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Space King Space King - Japanese Logo - Katakana / Kanji

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Description

Move your tank back and forth along the bottom of the screen and shoot endless waves of aliens marching towards earth. Shoot the flying saucer for extra points.

Space King was produced by Konami in 1978.

Konami released 433 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 Space King was produced include: Block Game, Space War (Leijac), 600, Amidar, and Jungler

Specs

Name Space King
Developer Konami (Japan)
Year 1978
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 9671
Class Wide Release
Genre Shooter
Monitor
Conversion Class unique
# Simultaneous Players 1
# Maximum Players 2
Game Play Alternating
Control Panel Layout Single Player
Controls
  • Joystick: 2-way (left, right)
  • Buttons: 1 - Fire
Sound Amplified Mono (one channel)
Instructions Space King Instructions Image

Game Play

Move your base left or right to shoot the endless waves of aliens marching towards earth. There are four buildings (shields) that you can hide behind, but eventually they will be destroyed either by enemy missiles or by the enemies themselves. The aliens' descent quickens as you eliminate them. Shoot the flying saucer for extra points.

Space King KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 0.00 (0 votes)

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Miscellaneous

COPY OF: Space Invaders
LICENSOR: Leijac

This is the same as Space Invaders only the graphics have more detail and the labels at the top of the screen for player one, player two and the high score are written using Japanese katakana.

VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Space King Census

There are 14,746 members of the Video Arcade Preservation Society / Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,470 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 164,450 machines (6,893 unique titles).

Rare - There are 2 known instances of this machine owned by Space King collectors who are active members. Of these, It is an original dedicated machine (not another machine converted with a kit). One is a set of circuit boards which a collector could put into a generic case if desired.

For Sale - There is one active VAPS member with a Space King machine for sale. There is one active VAPS member with an extra Space King circuit board for sale.

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

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