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Rescue Raider Rescue Raider - Japanese Logo - Katakana / Kanji

Rescue Raider - Cabinet - Video Game Marquee


Gather secret plans, better weapons and more fuel. Destroy any resistance.

Rescue Raider was produced by Bally Midway in 1987.

Bally Midway released 96 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1980. Bally Midway was based in United States.

Other machines made by Bally Midway during the time period Rescue Raider was produced include: Strange Science, Max RPM, Rampage, Lady Luck, Motordome, Party Animal, City Slicker, Dungeons & Dragons, Heavy Metal Meltdown, and Hardbody


Name Rescue Raider
Developer Bally Midway (United States)
Year 1987
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 9300
Class Wide Release
Genre Scrolling Shooter
Conversion Class Bally Sente
# Simultaneous Players 1
# Maximum Players 2
Game Play Alternating
Control Panel Layout Single Player
  • Joystick: 8-way - Move Vehicle
  • Joystick: 8-way - Aim and Fire Weapon
  • Buttons: 1 - Change Weapon
Sound Amplified Mono (one channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard
Bezel Rescue Raider Bezel Image
Control Panel Rescue Raider Control Panel Image

Game Play

You pilot an armed vehicle that is trying to gather secret plans. These plans will reveal what an area of your map is hiding. You can also take hostages, gather fuel and better weapons. You seem to have unlimited lives but limited fuel. If you run out of fuel you can by more with a quarter.

Rescue Raider KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 3.80 (1 vote)

Fun Factor: 3.60

Overall Like 4.00
Fun (Social) 2.00
Fun (Solo) 4.00
Collector Desire 4.00

Technical Rating: 4.00

Gameplay 4.00
Graphics 4.00
Originality 5.00
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 Rescue Raider Census

There are 14,911 members of the Video Arcade Preservation Society / Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,532 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 165,200 machines (6,928 unique titles).

Uncommon - There are 7 known instances of this machine owned by Rescue Raider collectors who are active members. Of these, 2 of them are original dedicated machines. One is a conversion in which game circuit boards (and possibly cabinet graphics) have been placed in (and on) another game cabinet. 4 of them are only circuit boards which a collector could put into a generic case if desired.

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

This game ranks a 1 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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