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Secret Agent Secret Agent - Japanese Logo - Katakana / Kanji

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A side-scrolling shooter with multiple references to the James Bond series of films. Fight a variety of terrorists to save the world from a nuclear holocaust. Scenes include the standard running and jumping stages as well as mid-air fights, underwater battles, and motorcycle chases.

Secret Agent was produced by Nihon Bussan/AV Japan in 1989.

Nihon Bussan/AV Japan released 60 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1978. Nihon Bussan/AV Japan was based in United States.

Other machines made by Nihon Bussan/AV Japan during the time period Secret Agent was produced include: Oscar - Psycho-Nics, Stadium Hero, Pocket Gal, Pocket Gal 2, Gondomania, Sly Spy, Mad Motor, Out Fencer, Midnight Resistance, and Super BurgerTime

Secret Agent
Secret Agent


Name Secret Agent
Developer Nihon Bussan/AV Japan (United States)
Year 1989
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 9463
Class Wide Release
Genre Scrolling Shooter
Conversion Class JAMMA
Dipswitch Settings

Secret Agent Dipswitch Settings (user contributed)

# Simultaneous Players 1
# Maximum Players 1
Game Play Single
Control Panel Layout Single Player
  • Joystick: 8-way
  • Buttons: 2 - Shoot/KickJump
Sound Amplified Mono (one channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard
  • Cabaret/Mini
  • Cocktail
  • Counter-Top/Table-Top/Bar-Top

Game Introduction

The ultimate power-up in this game is called the "Golden Gun" and it works almost like the cobra gun in RoboCop. The Bond villian "Jaws" shows up at the end of stage two and one of the Bond logos shows up during the attract mode. Another one of the Bond villians who also appears in the game is "Odd Job".

At the start of each game you are allowed to select a three digit number for yourself of course, everyone selects 0-0-7.

Game Play

Help 'Secret Agent' save the world by shooting a variety of bad guys. Your main weapon is your gun that requires a continual supply of bullets, but if it runs out you will have to kick.

Certain enemies drop pieces of the Golden Gun and once it has been assembled, the gun becomes a very powerful rifle capable of destroying just about anything in its path.

Secret Agent KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 1.25 (1 vote)

Fun Factor: 0.67

Overall Like 1.00
Fun (Social) -1.00
Fun (Solo) 1.00
Collector Desire 0.00

Technical Rating: 1.25

Gameplay 2.00
Graphics 1.00
Originality 1.00
Sound/Music 1.00

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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European version of Sly Spy.

VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Secret Agent 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 22 known instances of this machine owned by Secret Agent collectors who are active members. Of these, 22 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 7 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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