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California Speed California Speed - Japanese Logo - Katakana / Kanji

California Speed - Cabinet - Video Game Marquee

Description

A driving game where you try to navigate different unique tracks to beat other opponents.

California Speed was produced by Atari Games in 1998.

Atari Games released 88 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1984. Atari Games was based in United States.

Other machines made by Atari Games during the time period California Speed was produced include: Maximum Force, San Francisco Rush The Rock - Alcatraz Edition, Primal Rage II, Freeze, Beavis And Butt-Head, Area 51/Maximum Force Duo, Area 51: Site 4, Gauntlet Legends, Vapor TRX, and Road Burners

Specs

Name California Speed
Developer Atari Games (United States)
Year 1998
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 7260
Class Wide Release
Genre Racing
Monitor
Conversion Class JAMMA
External Device HDD
# Simultaneous Players 1
# Maximum Players 4
Game Play Alternating
Control Panel Layout Single Player
Controls
  • Steering: Wheel with Force Feedback
  • Shifter: 4-position (1/2/3/4)
  • Pedals: 2
Sound Amplified Stereo with Subwoofer (three channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Environmental/Cockpit - sit down/cockpit
  • Environmental/Cockpit
Control Panel California Speed Control Panel Image

Game Introduction

This is a racing game that takes place in various courses through out the state of California. Focus is on 'arcade' style racing versus simulation of any kind. Gun the accelerator to win!

California Speed KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 3.44 (5 votes)

Fun Factor: 4.10

Overall Like 4.25
Fun (Social) 4.25
Fun (Solo) 4.25
Collector Desire 3.50

Technical Rating: 3.40

Gameplay 3.60
Graphics 4.50
Originality 3.50
Sound/Music 3.75

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 sit-down cabinet uses a 25-inch monitor.

VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op California Speed Census

There are 14,954 members of the Video Arcade Preservation Society / Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,548 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 165,359 machines (6,938 unique titles).

Very Common - There are 81 known instances of this machine owned by California Speed collectors who are active members. Of these, 65 of them are original dedicated machines. 2 of them are conversions in which game circuit boards (and possibly cabinet graphics) have been placed in (and on) another game cabinet. 14 of them are only circuit boards which a collector could put into a generic case if desired.

For Sale - There are 11 active VAPS members with a California Speed machines for sale.

Wanted - There are 3 active VAPS members currently looking for California Speed.

This game ranks a 11 on a scale out of 100 (100 = most often seen, 1=least common) in popularity based on census ownership records.

This game ranks a 3 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]

Flyers

Technical

The game uses the 3DFx Video MIPS CPU.

Manuals

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California Speed Arcade Marquee Header/Backlit Sign

Auction ends in: 4 weeks, 8 hours

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$15.75

California Speed Arcade Back Seat Sticker Atari

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$30.00

California Speed Arcade Marquee 28.5" x 9.2"

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$24.95

CALIFORNIA SPEED ATARI REPLACEMENT HARD DRIVE FOR ARCADE GAME TESTED WORKING

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$34.95

CALIFORNIA SPEED COMPACT FLASH CARD WARRANTY

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$40.00

Atari California Speed Arcade Manual (SEE PHOTOS)

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$4.99

Original 11-8 1/4” California Speed Atari Arcade Video GAME FLYER

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FixedPrice
$3.49

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Auctions Recap

Year Count Median $ Average $
2015 8 115.00 150.94
2016 13 115.00 126.06
2017 7 59.00 62.89
2018 2 147.50 147.50
All Years 30 115.00 119.38

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