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Head On 2 Head On 2 - Japanese Logo - Katakana / Kanji

Head On 2 - Cabinet - Video Game Marquee


A car-shaped character circles in one of four lanes around the screen collecting dots while computer car(s) attempt to crash head-on into the player. There are only four locations on the screen to change lanes. Collecting all the dots advances the player to next level with either more or faster opponent cars.

Head On 2 was produced by Sega/Gremlin in 1979.

Sega/Gremlin released 21 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1976. Sega/Gremlin was based in United States.

Other machines made by Sega/Gremlin during the time period Head On 2 was produced include: Cartoon Gun, Safari, Super Bowl, Fonz, Invinco!, Deep Scan, Fortress, Head On, and Digger


Name Head On 2
Developer Sega/Gremlin (United States)
Year 1979
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 8091
Class Wide Release
Genre Labyrinth/Maze
Conversion Class unique
# Simultaneous Players 1
# Maximum Players 2
Game Play Alternating
Control Panel Layout Single Player
  • Joystick: 4-way (up, down, left, right)
  • Buttons: 1 - Accelerate
Sound Amplified Mono (one channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard
  • Cocktail - Slimline
Control Panel Head On 2 Control Panel Image
Side Art Head On 2 Side Art Image

Head On 2 KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 0.00 (0 votes)

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Cabinet Information

This game was manufactured in four cabinet styles: upright arcade, cocktail, stand around and mini. Besides being a stand-alone game, Head On 2 was also released as part of a dual game cabinet, paired with either Invinco! or Deep Scan. The marquee was divided in half with one name on the left and the other on the right. There were also two sets of controls; one for each game.

VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Head On 2 Census

There are 14,896 members of the Video Arcade Preservation Society / Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,528 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 165,131 machines (6,927 unique titles).

Uncommon - There are 9 known instances of this machine owned by Head On 2 collectors who are active members. Of these, 6 of them are original dedicated machines. 3 of them are only circuit boards which a collector could put into a generic case if desired.

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

This game ranks a 3 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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  1. The Encyclopedia of Arcade Video Games Kurtz (ISBN 0764319256) Page: 89; Color photo Price guide: No
  2. Encyclopedia of Arcade Video Games Kurtz (ISBN 0764319256) Page: 89; Color photo

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