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Final Blow Final Blow - Japanese Logo - Katakana / Kanji

Final Blow - Cabinet - Video Game Marquee


In this boxing game, you get to choose to be one of five boxers: Dynamite Joe, Fernando Gomez, Kim Nang, King Jason or The Detroit Kid. After you have selected a boxer, you must fight the other four in four respective matches. Beat them all and you will become the champion.

Final Blow was produced by Taito in 1988.

Taito released 486 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 Final Blow was produced include: Tokusyu Butai UAG, Full Throttle, Contintental Circuit, Exzisus, Wardner No Mori, Bonze Adventure, Chase H.Q., Chuka Taisen, Cloud Master, and Fighting Hawk


Name Final Blow
Developer Taito (Japan)
Year 1988
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 7791
Class Wide Release
Genre Sports
Conversion Class JAMMA
Dipswitch Settings

Final Blow Dipswitch Settings (user contributed)

# Simultaneous Players 2
# Maximum Players 2
Game Play Competitive
Control Panel Layout Multiple Player
  • Joystick: 8-way
  • Buttons: 3 - Weak/StrongMedium/StrongDuck
Sound Amplified Mono (one channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard
Side Art Final Blow Side Art Image

Game Introduction

Each character has a different nickname: Dynamite Joe, The Miracle Man Fernando Gomez, The South American Eagle Kim Nang, The Korean Comet King Jason, The Black King and The Detroit Kid, The Invincible Black Panther.

Final Blow KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 0.00 (0 votes)

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The Sega Genesis port-over was released as James 'Buster' Douglas' Knockout Boxing in 1990, and it added the real-life then-world heavyweight champion James "Buster" Douglas and a new character Iron Head a masked boxer to the fighter lineup.


Licensed to Romstar for US distribution.

VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Final Blow Census

There are 14,834 members of the Video Arcade Preservation Society / Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,506 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 164,890 machines (6,918 unique titles).

Common - There are 37 known instances of this machine owned by Final Blow collectors who are active members. Of these, 8 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. 28 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 Final Blow machines for sale. There are 2 active VAPS members with a Final Blow circuit boards for sale.

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

This game ranks a 11 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]



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Flyer ROMSTAR FINAL BLOW Video Game advertisement original see pic

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