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Gun Buster Gun Buster - Japanese Logo - Katakana / Kanji

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Description

An extremely innovative first-person shooter by Taito.

Gun Buster was produced by Taito in 1992.

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 Gun Buster was produced include: Power Wheels, D3bos - Infinity, D3bos, Star Trax, Quiz Quest - Hime To Yuusha No Monogatari, Arabian Magic, Dead Connection, Dino Rex, Euro Champ '92, and Galactic Storm

Specs

Name Gun Buster
Developer Taito (Japan)
Year 1992
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 8036
Class Wide Release
Genre Shooter
Monitor
Conversion Class unique
# Simultaneous Players 2
# Maximum Players 2
Game Play Team
Control Panel Layout Multiple Player Ambidextrous
Controls
  • Gun: Positional with trigger
  • Joystick: 8-way
Sound Amplified Stereo (two channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard

Game Play

In the mission mode, one player uses the joysticks positioned above the gun in order to move your team around. Gameplay is mostly bosses, with you running through mazes trying to kill the boss before they kill you. The two-monitor, four-player mode features a deathmatch head-to head mode between the two teams. The trigger button on the side of the gun shoots a special weapon that recharges between uses.

Gun Buster KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 4.90 (1 vote)

Fun Factor: 4.80

Overall Like 5.00
Fun (Social) 5.00
Fun (Solo) 4.00
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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Cabinet Information

The game is available in either a two-player single-monitor setup or a four-player dual-monitor setup with pairs of players on each side.

Miscellaneous

Japanese version of Operation: Gun Busters.

VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Gun Buster 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).

Uncommon - There are 6 known instances of this machine owned by Gun Buster collectors who are active members. Of these, 2 of them are original dedicated machines. 4 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 Gun Buster circuit board for sale.

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

This game ranks a 2 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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