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Down Town - Cabinet - Video Game Marquee


Players control two public officials who wander their way through the violent city streets fighting gang members and corrupt cops. The whole gang is after you and the cops are on their side. The only hope to make Down Town a safe place again is to bring the boss to justice.

Down Town was produced by Romstar in 1989.

Romstar released 9 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1987. Romstar was based in United States.

Other machines made by Romstar during the time period Down Town was produced include: Sky Shark, Time Soldiers, Cal .50 - Caliber Fifty, Championship Bowling, Fire Shark, Skeet Shot, and Popshot!


Name Down Town
Developer Romstar (United States)
Year 1989
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 7630
Class Wide Release
Genre Scrolling Fighter
Conversion Class JAMMA
# Simultaneous Players 2
# Maximum Players 2
Game Play Joint
Control Panel Layout Multiple Player
  • Joystick: 8-way Rotary - LS-30 type
  • Buttons: 2 - PunchKick
Sound Amplified Mono (one channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard
Side Art Down Town Side Art Image

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The game was programmed and manufactured by Seta Corporation and licensed to ROMSTAR for US distribution.

VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Down Town Census

There are 14,842 members of the Video Arcade Preservation Society / Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,508 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 164,933 machines (6,921 unique titles).

Common - There are 27 known instances of this machine owned by Down Town collectors who are active members. Of these, It is an original dedicated machine. 3 of them are conversions in which game circuit boards (and possibly cabinet graphics) have been placed in (and on) another game cabinet. 22 of them are only circuit boards which a collector could put into a generic case if desired.

For Sale - There are 2 active VAPS members with a Down Town machines for sale.

Wanted - There is one active VAPS member currently looking for Down Town. There is one active VAPS member looking for a Down Town circuit board set.

This game ranks a 4 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.

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