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Guardians Of The 'Hood Guardians Of The 'Hood - Japanese Logo - Katakana / Kanji

Guardians Of The 'Hood - Cabinet - Video Game Marquee


Three gangs have taken over your once peaceful neighborhood. Your job: break them up and convert their evil bosses to your side. Only then can you to regain your city and unmask the shocking identity of Mr. Big.

Guardians Of The 'Hood was produced by Atari Games in 1992.

Atari Games released 88 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1984. Atari Games was based in United States.

Other machines made by Atari Games during the time period Guardians Of The 'Hood was produced include: Marble Madness 2 Marble Man, Steel Talons, Off The Wall, BMX Heat, Road Riot 4WD, Arcade Classics, Relief Pitcher, Moto Frenzy, Space Lords, and Sparkz


Name Guardians Of The 'Hood
Developer Atari Games (United States)
Year 1992
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 8022
Class Wide Release
Genre Scrolling Fighter
  • Orientation: Horizontal
Conversion Class JAMMA+
# Simultaneous Players 3
# Maximum Players 3
Game Play Joint
Control Panel Layout Multiple Player
  • Joystick: 8-way
  • Buttons: 5 - Punch|Kick|Jump|Muscle|Defend
Sound Amplified Stereo (two channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard
Bezel Guardians Of The 'Hood Bezel Image

Game Introduction

The names of the player characters in this game are Conner, Chief, Tanya and Javier. The names of the gangs are The Dreads, The Shavers, and The Dragons. You can play up to seven different characters: The four heroes plus the three gang bosses, but only after you have defeated them and converted them to your side.

Guardians Of The 'Hood KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 3.85 (2 votes)

Fun Factor: 3.70

Overall Like 4.00
Fun (Social) 4.00
Fun (Solo) 4.00
Collector Desire 2.50

Technical Rating: 4.00

Gameplay 3.50
Graphics 5.00
Originality 3.50
Sound/Music 4.00

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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This game is similar in appearance, but not a sequel, to Pit-Fighter.

VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Guardians Of The 'Hood Census

There are 14,834 members of the Video Arcade Preservation Society / Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,506 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 164,890 machines (6,918 unique titles).

Common - There are 26 known instances of this machine owned by Guardians Of The 'Hood collectors who are active members. Of these, It is an original dedicated machine. 4 of them are conversions in which game circuit boards (and possibly cabinet graphics) have been placed in (and on) another game cabinet. 21 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 Guardians Of The 'Hood machine for sale. There is one active VAPS member with an extra Guardians Of The 'Hood circuit board for sale.

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

This game ranks a 8 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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2017 1 115.00 115.00
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