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PlayChoice PlayChoice - Japanese Logo - Katakana / Kanji

PlayChoice - Cabinet - Video Game Marquee


A multi-game system that would allow a user to select a game from a list of up to ten titles. The game software used was originally designed for the Nintendo Entertaiment System (a home gaming system).

PlayChoice was produced by Nintendo in 1986.

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 PlayChoice was produced include: Arm Wrestling, Super Punch-Out!!, Nintendo Vs. System, Vs. Clu Clu Land, Super Mario Bros., PlayChoice 5, PlayChoice 10, Volley Ball, Pro Wrestling, and Vs. Gradius


Name PlayChoice
Developer Nintendo (Japan)
Year 1986
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 9042
Class Wide Release
Genre System
Conversion Class unique
# Simultaneous Players 2
# Maximum Players 2
Game Play Either
Control Panel Layout Multiple Player
  • Joystick: 8-way
  • Buttons: 2 - |
  • Gun: Optical
Sound Amplified Mono (one channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard
  • Counter-Top/Table-Top/Bar-Top

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

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A dedicated tabletop version was made late in 1988.

Cabinet Information

Generic Nintendo logo stickers appear on both sides of the cabinet.

VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op PlayChoice Census

There are 14,896 members of the Video Arcade Preservation Society / Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,528 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 165,131 machines (6,927 unique titles).

Very Common - There are 57 known instances of this machine owned by PlayChoice collectors who are active members. Of these, 52 of them are original dedicated machines. 4 of them are conversions in which game circuit boards (and possibly cabinet graphics) have been placed in (and on) another game cabinet. One is a set of circuit boards which a collector could put into a generic case if desired.

For Sale - There are 2 active VAPS members with a PlayChoice machines for sale.

Wanted - There are 2 active VAPS members currently looking for PlayChoice.

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 2 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]



Even though games for the PlayChoice were basicly the same as the home versions for the "NES", the hardware is not compatable.


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