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Operation Wolf 3 Operation Wolf 3 - Japanese Logo - Katakana / Kanji

Operation Wolf 3 - Cabinet - Video Game Marquee


An improved game compared to the original. This update features more realistic characters plus three levels of difficulty: easy, hard, and extra hard. The game also has five fighting levels.

Operation Wolf 3 was produced by Taito in 1994.

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 Operation Wolf 3 was produced include: Recalhorn, Super D3bos, Quiz Sekai wa Show by shobai, Quiz Crayon Shinchan Orato Asobo, Quiz Crayon Shinchan, Bubble Symphony, Chase Bombers, Darius Gaiden, Elevator Action II, and Elevator Action Returns


Name Operation Wolf 3
Developer Taito (Japan)
Year 1994
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 8928
Class Wide Release
Genre Shooter
Conversion Class JAMMA+
# Simultaneous Players 2
# Maximum Players 2
Game Play Joint
Control Panel Layout Multiple Player
  • Gun: Positional with trigger and pump - Grenades
Sound Amplified Stereo (two channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard
Control Panel Operation Wolf 3 Control Panel Image
Side Art Operation Wolf 3 Side Art Image
PCB Operation Wolf 3 PCB Image

Game Play

The game play is the same as the original Operation Wolf but with a special mission at end of each level (five levels in all). Sometimes an extra scene will be added at the end of each level which includes an aircraft such as a plane, spaceship, or helecopter.

Operation Wolf 3 KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 0.00 (0 votes)

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VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Operation Wolf 3 Census

There are 14,898 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 165,153 machines (6,928 unique titles).

Uncommon - There are 9 known instances of this machine owned by Operation Wolf 3 collectors who are active members. Of these, 5 of them are original dedicated machines. One is a conversion in which game circuit boards (and possibly cabinet graphics) have been placed in (and on) another game cabinet. 3 of them are only circuit boards which a collector could put into a generic case if desired.

For Sale - There is one active VAPS member with a Operation Wolf 3 machine for sale.

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.

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The coil tends to seize up in the guns. Spraying it with a lubricant will free it up.


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Flyer TAITO OPERATION WOLF 3 Video Game advertisement original see pic

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Auctions Recap

Year Count Median $ Average $
2015 2 215.63 215.63
2016 2 100.63 100.63
2017 4 87.38 94.38
2018 1 59.00 59.00
All Years 9 88.50 118.78


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