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Mission-X Mission-X - Japanese Logo - Katakana / Kanji

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You are a fighter plane bombing ships, bridges, and tanks, occasionally you use your guns on other planes that attack you. At the end of a level you try to touch down your plane to the runway for bonus points.

Mission-X was produced by Data East in 1982.

Data East released 174 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1979. Data East was based in Japan.

Other machines made by Data East during the time period Mission-X was produced include: Astro Fantasia, DECO Cassette System, Lock 'N Chase, Pro Golf, Manhattan, Bump 'n' Jump DECO, Angler Dangler, Fishing, Super Astro Fighter, and Disco No. 1


Name Mission-X
Developer Data East (Japan)
Year 1982
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 8721
Class Wide Release
Genre Scrolling Shooter
Conversion Class Data East Cassette
External Device CTD
# Simultaneous Players 1
# Maximum Players 2
Game Play Alternating
Control Panel Layout Single Player
  • Joystick: 4-way (up, down, left, right)
  • Buttons: 1 - Bomb Release/Forward Guns
Sound Amplified Mono (one channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard

Game Play

Bomb all enemy sea and land craft, gun emplacements, bridges and transportation networks. A low flying attack gives the best hit ratio but be careful it is dangerous

Mission-X KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 0.00 (0 votes)

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Cabinet Information

This game is for the Data East DECO cabinets

VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Mission-X Census

There are 14,830 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 164,883 machines (6,918 unique titles).

Scarce - There are 5 known instances of this machine owned by Mission-X collectors who are active members. Of these, 2 of them are original dedicated machines. 3 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 Mission-X circuit board 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]


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