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Pound For Pound Pound For Pound - Japanese Logo - Katakana / Kanji

Pound For Pound - Cabinet - Video Game Marquee


An overhead boxing game by Irem with big and detailed characters and a high difficulty.

Pound For Pound was produced by Irem in 1990.

Irem released 89 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1978. Irem was based in Japan.

Other machines made by Irem during the time period Pound For Pound was produced include: Kengo, R-Type II, Legend Of Hero Tonma, X Multiply, Dragon Breed, Hammerin' Harry, Air Duel, Major Title, Daiku No Gensan, and Hasamu


Name Pound For Pound
Developer Irem (Japan)
Year 1990
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 9097
Class Wide Release
Genre Sports
Conversion Class JAMMA
# Simultaneous Players 2
# Maximum Players 2
Game Play Joint
Control Panel Layout Multiple Player
  • Trackball: Optical
  • Buttons: 2 - PunchBlock
Sound Amplified Mono (one channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard

Game Play

The game has eight different opponents to face. Their names are respectively: Macho Man, Cueball, Rocky, Roboman, Glass Nose, The Beast, B.B.Badnews and Bonecrusher. The game ends after you have defeated them all and become the champion.

Pound For Pound KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 3.13 (1 vote)

Fun Factor: 3.00

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

Technical Rating: 3.25

Gameplay 3.00
Graphics 3.00
Originality 4.00
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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VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Pound For Pound Census

There are 14,832 members of the Video Arcade Preservation Society / Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,505 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 164,882 machines (6,918 unique titles).

Uncommon - There are 11 known instances of this machine owned by Pound For Pound collectors who are active members. Of these, 2 of them are original dedicated machines. 8 of them are only circuit boards which a collector could put into a generic case if desired.

For Sale - There are 2 active VAPS members with a Pound For Pound machines for sale. There is one active VAPS member with an extra Pound For Pound circuit board for sale.

Wanted - No active members have added this machine to their wish list.

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

Rarity and Popularity independently are not necessarily indications of value. [More Information]


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