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Growl Growl - Japanese Logo - Katakana / Kanji

Growl - Cabinet - Video Game Marquee

Description

Players control Indiana Jones-like characters who try to stop animal poachers from torturing and killing wild beasts.

Growl was produced by Taito in 1990.

Taito released 487 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1967. Taito was based in Japan.

Other machines made by Taito during the time period Growl was produced include: Twin Hawk, Flipull, Asuka Asuka, Nastar, WGP, Aa Eikou No Koushien, Air Inferno, American Horseshoes, Aqua Jack, and Double Axle

Specs

Name Growl
Developer Taito (Japan)
Year 1990
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 8017
Class Wide Release
Genre Scrolling Fighter
Monitor
Conversion Class JAMMA
# Simultaneous Players 4
# Maximum Players 4
Game Play Joint
Control Panel Layout Multiple Player
Controls
  • Joystick: 8-way
  • Buttons: 2 - AttackJump
Sound Amplified Stereo (two channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard

Game Play

Players control Indiana Jones-like characters who try to stop animal poachers from torturing and killing wild beasts.

Growl KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 3.55 (2 votes)

Fun Factor: 3.60

Overall Like 3.50
Fun (Social) 4.00
Fun (Solo) 3.50
Collector Desire 3.50

Technical Rating: 3.50

Gameplay 4.00
Graphics 4.00
Originality 3.00
Sound/Music 3.00

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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VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Growl Census

There are 14,754 members of the Video Arcade Preservation Society / Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,474 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 164,463 machines (6,895 unique titles).

Common - There are 46 known instances of this machine owned by Growl collectors who are active members. Of these, 2 of them are original dedicated machines. 2 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 are 4 active VAPS members with a Growl circuit boards for sale.

Wanted - There is one active VAPS member currently looking for Growl. There is one active VAPS member looking for a Growl circuit board set.

This game ranks a 14 on a scale out of 100 (100 = most often seen, 1=least common) in popularity based on census ownership records.

This game ranks a 3 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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Original Rare Growl Arcade Header Translite Marquee 23 x 8in from Tatio

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Original Growl Taito Arcade video game Manual

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Growl Arcade Marquee 26" x 8"

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Growl JAMMA Video Arcade Game PCB, Atlanta

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*** Growl Taito 1990 Arcade PCB Jamma ***

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Original 1991 2 Sides 11- 8.5'' GROWL TAITO arcade video game AD FLYER

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Old Vintage Growl Arcade Video game sign marquee Off

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