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Rainbow Islands Extra Version Rainbow Islands Extra Version - Japanese Logo - Katakana / Kanji

Rainbow Islands Extra Version - Cabinet - Video Game Marquee


You must reach the top of each level by jumping on platforms. You can fire rainbows to kill ennemies.

Rainbow Islands Extra Version was produced by Taito in 1988.

Taito released 486 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1967. Taito was based in Japan.

Other machines made by Taito during the time period Rainbow Islands Extra Version was produced include: Tokusyu Butai UAG, Full Throttle, Contintental Circuit, Exzisus, Wardner No Mori, Bonze Adventure, Chase H.Q., Chuka Taisen, Cloud Master, and Fighting Hawk


Name Rainbow Islands Extra Version
Developer Taito (Japan)
Year 1988
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 9256
Class Wide Release
Genre Platform
Conversion Class JAMMA
# Simultaneous Players 1
# Maximum Players 2
Game Play Alternating
Control Panel Layout Single Player
  • Joystick: 2-way (left, right)
  • Buttons: 2 - Rainbow|Jump
Sound Amplified Mono (one channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard

Game Introduction

This game has the exact same gameplay as Rainbow Islands - The Story Of Bubble Bobble 2, but the stages and bosses appear in a different order.

Game Play

Try to collect the big diamond in each isle, and three secret isle will appear after you finish the seventh isle. In these three secret isles, try to collect the three mirrors. After the last boss (tenth isle), the combination of the diamonds and mirror will free your friends who were captured!

Rainbow Islands Extra Version KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 0.00 (0 votes)

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Cheats, Tricks, Bugs, and Easter Eggs

In an isle, if you collect the seven little diamonds in order -- red to violet or violet to red -- a secret door on the boss room will open. Enter this secret room and you will collect a permanent power-up (fast rainbow, double rainbow, etc.) along with a description of a secret code that you can enter before you insert a credit into the game.



Licensed to Romstar for US manufacture and distribution.

VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Rainbow Islands Extra Version Census

There are 14,915 members of the Video Arcade Preservation Society / Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,533 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 165,211 machines (6,929 unique titles).

Uncommon - There are 18 known instances of this machine owned by Rainbow Islands Extra Version collectors who are active members. Of these, 18 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 an extra Rainbow Islands Extra Version circuit board for sale.

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

This game ranks a 3 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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