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Cosmic Monsters Cosmic Monsters - Japanese Logo - Katakana / Kanji

Cosmic Monsters - Cabinet - Video Game Marquee

Description

A clone of the classic invading space aliens game.

Cosmic Monsters was produced by Universal in 1979.

Universal released 52 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1977. Universal was based in Japan.

Other machines made by Universal during the time period Cosmic Monsters was produced include: Computer - R3, Star Rub, Shark Treasure, Hercules, Circus Circus, Alien Invader, Cosmic Guerilla, Harem Cat, Get A Way, and Limbo

Specs

Name Cosmic Monsters
Developer Universal (Japan)
Year 1979
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 7403
Class Wide Release
Genre Space
Monitor
Conversion Class unique
# Simultaneous Players 1
# Maximum Players 2
Game Play Alternating
Control Panel Layout Single Player
Controls
  • Joystick: 2-way (left, right)
  • Buttons: 1 - Fire
Sound Amplified Mono (one channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard
  • Cocktail
Instructions Cosmic Monsters Instructions Image

Cosmic Monsters KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 0.00 (0 votes)

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VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Cosmic Monsters Census

There are 14,748 members of the Video Arcade Preservation Society / Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,472 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 164,455 machines (6,894 unique titles).

Uncommon - There are 11 known instances of this machine owned by Cosmic Monsters collectors who are active members. Of these, 6 of them are original dedicated machines. 5 of them are only circuit boards which a collector could put into a generic case if desired.

For Sale - There is one active VAPS member with a Cosmic Monsters machine for sale. There is one active VAPS member with an extra Cosmic Monsters circuit board for sale.

Wanted - There is one active VAPS member currently looking for Cosmic Monsters.

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.

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  1. 3D Model (External): Upright

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