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Image Fight Image Fight - Japanese Logo - Katakana / Kanji

Image Fight - Cabinet - Video Game Marquee


Vertical shoot 'em up with many different types of weapons. You fly over earth and in space. Nice graphics, music and sound effects. Penalty level if hit-ratio is too low. You crash if you hit any cliffs or walls.

Image Fight was produced by Irem in 1988.

Irem released 89 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1978. Irem was based in Japan.

Other machines made by Irem during the time period Image Fight was produced include: Mr. Heli No Dai-Bouken, Battle Chopper, Battle Bird, Kaiketsu Yanchamaru, Kid Niki: Radical Ninja, Vigilante, Saigo No Nindou, Meikyuu Shima, Ninja Spirit, and Tsukikage (The Legend Of The White Wolf)

Image Fight
Image Fight


Name Image Fight
Developer Irem (Japan)
Year 1988
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 8181
Class Wide Release
Genre Shooter
Conversion Class JAMMA
Dipswitch Settings

Image Fight Dipswitch Settings (user contributed)

# Simultaneous Players 1
# Maximum Players 2
Game Play Alternating
Control Panel Layout Single Player
Sound Amplified Mono (one channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard

Game Play

When you have one or more red/blue extra guns, you may push both buttons simultaneously to sling your guns forward in a boomerang-like way. This is powerful and can be done an unlimited number of times.

Image Fight KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 4.10 (1 vote)

Fun Factor: 4.20

Overall Like 4.00
Fun (Social) 4.00
Fun (Solo) 4.00
Collector Desire 5.00

Technical Rating: 4.00

Gameplay 4.00
Graphics 4.00
Originality 4.00
Sound/Music 4.00

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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VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Image Fight Census

There are 14,911 members of the Video Arcade Preservation Society / Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,532 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 165,200 machines (6,928 unique titles).

Common - There are 23 known instances of this machine owned by Image Fight collectors who are active members. Of these, One is a conversion in which game circuit boards (and possibly cabinet graphics) have been placed in (and on) another game cabinet. 22 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 Image Fight circuit board for sale.

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

This game ranks a 6 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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