverse".

Game Play

The players blast away at more or less everything that moves, destroying waves of colourfully animated Toad characters. There are multiple level bosses, including Alligators, machines, space ships and a few other surprises that help make this a pretty good and challenging game.

Bucky O'Hare KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 3.26 (5 votes)

Fun Factor: 3.24

Overall Like 3.40
Fun (Social) 4.00
Fun (Solo) 2.80
Collector Desire 3.25

Technical Rating: 3.25

Gameplay 3.60
Graphics 3.80
Originality 2.60
Sound/Music 3.00

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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Cabinet Information

The British cabinet is the same as that of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles four-player game.

VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Bucky O'Hare Census

There are 14,912 members of the Video Arcade Preservation Society / Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,532 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 165,200 machines (6,928 unique titles).

Very Common - There are 64 known instances of this machine owned by Bucky O'Hare collectors who are active members. Of these, 3 of them are original dedicated machines. 4 of them are conversions in which game circuit boards (and possibly cabinet graphics) have been placed in (and on) another game cabinet. 57 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 Bucky O'Hare machines for sale. There are 2 active VAPS members with a Bucky O'Hare circuit boards for sale.

Wanted - No active members have added this machine to their wish list. There are 6 active VAPS members looking for Bucky O'Hare boards sets.

This game ranks a 16 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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