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NFL Blitz NFL Blitz - Japanese Logo - Katakana / Kanji

NFL Blitz - Cabinet - Video Game Marquee


Players choose an official NFL team, each with unique statistics, and compete in American football games with very few real-world rules. The object of the game is to try and win the Superbowl! This title uses the latest in 3DFX graphics.

NFL Blitz was produced by Midway Games in 1997.

Midway Games released 53 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1972. Midway Games was based in United States.

Other machines made by Midway Games during the time period NFL Blitz was produced include: Touch Master 2000 Plus, NBA Hangtime, Cruis'n World, Killer Instinct 2, War Gods, Touch Master 3000, Rampage World Tour, Off Road Challenge, Mortal Kombat 4, and Bio Freaks


Name NFL Blitz
Developer Midway Games (United States)
Year 1997
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 8818
Class Wide Release
Genre Sports
Conversion Class JAMMA+
# Simultaneous Players 2
# Maximum Players 2
Game Play Either
Control Panel Layout Multiple Player
  • Joystick: 49-position optical
  • Buttons: 3 - Turbo|Change Player/Pass|Jump/Tackle
Sound Amplified Stereo (two channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard

NFL Blitz KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 3.29 (3 votes)

Fun Factor: 4.50

Overall Like 4.50
Fun (Social) 4.50
Fun (Solo) 4.50
Collector Desire 4.50

Technical Rating: 3.25

Gameplay 3.33
Graphics 4.50
Originality 4.50
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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VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op NFL Blitz Census

There are 14,838 members of the Video Arcade Preservation Society / Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,506 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 164,922 machines (6,919 unique titles).

Very Common - There are 59 known instances of this machine owned by NFL Blitz collectors who are active members. Of these, 29 of them are original dedicated machines. 13 of them are conversions in which game circuit boards (and possibly cabinet graphics) have been placed in (and on) another game cabinet. 16 of them are only circuit boards which a collector could put into a generic case if desired.

For Sale - There are 5 active VAPS members with a NFL Blitz machines for sale. There are 2 active VAPS members with a NFL Blitz circuit boards for sale.

Wanted - There are 4 active VAPS members currently looking for NFL Blitz.

This game ranks a 11 on a scale out of 100 (100 = most often seen, 1=least common) in popularity based on census ownership records.

This game ranks a 7 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]



The 3DFX chipset on the PCB is responsible for the game's smooth 3-D graphics.


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  2. Super High Impact
  3. NFL Blitz
  4. NFL Blitz '99
  5. NFL Blitz 2000
  6. NFL Blitz 2000: Gold Edition

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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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Unopened From The Manufacturer Arcade1up NFL Blitz PCB

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NFL Blitz Arcade Marquee/Sign (26" x 8")

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NFL Blitz Video Arcade Game Flyer Midway 1997 Football

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NFL Blitz 2000 Gold Edition Arcade Marquee 26"x8"

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NFL Blitz Video Arcade Game by Midway Games

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Auctions Recap

Year Count Median $ Average $
2015 1 230.00 230.00
2016 1 86.25 86.25
2017 2 512.13 512.13
All Years 4 273.13 335.13


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