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Last Blade, The Last Blade, The - Japanese Logo - Katakana / Kanji

Last Blade, The - Cabinet - Video Game Marquee


A 2-D fighting game that has very nice artwork. The game is also known as "Gekka no Kenshi".

Last Blade, The was produced by SNK in 1997.

SNK released 183 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1978. SNK was based in Japan.

Other machines made by SNK during the time period Last Blade, The was produced include: King Of Fighters '96, The, Neo Drift Out New Technology, Art Of Fighting 3 - The Path Of The Warrior, Kizuna Encounter: Super Tag Battle, Metal Slug, Roads Edge, King Of Fighters '97, The, Puzzle De Pon! R, Samurai Shodown 64, and Hyper Neo Geo 64


Name Last Blade, The
Developer SNK (Japan)
Year 1997
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 8387
Class Wide Release
Genre Fighting
Conversion Class Neo Geo MVS
# Simultaneous Players 2
# Maximum Players 2
Game Play Competitive
Control Panel Layout Multiple Player
  • Joystick: 8-way
  • Buttons: 4 - Weak SlashStrong SlashWeak KickRepel
Sound Amplified Either (Mono or Stereo)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard
Instructions Last Blade, The Instructions Image

Last Blade, The KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 0.00 (0 votes)

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Cheats, Tricks, Bugs, and Easter Eggs

Cheat at the character select screen: Quickly press C 6 times, B 3 times, then C 4 times to unlock Musashi.


VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Last Blade, The 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).

Very Common - There are 104 known instances of this machine owned by Last Blade, The collectors who are active members. Of these, 4 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. 99 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 Last Blade, The circuit board for sale.

Wanted - There is one active VAPS member currently looking for Last Blade, The. There is one active VAPS member looking for a Last Blade, The circuit board set.

This game ranks a 43 on a scale out of 100 (100 = most often seen, 1=least common) in popularity based on census ownership records.

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The Last Blade Neo Geo Arcade Marquee

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