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A one to four player wrestling game in which each player has control of a wrestler for a one-fall tag team match. Characters are controlled by a directional joystick, a large light-up action button and a tag button.

Ring No Ouja was produced by Konami in 1988.

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 Ring No Ouja was produced include: Hyper Crash, Vs. Top Gun, Typhoon, Trick Trap, Track & Field (PlayChoice), '88 Games, Akumajou Dracula, Chequered Flag, Contra (PlayChoice), and Crazy Cop

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Name Ring No Ouja
Developer Konami (Japan)
Year 1988
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 9321
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
  • Backlit Buttons: 1 - Action
  • Buttons: 1 - Tag
Sound Amplified Mono (one channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard

Game Introduction

What is so addicting about this multiplayer wrestling game is that physical activity immerses you in the gameplay. The game's "Action" button (and the characters position from the opponent) controls all the special moves. Action becomes furious when a player's character pins or has been pinned by an opponent. The game's "ring side" commentary descibes the various moves and holds occuring on screen to add to the excitement. The game has eight different characters to choose from: Kamikaze Ken, The Maui Mauler, San Antonio Smasher, Conan The Great, El Condor, Saturn Six, Bigfoot Joe and Alan The Empire.

One player can choose two of those wrestlers for his or her own tag team or two players can each choose to be one of the wrestlers on the same tag team depending on whether the game is played competively or cooperatively. There can be up to four players that compete in a single match.

Ring No Ouja KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 0.00 (0 votes)

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Cheats, Tricks, Bugs, and Easter Eggs

Pressing the Tag button will pull a prone opponent from the mat to his feet. A stunned opponent on their feet will be whipped to the ropes if you hit the Tag button again.

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Japanese version of The Main Event.

VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Ring No Ouja Census

There are 14,834 members of the Video Arcade Preservation Society / Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,506 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 164,890 machines (6,918 unique titles).

Very rare - There is one known instance of this machine owned by an active member Ring No Ouja collector. It is a set of 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.

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