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Kamikaze Kamikaze - Japanese Logo - Katakana / Kanji

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Using buttons to move left, right and fire, you attempt to ward off invading aliens and their flying saucers. The aliens are dropped off from a saucer and stored in multiple columns until a column is full, then the aliens in that column descend, one by one, and attack. Also, the saucers sometimes descend to attack; if they are not destroyed, one ship is lost.

Kamikaze was produced by Leijac in 1979.

Leijac released 3 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1979. Leijac was based in United States.

Other machines made by Leijac during the time period Kamikaze was produced include: Super Destroyer, and Maze



Name Kamikaze
Developer Leijac (United States)
Year 1979
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 8274
Class Wide Release
Genre Shooter
Conversion Class unique
# Simultaneous Players 1
# Maximum Players 2
Game Play Alternating
Control Panel Layout Single Player
  • Buttons: 2 - Left|Right
  • Buttons: 1 - Fire
Sound Amplified Mono (one channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard
Instructions Kamikaze Instructions Image

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COPY OF: Astro Invader

Although all the screen colors are generated by the game's hardware as opposed to a screen overlay, there are varying bands of color dependent upon where the aliens are displayed vertically. At different heights, the aliens and their saucers are displayed in various colors. When a player's ship is destroyed, the entire display is drawn in red.

VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Kamikaze Census

There are 14,959 members of the Video Arcade Preservation Society / Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,548 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 165,366 machines (6,939 unique titles).

Scarce - There are 5 known instances of this machine owned by Kamikaze collectors who are active members. Of these, 4 of them are original dedicated machines. One is a set of circuit boards which a collector could put into a generic case if desired.

For Sale - There are 2 active VAPS members with a Kamikaze machines 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]



CPU: Z80
SOUND: Samples

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