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Fighter's History Fighter's History - Japanese Logo - Katakana / Kanji

Fighter's History - Cabinet - Video Game Marquee


Players choose one of eight international fighters and compete to be the best in the world.

Fighter's History was produced by Data East in 1993.

Data East released 174 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1979. Data East was based in Japan.

Other machines made by Data East during the time period Fighter's History was produced include: Diet Go Go, Michael Jordan, Boogie Wings, Dragon Gun, Dark Seal 2, Tales From the Crypt, Night Slashers, Spinmaster, Heavy Smash - The Future Sports, and Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle and Friends


Name Fighter's History
Developer Data East (Japan)
Year 1993
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 7777
Class Wide Release
Genre Fighting
Conversion Class JAMMA
# Simultaneous Players 2
# Maximum Players 2
Game Play Competitive
Control Panel Layout Multiple Player
  • Joystick: 8-way
  • Buttons: 6 - Punch HighPunch MediumPunch LowKick HighKick MediumKick Low
Sound Amplified Mono (one channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard
Instructions Fighter's History Instructions Image
Control Panel Fighter's History Control Panel Image
PCB Fighter's History PCB Image

Game Introduction

Players choose from six male and two martial arts fighters, each with their own unique style. The fighters travel around the world and battle in one-on-one, hand-to-hand tournaments to determine who is the best.

Game Play

Fighters travel from city to city challenging other martial artists in a "best two out of three" round fight. Each fighter has an assortment of special power moves and occasionally items in the background may be destroyed by the combat.

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The game was apparently so similar to Capcom's Street Fighter II - The World Warrior series that Capcom sued for copyright infringement. However, Capcom lost the suit.


This game was Data East's answer to Capcom's Street Fighter II - The World Warrior series of games.

VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Fighter's History Census

There are 14,958 members of the Video Arcade Preservation Society / Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,547 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 165,359 machines (6,939 unique titles).

Very Common - There are 60 known instances of this machine owned by Fighter's History collectors who are active members. Of these, 5 of them are original dedicated machines. One is a conversion in which game circuit boards (and possibly cabinet graphics) have been placed in (and on) another game cabinet. 52 of them are only circuit boards which a collector could put into a generic case if desired.

For Sale - There are 3 active VAPS members with a Fighter's History machines for sale. There are 4 active VAPS members with a Fighter's History circuit boards for sale.

Wanted - No active members have added this machine to their wish list.

This game ranks a 18 on a scale out of 100 (100 = most often seen, 1=least common) in popularity based on census ownership records.

Rarity and Popularity independently are not necessarily indications of value. [More Information]



There is no sound pot on the board. All the volume adjustments are made from the setup screens which are activated by toggling the test switch inside the cabinet.


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