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Nintendo Vs. System Nintendo Vs. System - Japanese Logo - Katakana / Kanji

Nintendo Vs. System - Cabinet - Video Game Marquee


A video game system from Nintendo that is based on the NES home console. There were two different versions available: the UniSystem and the DualSystem.

Nintendo Vs. System was produced by Nintendo in 1985.

Nintendo released 107 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1970. Nintendo was based in Japan.

Other machines made by Nintendo during the time period Nintendo Vs. System was produced include: Balloon Fight, Baseball, Duck Hunt, Excitebike (PlayChoice), Excitebike, Arm Wrestling, Vs. Clu Clu Land, Super Punch-Out!!, Vs. Ladies Golf, and Super Mario Bros.


Name Nintendo Vs. System
Developer Nintendo (Japan)
Year 1985
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 8895
Class Wide Release
Genre System
Conversion Class unique
Game Specific Nintendo Vs. System Pinout
# Simultaneous Players 2
# Maximum Players 2
Game Play Either
Control Panel Layout Multiple Player
  • Joystick: 8-way
  • Buttons: 2 - AB
Sound Unamplified Mono (requires one-channel amp)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard
  • Cocktail

Nintendo Vs. System KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 3.62 (7 votes)

Fun Factor: 3.77

Overall Like 4.33
Fun (Social) 4.17
Fun (Solo) 3.71
Collector Desire 4.17

Technical Rating: 3.88

Gameplay 4.00
Graphics 3.67
Originality 4.00
Sound/Music 3.83

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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Cabinet Information

The UniSystem cabinets are the standard Nintendo design which were similar to the ones used for Donkey Kong. A DualSystem cabinet is pictured at the top of the page.

VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Nintendo Vs. System 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 351 known instances of this machine owned by Nintendo Vs. System collectors who are active members. Of these, 304 of them are original dedicated machines. 26 of them are conversions in which game circuit boards (and possibly cabinet graphics) have been placed in (and on) another game cabinet. 21 of them are only circuit boards which a collector could put into a generic case if desired.

For Sale - There are 6 active VAPS members with a Nintendo Vs. System machines for sale. There is one active VAPS member with an extra Nintendo Vs. System circuit board for sale.

Wanted - Popular - There are 23 active VAPS members currently looking for Nintendo Vs. System.

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

This game ranks a 33 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]

Additional References (logged in members often see more)

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

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Arcade PCB Tested Working Original Nintendo Vs System #2

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not working Original Nintendo Vs System arcade game board PCB Rf7-9

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