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Finest Hour Finest Hour - Japanese Logo - Katakana / Kanji

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Description

You play a battle mech that must shoot whatever moves.

Finest Hour was produced by Namco in 1989.

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 Finest Hour was produced include: Baraduke II - Bakutotsu Kijyutei, World Stadium, World Court, Winning Run, Splatterhouse, Blast Off, Burning Force, Dangerous Seed, Dirt Fox, and Four Trax

Specs

Name Finest Hour
Developer Namco (Japan)
Year 1989
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 7805
Class Wide Release
Genre Adventure
Monitor
Conversion Class Namco System 2 JAMMA
# Simultaneous Players 1
# Maximum Players 2
Game Play Alternating
Control Panel Layout Single Player
Controls
  • Joystick: 8-way
  • Buttons: 3 - Fire|Jump|Select Target
Sound Amplified Stereo (two channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard

Finest Hour KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 0.00 (0 votes)

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Cabinet Information

From the way the screen flips in twoplayer mode, this game was designed for a cocktail cabinet.

VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Finest Hour Census

There are 14,836 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 164,889 machines (6,918 unique titles).

Rare - There are 2 known instances of this machine owned by Finest Hour collectors who are active members. Of these, 2 of them are only circuit boards which a collector could put into a generic case if desired.

Wanted - No active members have added this machine to their wish list. There is one active VAPS member looking for a Finest Hour circuit board set.

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.

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

Technical

CPU 2x68000 and M6809 and HD63705BRSOUND YM2151 and C140

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