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Cruis'n World Cruis'n World - Japanese Logo - Katakana / Kanji

Cruis'n World - Cabinet - Video Game Marquee


A cool driving game where you select from many different cars to compete in a global auto race.

Cruis'n World was produced by Midway Games in 1996.

Midway Games released 53 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1972. Midway Games was based in United States.

Other machines made by Midway Games during the time period Cruis'n World was produced include: 2 On 2 Open Ice Challenge, Mortal Kombat 3, Ultimate Mortal Kombat 3, WWF Wrestle Mania, Cruis'n USA, War Gods, Touch Master 2000 Plus, NBA Maximum Hangtime, NBA Hangtime, and Killer Instinct 2


Name Cruis'n World
Developer Midway Games (United States)
Year 1996
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 7451
Class Wide Release
Genre Racing
Conversion Class JAMMA
# Simultaneous Players 4
# Maximum Players 4
Game Play Competitive
Control Panel Layout Multiple Player
  • Steering
  • Shifter: 4-position (1/2/3/4)
  • Pedals: 2 - BrakeAccelerator
Sound Midway Digital Compression System (DCS) - Amplified Mono
Cabinet Styles
  • Environmental/Cockpit
  • Upright/Standard
  • Deluxe/Themed (non-motion)

Game Play

Many more new cars await you as well as many new locales. Free games are awarded for winning each race. Perform certain tricks to get time bonuses. The world tour will take you around the world and back. There are on over four different continents. Go full speed in locations such as New York City, Hawaii, Japan, Russia, China, Africa, Australia, and more. Fans of the previous game will enjoy what this game has to offer. Secret cars and tracks can be unlocked using the various view buttons.A helpful hint to remember is to know what side of the road cars travel. This will help you to know what side of the road to drive on to avoid hitting oncoming traffic head-on.

Cruis'n World KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 2.79 (3 votes)

Fun Factor: 4.00

Overall Like 4.00
Fun (Social) 4.50
Fun (Solo) 4.00
Collector Desire 3.50

Technical Rating: 2.58

Gameplay 4.00
Graphics 2.67
Originality 3.00
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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Cheats, Tricks, Bugs, and Easter Eggs

Holding down the different View buttons allows you to choose alternate vehicles, or change the color of the vehicle you have chosen. Make sure to make your choice before the timer runs out.



LICENSOR: Nintendo
DEVELOPER: Midway and members of the Cruis'n USA team.

There is a video clip at the end making a joke about Ex-President Clinton, and is followed by the credits and programmer pics. The joke takes place at the White House in USA, on the Moon in World, and on Mars for Exotica.

VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Cruis'n World Census

There are 14,911 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 191 known instances of this machine owned by Cruis'n World collectors who are active members. Of these, 164 of them are original dedicated machines. 14 of them are conversions in which game circuit boards (and possibly cabinet graphics) have been placed in (and on) another game cabinet. 12 of them are only circuit boards which a collector could put into a generic case if desired.

For Sale - There are 14 active VAPS members with a Cruis'n World machines for sale. There is one active VAPS member with an extra Cruis'n World circuit board for sale.

Wanted - There are 3 active VAPS members currently looking for Cruis'n World.

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.

This game ranks a 5 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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There may have been a hard drive used in this game since the game's boot-up routine uses FTP.


  1. Cruis'n USA
  2. Cruis'n World
  3. Cruis'n Exotica


Additional References (logged in members often see more)

  1. 3D Model (External): Sit-down

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This game is available at the following public arcades, bars or museums:

Name Location State Country Details Check-ins
Bartari 101 Adams Ave, Scranton Pennsylvania United States Arcade Bar (Classic Videogame and Pinball)
Children: Only in daytime
Focus: Classic & Modern Games
Food: Yes
Alcohol: Yes
Payment Method: Coins

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Cruis’n World Sit-Down Arcade Game

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Cruis'n (Cruisin) World Arcade Marquee/Sign (30.25" x 9.25")

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Cruis'n (Cruisin) World Arcade Marquee/Sign (Dedicated 29"x 9")

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CRUISIN WORLD (2) Sit Down Arcade Driving Racing Video Game Machine Cruisn

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Cruisin (Cruis'n) World Arcade Marquee 30.25"x9.25"

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Auction Results

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Auctions Recap

Year Count Median $ Average $
2015 23 115.00 148.75
2016 32 143.75 159.02
2017 31 86.25 114.58
2018 12 118.00 128.33
All Years 98 115.00 138.79


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