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Goonies, The Goonies, The - Japanese Logo - Katakana / Kanji

Goonies, The - Cabinet - Video Game Marquee


You guide Mike "Mikey" Walsh to get to One Eyed Willy's pirate ship. Beat the Fratellis. Rescue all Goonies.

Goonies, The was produced by Konami in 1986.

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 Goonies, The was produced include: Ping Pong, Scooter Shooter, Yie Ar Kung-Fu, Twin Bee, Shao-lin's Road, Bass Angler, Castlevania, Double Dribble, Gradius (PlayChoice), and Iron Horse


Name Goonies, The
Developer Konami (Japan)
Year 1986
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 7982
Class Wide Release
Genre Platform
Conversion Class Nintendo PlayChoice
# Simultaneous Players 1
# Maximum Players 1
Game Play Single
Control Panel Layout Single Player
  • Joystick: 4-way (up, down, left, right)
  • Buttons: 2 - Kick/Bomb/Slingshot|Jump
Sound Unamplified Mono (requires one-channel amp)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard

Game Play

The stages are as follows:

  1. Inside the Light House Lounge
  2. The Tunnel (1)
  3. Water Pipes Breaking (you must break the part off too and spray the wall)
  4. The Tunnel (2) (see the wishing well)
  5. Playing "The Bones" (let Andy play it)
  6. One-Eyed Willy's ship

Goonies, The KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 0.00 (0 votes)

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One interesting note about this game is that although it could be found in the PlayChoice and Nintendo Vs. System cabinets, it was never offered for retail sale for the NES in America. The sequel was sold in the US, but did it not keep the same play mechanics.

VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Goonies, The Census

There are 14,831 members of the Video Arcade Preservation Society / Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,505 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 164,882 machines (6,918 unique titles).

Very Common - There are 56 known instances of this machine owned by Goonies, The collectors who are active members. Of these, 11 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. 42 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 Goonies, The machine for sale. There are 3 active VAPS members with a Goonies, The circuit boards for sale.

Wanted - There are 2 active VAPS members currently looking for Goonies, The.

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

This game ranks a 2 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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  1. 3D Model (External): Upright

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