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G.I. Joe G.I. Joe - Japanese Logo - Katakana / Kanji

G.I. Joe - Cabinet - Video Game Marquee


Based upon the line of toys and animated TV series of the same name, soldiers fight in a futuristic war against the army of an evil emperor. Unlike most army themed games, even trees and buildings can be destroyed if enough bullets are pumped into them. The game features a behind-the-character perspective that was typically only used in driving games.

G.I. Joe was produced by Konami in 1992.

Konami released 434 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1978. Konami was based in Japan.

Other machines made by Konami during the time period G.I. Joe was produced include: Tsurikko Penta, Slime Kun, Mario Roulette, Xexex, Vendetta, Asterix, Bucky O'Hare, Escape Kids, Hexion, and Legends Of The Mystical Ninja, The


Name G.I. Joe
Developer Konami (Japan)
Year 1992
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 7872
Class Wide Release
Genre Shooter
Conversion Class JAMMA
Game Specific G.I. Joe Pinout
# Simultaneous Players 4
# Maximum Players 4
Game Play Joint
Control Panel Layout Multiple Player
  • Joystick: 8-way
  • Buttons: 2 - FireMissile
Sound Amplified Mono (one channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard

Game Introduction

Special missions strikeforce G.I. Joe fights the terrorist-organization Cobra to save the world from conquest. Players can choose to any one of the four members of the G.I. Joe team: Duke, Scarlet, Roadblock or Snake-Eyes. The Cobra boss enemies are Tomax and Xamot, Metalhead, The Baroness, Major Bludd, Destro and Cobra Commander.

G.I. Joe KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 3.72 (4 votes)

Fun Factor: 4.67

Overall Like 4.67
Fun (Social) 4.33
Fun (Solo) 4.67
Collector Desire 5.00

Technical Rating: 3.69

Gameplay 3.75
Graphics 4.67
Originality 4.33
Sound/Music 4.67

Personal Impressions and Technical Impressions each account for half of the total score. Within the Personal Impressions category, Like carries a little more weight than the other factors.

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VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op G.I. Joe Census

There are 14,896 members of the Video Arcade Preservation Society / Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,528 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 165,131 machines (6,927 unique titles).

Common - There are 50 known instances of this machine owned by G.I. Joe collectors who are active members. Of these, 7 of them are original dedicated machines. 3 of them are conversions in which game circuit boards (and possibly cabinet graphics) have been placed in (and on) another game cabinet. 40 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 G.I. Joe circuit boards for sale.

Wanted - There are 7 active VAPS members currently looking for G.I. Joe. There are 3 active VAPS members looking for G.I. Joe boards sets.

This game ranks a 14 on a scale out of 100 (100 = most often seen, 1=least common) in popularity based on census ownership records.

This game ranks a 13 on a scale out of 100 (100 = most often seen, 1=least common) in popularity based on census want list records.

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



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G.I. Joe Arcade Marquee/Sign (Dedicated 27" x 8")

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G.I. JOE ARCADE MACHINE bY KONAMI 1992 (Excellent Condition) *RARE*

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GI Joe Konami Arcade Marquee 27" x 8"

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G.I. JOE ARCADE MACHINE bY KONAMI 1992 (Excellent Condition) *RARE*

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G I*Joe Marquee For Arcade Game Cabinet System

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G.I Joe Side Art Arcade Cabinet kit Artwork Graphics Decals Print

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G.I. JOE ARCADE MACHINE bY KONAMI 1992 (Excellent Condition) *RARE*

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Damaged 1 G I Joe Cabinet Sticker Konami Arcade game part Igar

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