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Neo Geo MVS Neo Geo MVS - Japanese Logo - Katakana / Kanji

Neo Geo MVS - Cabinet - Video Game Marquee


A cartridge-based arcade system that allows one to six games to be loaded, depending upon the type of motherboard used. If more than one game is available, players are able to select the title of their choice.

Neo Geo MVS was produced by SNK in 1989.

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 Neo Geo MVS was produced include: Koukuu Kihei Monogatari - The Legend Of Air Cavalry, Fighting Soccer, Chopper I, Gold Medalist, Mechanized Attack, Next Space, The, Prehistoric Isle In 1930, Ikari III: The Rescue, Genshi-Tou 1930's, and SAR - Search And Rescue


Name Neo Geo MVS
Developer SNK (Japan)
Year 1989
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 8846
Class Wide Release
Genre System
Conversion Class JAMMA
# Simultaneous Players 2
# Maximum Players 2
Game Play Either
Control Panel Layout Multiple Player
  • Joystick: 8-way
  • Buttons: 4 - A|B|C|D
Sound Amplified Stereo (two channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard - MVS-1-25
  • Upright/Standard - MVS-2-25
  • Upright/Standard - MVS-2-19 "Gold"
  • Cabaret/Mini - MVS-2-13
  • Upright/Standard - MVS-4-25 v1-300 lbs
  • Upright/Standard - MVS-4-25 v2
  • Upright/Standard - MVS-4-25 v3
  • Upright/Standard - MVS-6-25
  • Candy/Japanese (Video Games) - Candy 25
  • Candy/Japanese (Video Games) - Candy 26
  • Upright/Standard - MV19SC-0
  • Cocktail - MV25TA-0
  • Candy/Japanese (Video Games) - MV25UP-0
  • Candy/Japanese (Video Games) - MVS-U1-33
  • Candy/Japanese (Video Games) - MVS-U2
  • Candy/Japanese (Video Games) - MVS-U2-33
  • Candy/Japanese (Video Games) - MVS-U4
  • Candy/Japanese (Video Games) - MVS-U4-33
  • Candy/Japanese (Video Games) - Neo19
  • Candy/Japanese (Video Games) - Neo25
  • Candy/Japanese (Video Games) - Neo29
  • Deluxe/Themed (non-motion) - Neo50
  • Deluxe/Themed (non-motion) - Neo50-II
  • Candy/Japanese (Video Games) - Neo Candy 25
  • Candy/Japanese (Video Games) - Neo Candy 29
  • Candy/Japanese (Video Games) - SC14-2
  • Candy/Japanese (Video Games) - SC19-4
  • Candy/Japanese (Video Games) - SC25-4
  • Alternative - SCB-U4
  • Candy/Japanese (Video Games) - SuperNeo29
  • Candy/Japanese (Video Games) - SuperNeo29 Candy
  • Candy/Japanese (Video Games) - SuperNeo29 TypeII
  • Upright/Standard - Electrocoin Arcade
  • Upright/Standard - Electrocoin Single
  • Upright/Standard - Gevin
  • Upright/Standard - Lordsvale
  • Upright/Standard - Allied Leisure 2 slot
  • Cabaret/Mini - Allied Leisure 4 slot
  • Upright/Standard - Allied Leisure 4 slot
  • Upright/Standard - Allied Leisure 6 slot
  • Upright/Standard - MVS-1-19
Control Panel Neo Geo MVS Control Panel Image
PCB Neo Geo MVS PCB Image

Neo Geo MVS KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 3.65 (15 votes)

Fun Factor: 3.78

Overall Like 4.00
Fun (Social) 3.21
Fun (Solo) 3.50
Collector Desire 3.36

Technical Rating: 3.67

Gameplay 4.07
Graphics 3.93
Originality 3.85
Sound/Music 3.64

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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In some areas, SNK did not officially release cabinets containing the memory card slot for fear that players would jam paper and small objects in the slot.

Cabinet Information

This system is available as a single-game unit or as a multi-game unit in two-, four-, or six-game configurations.


Some Neo Geo machines were licensed to ROMSTAR for US distribution; otherwise, they were distributed directly by SNK.

VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Neo Geo MVS Census

There are 14,900 members of the Video Arcade Preservation Society / Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,529 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 165,167 machines (6,928 unique titles).

Very Common - There are 1,228 known instances of this machine owned by Neo Geo MVS collectors who are active members. Of these, 825 of them are original dedicated machines. 127 of them are conversions in which game circuit boards (and possibly cabinet graphics) have been placed in (and on) another game cabinet. 274 of them are only circuit boards which a collector could put into a generic case if desired.

For Sale - There are 34 active VAPS members with a Neo Geo MVS machines for sale. There are 5 active VAPS members with a Neo Geo MVS circuit boards for sale.

Wanted - Very Popular - There are 28 active VAPS members currently looking for Neo Geo MVS. There is one active VAPS member looking for a Neo Geo MVS circuit board set.

This game ranks a 97 on a scale out of 100 (100 = most often seen, 1=least common) in popularity based on census ownership records.

This game ranks a 50 on a scale out of 100 (100 = most often seen, 1=least common) in popularity based on census want list records.

Rarity and Popularity independently are not necessarily indications of value. [More Information]



This system features a memory card slot which is used for the home version of the system.


Additional References (logged in members often see more)

  1. 3D Model (External): Upright C
  2. 3D Model (External): Upright B
  3. 3D Model (External): Upright A

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This game is available at the following public arcades, bars or museums:

Name Location State Country Details Check-ins
Bit Bar 278 Derby St, Salem Massachusetts United States 1

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