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Pocket Fighter Pocket Fighter - Japanese Logo - Katakana / Kanji

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This game is a cute "Super Deformed Anime"-style fighting game. It contains characters from a number of other Capcom fighting games.

Pocket Fighter was produced by Capcom in 1997.

Capcom released 228 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1984. Capcom was based in Japan.

Other machines made by Capcom during the time period Pocket Fighter was produced include: Star Gladiator, Rockman 2: The Power Fighters, Quiz Nanairo Dreams: Nijiirochou No Kiseki, Dungeons Dragons: Shadow Over Mystara, CP System III, Battle Circuit, Marvel Super Heroes Vs. Street Fighter, Red Earth, Street Fighter III - New Generation, and Vampire Hunter 2

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Name Pocket Fighter
Developer Capcom (Japan)
Year 1997
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 9051
Class Wide Release
Genre Fighting
Conversion Class Capcom CPS II - JAMMA
# Simultaneous Players 2
# Maximum Players 2
Game Play Competitive
Control Panel Layout Multiple Player
  • Joystick: 8-way
  • Buttons: 4 - Punch|Kick|Special|Taunt
Sound Capcom Q-Sound - Amplified Stereo
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard

Pocket Fighter KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 3.03 (1 vote)

Fun Factor: 2.75

Overall Like 3.00
Fun (Social) -1.00
Fun (Solo) 3.00
Collector Desire 3.00

Technical Rating: 3.25

Gameplay 4.00
Graphics 4.00
Originality 2.00
Sound/Music 3.00

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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If you have a IPocket FighterI board set you can easly convert it to ISuper Puzzle Fighter II XI also known as ISuper Puzzle Fighter TurboI in the US.

VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Pocket Fighter 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).

Uncommon - There are 18 known instances of this machine owned by Pocket Fighter collectors who are active members. Of these, 2 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.

Wanted - There is one active VAPS member currently looking for Pocket Fighter. There is one active VAPS member looking for a Pocket Fighter circuit board set.

This game ranks a 4 on a scale out of 100 (100 = most often seen, 1=least common) in popularity based on census ownership records.

This game ranks a 3 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]



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