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Gradius (PlayChoice) Gradius (PlayChoice) - Japanese Logo - Katakana / Kanji

Gradius (PlayChoice) - Cabinet - Video Game Marquee

Description

This game is an outer space side-scrolling shoot-em up.

Gradius (PlayChoice) was produced by Konami in 1986.

Konami released 433 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 (PlayChoice) was produced include: Ping Pong, Scooter Shooter, Yie Ar Kung-Fu, Twin Bee, Shao-lin's Road, Bass Angler, Castlevania, Double Dribble, Goonies, The, and Iron Horse

Specs

Name Gradius (PlayChoice)
Developer Konami (Japan)
Year 1986
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 7988
Class Wide Release
Genre Space
Monitor
Conversion Class Nintendo PlayChoice
# Simultaneous Players 1
# Maximum Players 2
Game Play Alternating
Control Panel Layout Single Player
Controls
  • Joystick: 8-way
  • Buttons: 2 - Fire|Option
Sound Unamplified Mono (requires one-channel amp)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard

Gradius (PlayChoice) KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 0.00 (0 votes)

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VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Gradius (PlayChoice) Census

There are 14,756 members of the Video Arcade Preservation Society / Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,475 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 164,456 machines (6,896 unique titles).

Common - There are 26 known instances of this machine owned by Gradius (PlayChoice) collectors who are active members. Of these, 26 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 (PlayChoice) circuit board for sale.

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

This game ranks a 11 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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