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You are the Cosmo Police who walk and jump around a scrolling cave system shooting, punching and kicking various enemies. Collect POW for a robot suit and weaponry. Find your way to the room with the robot dragon and destroy it to move onto the next level.

Galivan: Cosmo Police was produced by Nihon Bussan in 1985.

Nihon Bussan released 9 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1985. Nihon Bussan was based in United States.

Other machines made by Nihon Bussan during the time period Galivan: Cosmo Police was produced include: Terra Cresta, Nekketsu Grand Prix Gal, Mahjong Koi No Magic Potion, Mahjong Koi Uranai, and Mahjong Pachinko Monogatari

Galivan - Cosmo Police
Galivan - Cosmo Police


Name Galivan: Cosmo Police
Developer Nihon Bussan (United States)
Year 1985
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 7896
Class Wide Release
Genre Scrolling Fighter
Conversion Class Nichibutsu
Game Specific Galivan: Cosmo Police Pinout
Dipswitch Settings

Galivan: Cosmo Police Dipswitch Settings (user contributed)

# Simultaneous Players 1
# Maximum Players 2
Game Play Alternating
Control Panel Layout Single Player
  • Joystick: 8-way
  • Buttons: 2 - Punch/FireKick
Sound Amplified Mono (one channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard

Game Introduction

Walk and jump around a multi-scrolling cave system. Various spacecraft and aliens attack in waves. When you start or when your energy is low you are a human with kick and punch, but picking up a POW item will give you a robot suit and a gun instead. Collecting the blue POW when in the suit gives you a beam weapon for a limited time, while the red POW gives you a three shot cannon. POW items are found lying around or by shooting the blue robot characters.

A room in the cave has a robot dragon which must be detroyed in order to complete the level.

Game Play

You have an energy bar that decreases when hit. If the bar is below half, the robot suit will be lost and you will only be able to kick or punch. Collecting a POW item will restore your energy. If you have the suit, the POW item does not restore energy, rather it gives you a better weapon instead.

Galivan: Cosmo Police KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 0.00 (0 votes)

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VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Galivan: Cosmo Police 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).

Uncommon - There are 13 known instances of this machine owned by Galivan: Cosmo Police collectors who are active members. Of these, 13 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.

This game ranks a 3 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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