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Steel Gunner Steel Gunner - Japanese Logo - Katakana / Kanji

Steel Gunner - Cabinet - Video Game Marquee


Use the guns to shoot at enemy cyborgs.

Steel Gunner was produced by Namco in 1990.

Namco released 310 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1977. Namco was based in Japan.

Other machines made by Namco during the time period Steel Gunner was produced include: World Stadium '89, Winning Run Suzuka Grand Prix, Winning Run 3, Valkyrie No Densetsu, Rompers, Boxy Boy, Cosmo Gang, Dragon Saber, Driver's Eyes, and Galaxian 3


Name Steel Gunner
Developer Namco (Japan)
Year 1990
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 9783
Class Wide Release
Genre Shooter
Conversion Class Namco System 2 - JAMMA
# Simultaneous Players 2
# Maximum Players 2
Game Play Joint
Control Panel Layout Multiple Player
  • Gun: Positional with trigger and two buttons - Fire|Missile
Sound Special Sound System
Amplified Stereo (2 channel) with seperate i
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard

Game Introduction

Garcia and Cliff are super cops in the Neo Arc police force. The professor and his daughter have been kidnapped and you must shoot your way through four missions to the final confrontation with the mysterious enemy superweapon!

Game Play

This is a fixed position "rail shooter" where you progress along a predefined path to win each level. You can shoot "anything" on screen, including plants, glass and other background objects, as well as the occassional innocent bystander. You lose health when shot by enemies and for accidentally shooting innocents. You regain health at the end of a round, depending on how accurate your shooting was.

Steel Gunner KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 0.00 (0 votes)

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The name of the police force is the Neo Arc PD (Neo = 'NEW' Arc i.e. Newark, New Jersey). A clever play on words.

Cabinet Information

Both Steel Gunner and Steel Gunner 2 share the same cabinet. They feature working police lights above the marquee.


This game can be converted into Steel Gunner 2 by switching the ROM sets.

VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Steel Gunner Census

There are 14,912 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).

Common - There are 22 known instances of this machine owned by Steel Gunner collectors who are active members. Of these, 14 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. 7 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 4 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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Steel Gunner 2, Taito Arcade Gun Control

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2015 1 115.00 115.00
2016 1 115.00 115.00
All Years 2 115.00 115.00


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