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Punk Shot Punk Shot - Japanese Logo - Katakana / Kanji

Punk Shot - Cabinet - Video Game Marquee


Two-on-two ghetto basketball game for one to four people. Players can pass or shoot when they have the ball, or punch and kick when the opposition does. Various obstacles (manholes, etc.) also add to gameplay.

Punk Shot was produced by Konami in 1990.

Konami released 434 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1978. Konami was based in Japan.

Other machines made by Konami during the time period Punk Shot was produced include: Kyuukouka Bakugekitai, Cosmic Wars, Main Stadium, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Teenage Mutant Hero Turtles - Style 2, Aliens, Golfing Greats, Lightning Fighters, Over Drive, and Parodius Da


Name Punk Shot
Developer Konami (Japan)
Year 1990
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 9157
Class Wide Release
Genre Sports
Conversion Class JAMMA+
# Simultaneous Players 4
# Maximum Players 4
Game Play Either
Control Panel Layout Multiple Player
  • Joystick: 8-way
  • Buttons: 3 - Shoot|Pass|Punch
Sound Amplified Mono (one channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard
Side Art Punk Shot Side Art Image

Game Introduction

There are two teams in the game: The Ramblers and The Slammers. Each team has two different characters: for The Ramblers, Basher and Stallion; and for The Slammers, Hair and Spike.

At the beginning of game, players can select one of four different places to play: a park, a docking pier, a vacant lot or an alleyway.

Game Play

The game play is similar to Arch Rivals.

Punk Shot KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 3.78 (1 vote)

Fun Factor: 3.80

Overall Like 4.00
Fun (Social) 4.00
Fun (Solo) 4.00
Collector Desire 3.00

Technical Rating: 3.75

Gameplay 4.00
Graphics 4.00
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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Probably a Japanese import that was not sold in the US. Stereotypes are prevalent, and the entire theme was influenced from the street-gang flicks of the late 80's.

VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Punk Shot Census

There are 14,908 members of the Video Arcade Preservation Society / Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,530 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 165,187 machines (6,929 unique titles).

Common - There are 29 known instances of this machine owned by Punk Shot collectors who are active members. Of these, It is an original dedicated machine. One is a conversion in which game circuit boards (and possibly cabinet graphics) have been placed in (and on) another game cabinet. 27 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 Punk Shot machine for sale. There are 4 active VAPS members with a Punk Shot circuit boards for sale.

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

This game ranks a 8 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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original 11.5-8” 1990 Punk Shot Konami ARCADE Video GAME FLYER AD

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NOS Konami PUNK SHOT Control Panel Overlay 16 1/4" x 27"

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Vintage ORIGINAL Konami Punk Shot Instruction Manual See Pictures

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