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Metamorphic Force Metamorphic Force - Japanese Logo - Katakana / Kanji

Metamorphic Force - Cabinet - Video Game Marquee


Choose one of four different humans with shape change abilities. Travel through side-scrolling levels battling mutant animals. Huge bosses await you at the end of each level.

Metamorphic Force was produced by Konami in 1993.

Konami released 434 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1978. Konami was based in Japan.

Other machines made by Konami during the time period Metamorphic Force was produced include: X-MEN, Wild West C.O.W.-Boys Of Moo Mesa, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III - The Manhattan Project, Monster Maulers, Lethal Enforcers, Gaiapolis, Martial Champion, Mystic Warriors, Polygonet Commanders, and Premier Soccer


Name Metamorphic Force
Developer Konami (Japan)
Year 1993
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 8680
Class Wide Release
Genre Scrolling Fighter
Conversion Class JAMMA
Game Specific Metamorphic Force Pinout
Dipswitch Settings

Metamorphic Force Dipswitch Settings (user contributed)

# Simultaneous Players 4
# Maximum Players 4
Game Play Joint
Control Panel Layout Multiple Player
  • Joystick: 8-way
  • Buttons: 2 - Attack/Pick UpJump
Sound Amplified Mono (one channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard
Side Art Metamorphic Force Side Art Image
PCB Metamorphic Force PCB Image

Game Play

An ancient evil has arisen from the past. Now the four shapeshifters known as the Metamorphic Force have been summoned by the Goddess. One to four players cooperate through side-scrolling beat-em-up levels. A very cool gothic soundtrack with great special effects highlight this game. There are lots of great characters and the gameplay resembles Konami's other arcade hits such as X-Men, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, and Crime Fighters. A character similar to the trolls in Golden Axe walks randomly through the game. Kick him to receive power-ups and goodies. The boss characters also have quite a lot of voice.

Metamorphic Force KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 3.95 (1 vote)

Fun Factor: 4.40

Overall Like 5.00
Fun (Social) 5.00
Fun (Solo) 4.00
Collector Desire 3.00

Technical Rating: 3.50

Gameplay 3.00
Graphics 4.00
Originality 3.00
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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Cheats, Tricks, Bugs, and Easter Eggs

TRICK: Configure the game for freeplay and hit Start about 99 times. Your life will go to 9999.

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VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Metamorphic Force Census

There are 14,825 members of the Video Arcade Preservation Society / Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,504 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 164,875 machines (6,918 unique titles).

Common - There are 41 known instances of this machine owned by Metamorphic Force collectors who are active members. Of these, 2 of them are original dedicated machines. 4 of them are conversions in which game circuit boards (and possibly cabinet graphics) have been placed in (and on) another game cabinet. 34 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 Metamorphic Force machine for sale. There are 2 active VAPS members with a Metamorphic Force circuit boards for sale.

Wanted - No active members have added this machine to their wish list. There are 6 active VAPS members looking for Metamorphic Force boards sets.

This game ranks a 15 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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2018 1 354.00 354.00
All Years 1 354.00 354.00


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