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Omega Fighter Omega Fighter - Japanese Logo - Katakana / Kanji

Omega Fighter - Cabinet - Video Game Marquee


A space shooter with various levels and backgrounds. Players control spaceships that can collect various power-ups for increased and different fire power. Two players can play at the same time cooperative.

Omega Fighter was produced by UPL in 1989.

UPL released 34 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1976. UPL was based in United States.

Other machines made by UPL during the time period Omega Fighter was produced include: Arc Area, Ark Area, XX Mission, Ninja-Kid II, Mutant Night, Task Force Harrier, Atomic Robo-Kid, Omega Fighter Special, Ochichi Mahjong, and Urashima Mahjong


Name Omega Fighter
Developer UPL (United States)
Year 1989
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 8918
Class Wide Release
Genre Shooter
Conversion Class JAMMA
Dipswitch Settings

Omega Fighter Dipswitch Settings (user contributed)

# Simultaneous Players 2
# Maximum Players 2
Game Play Team
Control Panel Layout Multiple Player
  • Joystick: 8-way
  • Buttons: 2 - FireSpecial Weapon
Sound Amplified Mono (one channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard

Game Introduction

Players control up to two ships much like in Raiden or Sky Shark. The game has fast action with some original power-ups such as a "slow down" feature that temporarily slows the action to aid in survival.

Omega Fighter KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 0.00 (0 votes)

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This game was licensed to American Sammy for US manufacture and distribution.

VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Omega Fighter Census

There are 14,906 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 165,176 machines (6,928 unique titles).

Uncommon - There are 13 known instances of this machine owned by Omega Fighter collectors who are active members. Of these, 13 of them are only circuit boards which a collector could put into a generic case if desired.

Wanted - There is one active VAPS member currently looking for Omega Fighter.

This game ranks a 5 on a scale out of 100 (100 = most often seen, 1=least common) in popularity based on census ownership records.

This game ranks a 2 on a scale out of 100 (100 = most often seen, 1=least common) in popularity based on census want list records.

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The PCB contains two sets of DIP switches that change difficulty, the number of ships, coin selection and cocktail or upright modes. An on-screen test mode starts at power-on and a diagnostic mode can be selected via the test switch to check the foreground and background ROM images, color and sound.


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