Museum of the Game ®

International Arcade Museum® — Killer List of Videogames®

Raiden Raiden - Japanese Logo - Katakana / Kanji

Raiden - Cabinet - Video Game Marquee


In the year 2090, Earth has suddenly become the target of deranged aliens. Following the invasion, a new cutting-edge weapon, the Raiden Supersonic Attack Fighter, based on a destroyed alien craft, is created for humanity's hope for survival.

Raiden was produced by Seibu Kaihatsu in 1990.

Seibu Kaihatsu released 26 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1985. Seibu Kaihatsu was based in Japan.

Other machines made by Seibu Kaihatsu during the time period Raiden was produced include: Double Dynamites, Dynamite Duke, Dead Angle, Air Raid, Empire City: 1931, Seibu Cup Soccer, Olympic Soccer '92, Zero Team, Raiden II, and Raiden DX


Name Raiden
Developer Seibu Kaihatsu (Japan)
Year 1990
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 9244
Class Wide Release
Genre Scrolling Shooter
Conversion Class JAMMA
Dipswitch Settings

Raiden Dipswitch Settings (user contributed)

# Simultaneous Players 2
# Maximum Players 2
Game Play Joint
Control Panel Layout Multiple Player
  • Joystick: 8-way
  • Buttons: 2 - FireBomb
Sound Amplified Mono (one channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard

Raiden KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 4.45 (1 vote)

Fun Factor: 4.40

Overall Like 5.00
Fun (Social) 4.00
Fun (Solo) 5.00
Collector Desire 3.00

Technical Rating: 4.50

Gameplay 5.00
Graphics 5.00
Originality 3.00
Sound/Music 5.00

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.

Log in to rate this game!

Cheats, Tricks, Bugs, and Easter Eggs

Items list:

Red beacon: Gives the Vulcan firepower to the player who obtains it.

Blue beacon: Gives the Laser firepower to the player who obtains it.

M: Gives the Nuclear missile sub-weapon to the player who obtains it.

H: Gives the Homing missile sub-weapon to the player who obtains it.

1-UP: Gives the player who obtains it an extra life stock.

P: Maximizes the players current weapon sets to full power.

B: Increases bomb stock by one.

Medal: Gives a score of 300 points.

Miclus: Seibu Kaihatsu's dragon mascot appears in Raiden and it's series, giving a score of 3,000.

Fairy: A small humanoid creature that gives whoever obtains it 10,000 points.

More pictures


The title in Japanese translates to "Thunder And Lightning".

Raiden is the name of a Japanese WWI Fighter, the Mitsubishi J2M Raiden.


Licenced to Fabtek for US manufacture and distribution.

VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Raiden Census

There are 14,829 members of the Video Arcade Preservation Society / Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,504 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 164,883 machines (6,918 unique titles).

Very Common - There are 162 known instances of this machine owned by Raiden collectors who are active members. Of these, 5 of them are original dedicated machines. 23 of them are conversions in which game circuit boards (and possibly cabinet graphics) have been placed in (and on) another game cabinet. 134 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 Raiden machine for sale. There are 6 active VAPS members with a Raiden circuit boards for sale.

Wanted - There are 3 active VAPS members currently looking for Raiden. There is one active VAPS member looking for a Raiden circuit board set.

This game ranks a 40 on a scale out of 100 (100 = most often seen, 1=least common) in popularity based on census ownership records.

This game ranks a 7 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]



  1. Raiden
  2. Raiden II
  3. Raiden DX


eBay Listings

Click to search eBay for Raiden Videogame machines and related items.

Click to search eBay for Seibu Kaihatsu for machines and parts.

When you click on links below to various merchants on this site and make a purchase, this can result in this site earning a commission. Such revenue helps to fund this site's operations. Affiliate programs and affiliations include, but are not limited to, the eBay Partner Network.


Ebay Compatible Application

Flyer FABTEK RAIDEN Arcade Video Game advertisement original see pic

Auction ends in: 3 weeks, 2 days


Raiden Fighters Arcade Marquee For Reproduction Header/Backlit Sign

Auction ends in: 4 days, 1 hour


Raiden DX Arcade Circuit Board PCB SEIBU KAIHATSU Game - Tested Working

Auction ends in: 2 weeks, 1 day


Raiden Arcade Marquee 26" x 8"

Auction ends in: 2 weeks, 6 days


Not Working Raiden Seibu Jamma Arcade Video game board PCB C3c

Auction ends in: 3 weeks, 4 days


Original Arcade Marquees Raiden Fighters and Dynamite Duke

Auction ends in: 3 weeks, 3 days


Raiden Arcade Pcb Working With Sound

Auction ends in: 2 days, 8 hours


Raiden II (2) Arcade Marquee 26" x 8"

Auction ends in: 1 week, 5 days


Auction Results

Logged in members can see all related auctions.

Auctions Recap

Year Count Median $ Average $
2015 1 172.50 172.50
2017 1 86.25 86.25
All Years 2 129.38 129.38


  1. Log in to contribute content to this page
  2. Please consider donating to the International Arcade Museum Library