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Fire Shark Fire Shark - Japanese Logo - Katakana / Kanji

Fire Shark - Cabinet - Video Game Marquee


A two-player airplane shooter where you collect power-ups and fight enemy airplanes and tanks.

Fire Shark was produced by Romstar in 1990.

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 Fire Shark was produced include: Cal .50 - Caliber Fifty, Championship Bowling, Down Town, Sky Shark, Time Soldiers, Skeet Shot, Popshot!, and Goofy Hoops


Name Fire Shark
Developer Romstar (United States)
Year 1990
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 7811
Class Wide Release
Genre Scrolling Shooter
Conversion Class JAMMA
# Simultaneous Players 2
# Maximum Players 2
Game Play Joint
Control Panel Layout Multiple Player
  • Joystick: 8-way
  • Buttons: 2 - Fire|Bomb
Sound Amplified Mono (one channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard

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VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Fire Shark 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).

Common - There are 25 known instances of this machine owned by Fire Shark collectors who are active members. Of these, 2 of them are original dedicated machines. 23 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 are 4 active VAPS members looking for Fire Shark boards sets.

This game ranks a 6 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]



This game shares the same boardset as IVimanaI with the sound code placed in a protected Hitachi MCU.


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Fire Shark Arcade Marquee 26" x 8"

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