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This version is just like the others in the series, but with better graphics and sounds. There are more power-ups and the gameplay is more intense.

Gradius IV - Fukkatsu was produced by Konami in 1998.

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 Gradius IV - Fukkatsu was produced include: Konami System 573, Tokimeki Memorial Oshiete Your Heart, Terraburst, Total Vice, Solar Assault, Beatmania, Beatmania 2nd Mix, Evil Night, Fighting Bujutsu Fighting Wu-Shu, and Fisherman's Bait: A Bass Challenge


Name Gradius IV - Fukkatsu
Developer Konami (Japan)
Year 1998
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 7991
Class Wide Release
Genre Shooter
  • Orientation: Horizontal
  • Type: Raster: Medium Resolution
  • Color: Color
  • This game can be configured (DIP switch 8) to standard or medium resolution.

Conversion Class JAMMA
# Simultaneous Players 1
# Maximum Players 2
Game Play Alternating
Control Panel Layout Single Player
  • Joystick: 8-way
  • Buttons: 3 - Power-Up|Shoot|Missile
Sound Amplified Stereo (two channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard

Gradius IV - Fukkatsu KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 5.00 (1 vote)

Fun Factor: 5.00

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

Technical Rating: 5.00

Gameplay 5.00
Graphics 5.00
Originality 5.00
Sound/Music 5.00

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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'Fukkatsu' means Ressurection in Japanese.


The PCB is housed in a metal case and requires a small JAMMA interface PCB that incorporates the audio amp and some other minor circuitry.

When this game is configured to standard resolution, the picture is made smaller and off-set to the left.

VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Gradius IV - Fukkatsu Census

There are 14,898 members of the Video Arcade Preservation Society / Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,529 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 165,153 machines (6,928 unique titles).

Common - There are 21 known instances of this machine owned by Gradius IV - Fukkatsu collectors who are active members. Of these, One is a conversion in which game circuit boards (and possibly cabinet graphics) have been placed in (and on) another game cabinet. 20 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 an extra Gradius IV - Fukkatsu circuit board for sale.

Wanted - There are 2 active VAPS members currently looking for Gradius IV - Fukkatsu. There are 3 active VAPS members looking for Gradius IV - Fukkatsu boards sets.

This game ranks a 4 on a scale out of 100 (100 = most often seen, 1=least common) in popularity based on census ownership records.

This game ranks a 8 on a scale out of 100 (100 = most often seen, 1=least common) in popularity based on census want list records.

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The game can also be set to mono sound via the self test menu. It can also be configured to use analog joystick controls.


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