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Guevara Guevara - Japanese Logo - Katakana / Kanji

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Players use guns, grenades and tanks to kill all opponents in a scrolling world. Capture the fortress to overthrow the Batistas. Bosses include a helicopter, a train and a tank.

Guevara was produced by SNK in 1987.

SNK released 183 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1978. SNK was based in Japan.

Other machines made by SNK during the time period Guevara was produced include: Victory Road, Meijinsen, Athena, Dogosoken, Psycho Soldier, Bermuda Triangle, Guerrilla War, World Wars, Battle Field, and Touchdown Fever


Name Guevara
Developer SNK (Japan)
Year 1987
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 8024
Class Wide Release
Genre Scrolling Fighter
Conversion Class JAMMA+
# Simultaneous Players 2
# Maximum Players 2
Game Play Joint
Control Panel Layout Multiple Player
  • Joystick: 8-way Rotary
  • Buttons: 2 - Fire|Grenade
Sound Amplified Mono (one channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard

Game Introduction

The country is struggling against the cruel domination of the Padista Empire. Che Guevara and Fidel Castro attempt to secretly land on shore, but the Padista Empire's military is waiting for them. Fight your way inland and attack the fortress.

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Based on the the revolutionary war of Cuba against the Padista Empire that ocured in the 1950s. The first player takes on the role of Che Guevara and the second player controls Fidel Castro.


Japanese version of Guerrilla War. The story was altered for the American version to just overthrowing a king.

VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Guevara Census

There are 14,842 members of the Video Arcade Preservation Society / Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,508 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 164,933 machines (6,921 unique titles).

Rare - There are 2 known instances of this machine owned by Guevara collectors who are active members. Of these, 2 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 Guevara circuit board for sale.

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

Rarity and Popularity independently are not necessarily indications of value. [More Information]


CPU: 3xZ80
SOUND: 2xY8950

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