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Description

One or two players control a spaceship as the background scrolls away to the left. The game features bosses patterned after marine critters, a terrific stereo soundtrack, and three monitors aligned left-to-right.

Darius II was produced by Taito in 1989.

Taito released 487 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1967. Taito was based in Japan.

Other machines made by Taito during the time period Darius II was produced include: Recordbreaker, Jigoku Meguri, Continental Circus, Kurikinton, Top Shooter, Asuka & Asuka, Battle Shark, Cadash, Cameltry, and Champion Wrestler

Specs

Name Darius II
Developer Taito (Japan)
Year 1989
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 7516
Class Wide Release
Genre Shooter
Monitor
Conversion Class unique
# Simultaneous Players 2
# Maximum Players 2
Game Play Joint
Control Panel Layout Multiple Player
Controls
  • Joystick: 8-way
  • Buttons: 2 - Fire|Bomb
Sound Amplified Stereo (two channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard

Darius II KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 0.00 (0 votes)

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Miscellaneous

The US version of this game is known as Sagaia.

VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Darius II Census

There are 14,754 members of the Video Arcade Preservation Society / Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,474 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 164,463 machines (6,895 unique titles).

Uncommon - There are 6 known instances of this machine owned by Darius II collectors who are active members. Of these, One is a conversion in which game circuit boards (and possibly cabinet graphics) have been placed in (and on) another game cabinet. 5 of them are only circuit boards which a collector could put into a generic case if desired.

Wanted - There are 4 active VAPS members currently looking for Darius II.

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

This game ranks a 7 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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Technical

This game is played on mulitple horizontally-oriented, 13-inch diagonal color monitors aligned straight across (so it's quite wide and HEAVY). The monitors are mounted with two of them facing upwards and the other facing the player. A half-reflecting mirror is used to align the images with an inch or two of overlap. Two versions of this game were made: The more common three screen version (like the original Darius), and a harder to find two screen version.

Legacy

  1. Darius
  2. Darius II
  3. Darius Gaiden
  4. G Darius

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Darius II (Sagaia) Arcade PCB 2 Screen Version

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