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Knuckle Heads - Cabinet - Video Game Marquee


Namco's entry in the fighting genre features four-player simultaneous play in two planes. The fight engine is rather simplistic.

Knuckle Heads was produced by Namco in 1993.

Namco released 310 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1977. Namco was based in Japan.

Other machines made by Namco during the time period Knuckle Heads was produced include: Cracky Crab, Air Combat, Suzuka 8 Hours, Super World Stadium '92 (Gekitouban), Super World Stadium '92, Cyber Sled, Emeraldia, Final Lap R, Great Sluggers, and Lucky & Wild

Knuckle Heads
Knuckle Heads


Name Knuckle Heads
Developer Namco (Japan)
Year 1993
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 8339
Class Wide Release
Genre Fighting
Conversion Class JAMMA+
# Simultaneous Players 4
# Maximum Players 4
Game Play Competitive
Control Panel Layout Multiple Player
  • Joystick: 8-way
  • Buttons: 3 - High Attack|Low Attack|Jump
Sound Amplified Stereo (two channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard

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

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VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Knuckle Heads Census

There are 14,908 members of the Video Arcade Preservation Society / Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,530 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 165,187 machines (6,929 unique titles).

Uncommon - There are 19 known instances of this machine owned by Knuckle Heads collectors who are active members. Of these, 3 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. 15 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 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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Flyer KNUCKLE HEADS Arcade Video Game advertisement original see pic

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Knuckle Heads Video Game Conversion Kit manual, Namco 1992

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