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Majestic Twelve - The Space Invaders Part IV Majestic Twelve - The Space Invaders Part IV - Japanese Logo - Katakana / Kanji

Majestic Twelve - The Space Invaders Part IV - Cabinet - Video Game Marquee

Description

Your ship moves left and right at the bottom of the screen shooting wave after wave of space invaders. The new wrinkles include colourful backdrops and impressive power-ups. The best new addition to the game however is the cattle mutilation section where you must defend cows from flying saucers that swoop down and carry the cows away.

Majestic Twelve - The Space Invaders Part IV was produced by Taito in 1990.

Taito released 486 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1967. Taito was based in Japan.

Other machines made by Taito during the time period Majestic Twelve - The Space Invaders Part IV was produced include: Twin Hawk, Flipull, Asuka Asuka, Nastar, WGP, Aa Eikou No Koushien, Air Inferno, American Horseshoes, Aqua Jack, and Double Axle

Specs

Name Majestic Twelve - The Space Invaders Part IV
Developer Taito (Japan)
Year 1990
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 8600
Class Wide Release
Genre Shooter
Monitor
Conversion Class Taito F2 System
Dipswitch Settings

Majestic Twelve - The Space Invaders Part IV Dipswitch Settings (user contributed)

# Simultaneous Players 2
# Maximum Players 2
Game Play Joint
Control Panel Layout Multiple Player
Controls
  • Joystick: 2-way (left, right)
  • Buttons: 1 - Fire
Sound Amplified Stereo (two channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard

Game Introduction

This game, also known as "Majestic Twelve," is an update of the classic alien-zapping arcade game. More than a decade newer than Space Invaders, this version features colourful backdrops, fantastic power-ups such as the Fire Flower and the Buster Laser, weird new sound effects and faster game play. The funniest and most memorable new addition to the game is the cattle mutilation section where you must defend cows from flying saucers that swoop down and carry the cows away. There are however enough references to the original for the game to retain the Space Invaders charm. For example the sound on the first level mimics the continual deep repetitive thud sound from the original game.

Majestic Twelve - The Space Invaders Part IV KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 4.20 (1 vote)

Fun Factor: 4.40

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

Technical Rating: 4.00

Gameplay 5.00
Graphics 4.00
Originality 4.00
Sound/Music 3.00

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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Miscellaneous

Japanese version of Super Space Invaders '91.

VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Majestic Twelve - The Space Invaders Part IV Census

There are 14,906 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 165,180 machines (6,929 unique titles).

Uncommon - There are 16 known instances of this machine owned by Majestic Twelve - The Space Invaders Part IV collectors who are active members. Of these, It is an original dedicated machine. 3 of them are conversions in which game circuit boards (and possibly cabinet graphics) have been placed in (and on) another game cabinet. 12 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 a Majestic Twelve - The Space Invaders Part IV machine 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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