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Gang Wars Gang Wars - Japanese Logo - Katakana / Kanji

Gang Wars - Cabinet - Video Game Marquee


1989, New York. A little girl was taken away by someone unknown. You play either Mike or Jackie, two people who are sent in to rescue the girl from a gang of vicious punks.

Gang Wars was produced by Alpha/SNK in 1989.

Alpha/SNK released only 1 machine in our database under this trade name. Alpha/SNK was based in United States.

Other machines made by Alpha/SNK during the time period Gang Wars was produced include:


Name Gang Wars
Developer Alpha/SNK (United States)
Year 1989
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 7909
Class Wide Release
Genre Scrolling Fighter
Conversion Class JAMMA
Dipswitch Settings

Gang Wars Dipswitch Settings (user contributed)

# Simultaneous Players 2
# Maximum Players 2
Game Play Joint
Control Panel Layout Multiple Player
Sound Amplified Mono (one channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard
Bezel Gang Wars Bezel Image
Control Panel Gang Wars Control Panel Image
Side Art Gang Wars Side Art Image
PCB Gang Wars PCB Image

Gang Wars KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 0.00 (0 votes)

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VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Gang Wars Census

There are 14,825 members of the Video Arcade Preservation Society / Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,504 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 164,875 machines (6,918 unique titles).

Common - There are 31 known instances of this machine owned by Gang Wars collectors who are active members. Of these, It is an original dedicated machine. One is a conversion in which game circuit boards (and possibly cabinet graphics) have been placed in (and on) another game cabinet. 29 of them are only circuit boards which a collector could put into a generic case if desired.

For Sale - There are 3 active VAPS members with a Gang Wars circuit boards for sale.

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

This game ranks a 10 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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