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N.Y. Captor N.Y. Captor - Japanese Logo - Katakana / Kanji

N.Y. Captor - Cabinet - Video Game Marquee


You play a marksman who has to rescue hostages from terrorists. Fire upon enemies from your position, but avoid shooting the bystanders. After the last life has been lost, a sequence shows your character falling from his perch to his death.

N.Y. Captor was produced by Taito in 1985.

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 N.Y. Captor was produced include: Starforce, Field Day, Cosmopolis, Zeke's Peak, Victorious Nine, Fairyland Story, Go Go Mr. Yamaguchi, Gyrodine, Legend Of Kage, The, and Mat Mania

N.Y. Captor
N.Y. Captor


Name N.Y. Captor
Developer Taito (Japan)
Year 1985
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 8808
Class Wide Release
Genre Shooter
Conversion Class unique
# Simultaneous Players 1
# Maximum Players 2
Game Play Alternating
Control Panel Layout Single Player Ambidextrous
  • Gun: Optical
Sound Amplified Stereo (two channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard

Game Introduction

In the first level, snipe the enemies whenever they appear in the mansion's windows, but make sure not to the the innocent bystanders. On the second level, fire from a window at the enemies that are holding on to the hot air balloons.

N.Y. Captor KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 0.00 (0 votes)

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VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op N.Y. Captor Census

There are 14,915 members of the Video Arcade Preservation Society / Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,533 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 165,211 machines (6,929 unique titles).

Scarce - There are 3 known instances of this machine owned by N.Y. Captor collectors who are active members. Of these, 3 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 1 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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