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Cyber Sled Cyber Sled - Japanese Logo - Katakana / Kanji

Cyber Sled - Cabinet - Video Game Marquee


Piloting a colorful tank that slides over the surface like a "Sled" in an arena of the future, the pilots fight for prestige and glory. Ending the game (either by winning or being eliminated) gives the player a rank and a letter grade to show how good you really are.

Cyber Sled was produced by Namco in 1993.

Namco released 310 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1977. Namco was based in Japan.

Other machines made by Namco during the time period Cyber Sled was produced include: Cracky Crab, Air Combat, Suzuka 8 Hours, Super World Stadium '92 (Gekitouban), Super World Stadium '92, Emeraldia, Final Lap R, Great Sluggers, Knuckle Heads, and Lucky & Wild


Name Cyber Sled
Developer Namco (Japan)
Year 1993
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 7466
Class Wide Release
Genre Shooter
Conversion Class unique
# Simultaneous Players 2
# Maximum Players 2
Game Play Competitive
Control Panel Layout Multiple Player
  • Joystick: Analog with trigger and thumb button
  • Joystick: Analog with trigger and thumb button
  • Buttons: 1 - Viewpoint
Sound Special Sound System
Contains special sound amp that drives front
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard
Bezel Cyber Sled Bezel Image

Game Introduction

Namco's updated version of the classic Battlezone game with living opponents! From the Namco supplied information:It is the year 2067. Huge cities have been built with the stench of progress and decay. A violent fighting game grows with unprecedented popularity. The tank duels are cold-hearted death matches that whip audiences into a frenzy of much needed enthusiasm and excitement. All contestants strive for the same goal ... To win the tournament and collect it's massive prize.

Choosing one of several distinctive "contestants," each with his/her own distinctive 'sled, you try to convince the competition (by using rockets and machine guns against them) to allow you to have the ultimate prize.

Game Play

Players drive around a city-like arena, shooting at the opposing player and picking up power-ups along the way (more missiles, special radar, shield recharges, etc.). Some buildings can only take a small amount of damage before being destroyed. If you shoot your guns too long, they overheat and you can't use them until they cool down. If you shoot all your missiles you need to find a powerup to get more. Learning to circle (move sideways left or right to keep your guns pointed at the enemy) is essential to succeed at the game.

Cyber Sled KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 2.60 (3 votes)

Fun Factor: 2.47

Overall Like 2.33
Fun (Social) 4.00
Fun (Solo) 1.67
Collector Desire 1.00

Technical Rating: 2.75

Gameplay 3.33
Graphics 3.67
Originality 1.67
Sound/Music 2.33

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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A few of the early cabinets brought to America after the game was released in Japan have bizzare and humorous changes to the storyline text, mostly in the form of bad grammer.

Cabinet Information

Cyber Sled was only released as a dedicated two-player sit-down cabinet. The plastic mouldings around the screens and the twin joysticks give the illusion of piloting a futuristic tank. The player-one position is all blue, and the player-two position is all red. Unlike later sit-down style "driving" cabinets, the seats are not adjustable.

VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Cyber Sled Census

There are 14,908 members of the Video Arcade Preservation Society / Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,530 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 165,187 machines (6,929 unique titles).

Common - There are 27 known instances of this machine owned by Cyber Sled collectors who are active members. Of these, 22 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 are 6 active VAPS members with a Cyber Sled machines for sale. There is one active VAPS member with an extra Cyber Sled circuit board for sale.

Wanted - There are 2 active VAPS members currently looking for Cyber Sled.

This game ranks a 8 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]



Although released only as a dedicated two-player cabinet, the game can be run as a single player game with only one board set connected to the wiring harness. Doing so of course removes the "head-to-head" aspect of the game.

Because of the large number of polygons in the game and the processing power required, the game also requires cooling fans to blow across the game boards. Without these, the game will freeze up, or cease functioning completely. Although the dedicated game ships with two fans per boardset, the game seems to function okay with only one.


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