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Holosseum - Cabinet - Video Game Marquee


A player versus player or player versus computer fighting game. Players can choose from one of four 'masters' of certain fighting disciplines.

Holosseum was produced by Sega in 1992.

Sega released 594 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1936. Sega was based in United States.

Other machines made by Sega during the time period Holosseum was produced include: Sonic The Hedgehog, Dynamic Country Club, Title Fight, Time Traveler, Strike Fighter, Arabian Fight, Bio-Hazard Battle, Burning Rival, Golden Axe: The Revenge Of Death Adder, and Invaders 2000


Name Holosseum
Developer Sega (United States)
Year 1992
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 8132
Class Wide Release
Genre Fighting
  • Orientation: Horizontal
  • Type: TV Monitor
  • Color: Color
  • 20-inch Sony Television reflected against a hemispherical mirror

Conversion Class Sega System 32
# Simultaneous Players 2
# Maximum Players 2
Game Play Competitive
Control Panel Layout Multiple Player
  • Joystick: 8-way
  • Buttons: 2 - PunchKick
Sound Amplified Stereo (two channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard
Instructions Holosseum Instructions Image
Control Panel Holosseum Control Panel Image

Game Introduction

The names of the four selectable characters are Dave, Chen, Garrison and Dompayagen.

Holosseum KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 0.00 (0 votes)

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Cabinet Information

The game is housed in a large, white two-piece cabinet. These cabinets originally came with cable ready sony trinitron tv sets and a video encoder instead of arcade monitors.


This game was released as a conversion kit for Time Traveler since the laser disc players in the original games turned out to be unreliable.


This was the first fighting game to attempt a realistic depiction of a mixed-martial arts contest. The four fighting styles represented were well-researched and the fighters used authentic techniques taken from their real-life styles. This means that the fights were unflashy compared to other fighting games of the day: there were no fireballs, magic or outrageously acrobatic moves. The absence of backgrounds meant that the fighters were better drawn and more detailed than any other fighting game at the time.

VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Holosseum Census

There are 14,839 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 164,922 machines (6,919 unique titles).

Common - There are 21 known instances of this machine owned by Holosseum collectors who are active members. Of these, 16 of them are original dedicated machines. One is a conversion in which game circuit boards (and possibly cabinet graphics) have been placed in (and on) another game cabinet. 4 of them are only circuit boards which a collector could put into a generic case if desired.

For Sale - There are 2 active VAPS members with a Holosseum machines for sale.

Wanted - There is one active VAPS member currently looking for Holosseum.

This game ranks a 7 on a scale out of 100 (100 = most often seen, 1=least common) in popularity based on census ownership records.

This game ranks a 2 on a scale out of 100 (100 = most often seen, 1=least common) in popularity based on census want list records.

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


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  1. 3D Model (External): Dedicated

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