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Shootout Shootout - Japanese Logo - Katakana / Kanji

Shootout - Cabinet - Video Game Marquee


Players must take on the criminal underworld in this 2-D shooter. Be careful not to shoot the policemen or the good citizens by accident!

Shootout was produced by Data East in 1985.

Data East released 174 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1979. Data East was based in Japan.

Other machines made by Data East during the time period Shootout was produced include: Fighting Ice Hockey, Tag Team Wrestling, Battle Wings, Zaviga, Grand Sumo, The, B-Wings, Boulder Dash DECO, Zero Target, Competition Golf, and Darwin 4078


Name Shootout
Developer Data East (Japan)
Year 1985
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 9530
Class Wide Release
Genre Shooter
Conversion Class Data East Classic
Game Specific Shootout Pinout
Dipswitch Settings

Shootout Dipswitch Settings (user contributed)

# Simultaneous Players 1
# Maximum Players 2
Game Play Alternating
Control Panel Layout Single Player
  • Joystick: 8-way
  • Buttons: 2 - FireRoll
Sound Amplified Mono (one channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard
Bezel Shootout Bezel Image
Control Panel Shootout Control Panel Image

Shootout KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 4.03 (1 vote)

Fun Factor: 3.80

Overall Like 5.00
Fun (Social) 2.00
Fun (Solo) 4.00
Collector Desire 3.00

Technical Rating: 4.25

Gameplay 4.00
Graphics 5.00
Originality 4.00
Sound/Music 4.00

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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The board is directly swappable with Ring King, Express Raider and the single-player Karate Champ. With the appropriate Data East adaptors you can convert this cabinet to Kung-Fu Master Irem pinout, two-player Karate Champ needs additional wiring, Commando Capcom pinout, Karnov JAMMA pinout and Tag Team Wrestling Konami pinout.

VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Shootout Census

There are 14,948 members of the Video Arcade Preservation Society / Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,545 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 165,379 machines (6,938 unique titles).

Common - There are 35 known instances of this machine owned by Shootout collectors who are active members. Of these, 6 of them are original dedicated machines. 2 of them are conversions in which game circuit boards (and possibly cabinet graphics) have been placed in (and on) another game cabinet. 27 of them are only circuit boards which a collector could put into a generic case if desired.

For Sale - There are 2 active VAPS members with a Shootout circuit boards for sale.

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

This game ranks a 13 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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