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Goal IV Goal IV - Japanese Logo - Katakana / Kanji

Goal IV - Cabinet - Video Game Marquee


Use paddles to catch and kick the ball into a goal or defend against a goal.

Goal IV was produced by Atari in 1975.

Atari released 136 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1972. Atari was based in United States.

Other machines made by Atari during the time period Goal IV was produced include: Pursuit, World Cup Football, Gran Trak 10, Gran Trak 20, Pin Pong, Hi-Way, Shark JAWS, Crash 'N Score, Jet Fighter, and Anti-Aircraft II -- aka Anti-Aircraft


Name Goal IV
Developer Atari (United States)
Year 1975
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 7957
Class Wide Release
Genre Ball and Paddle
  • US D243106 Game Cabinet | filed September 17 1975, granted January 18 1977
Conversion Class Atari BW Raster
# Simultaneous Players 4
# Maximum Players 4
Game Play Team
Control Panel Layout Multiple Player
  • Rotary: Analog with push-down button - Kick
Sound Amplified Mono (one channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard
  • Cocktail

Game Introduction

Twisting knob while kicking sets direction of ball.

Game Play

Each player has a knob on their side of the cabinet. In multiplayer mode, players can compete against each other or can team up and play against computer. One player controls the goalie and the other operatres the two forwards. You try to kick the ball into the goal. When you play against the computer, the opposing player goalie and forwards disappear and the goal itself moves back and forth

Goal IV KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 0.00 (0 votes)

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Note that the flyer for the game calls it 'Goal 4', while the printing on the game itself uses 'Goal IV'.

Cabinet Information

The cocktail cabinet allows four players to play at the same time. It has a large round table top.

VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Goal IV Census

There are 14,743 members of the Video Arcade Preservation Society / Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,469 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 164,447 machines (6,893 unique titles).

Uncommon - There are 7 known instances of this machine owned by Goal IV collectors who are active members. Of these, 4 of them are original dedicated machines. 3 of them are only circuit boards which a collector could put into a generic case if desired.

For Sale - There is one active VAPS member with a Goal IV machine for sale. There is one active VAPS member with an extra Goal IV circuit board for sale.

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

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]



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Foto-Finder® (Books)

  1. The Encyclopedia of Arcade Video Games Kurtz (ISBN 0764319256) Page: 31; Color photo Price guide: No
  2. Encyclopedia of Arcade Video Games Kurtz (ISBN 0764319256) Page: 31; Color photo

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