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A 3-D punching game from Taito where the player wears real boxing gloves and punches a padded target as on-screen opponents react.

Hard Puncher (Taito) was produced by Taito in 2001.

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 Hard Puncher (Taito) was produced include: Exciting Animal Land, Groove Coaster, Gaia Attack 4, Let's Push, Soutenryu, Densha De Go! 3, Samurai Jack, Fighting, The, Weather Tales, and Psyvariar 2


Name Hard Puncher (Taito)
Developer Taito (Japan)
Year 2001
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 8079
Class Wide Release
Genre Sports
Conversion Class JAMMA
# Simultaneous Players 1
# Maximum Players 1
Game Play Single
Control Panel Layout Single Player
  • Buttons: 1 - Select
  • Boxing Gloves
  • Punching Pad (one)
Sound Amplified Stereo (two channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard

Game Play

After the target appears and the punch pad has risen completely, begin straight-punching in the middle of the pad as hard as you can. You are allowed three punches for each game. When the score in the upper right of the screen shows the remaining target resistance as zero, you have knocked out your opponent.

If you succeed in defeating your opponent with three punches, there will be a winning ending. If not, there will be a losing ending. The game ends after three punches, regardless of the results.

Hard Puncher (Taito) KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 0.00 (0 votes)

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VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Hard Puncher (Taito) Census

There are 14,748 members of the Video Arcade Preservation Society / Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,472 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 164,455 machines (6,894 unique titles).

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