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Super Basketball Super Basketball - Japanese Logo - Katakana / Kanji

Super Basketball - Cabinet - Video Game Marquee


Compete against different computer-controlled teams such as Junior High School, High School, College, University, etc. After you beat a team you will move on to the next until you compete against the ultimate team.

Super Basketball was produced by Konami in 1984.

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 Super Basketball was produced include: Venus, Track & Field, Roc'n Rope, Mega Zone, Juno First, Antarctic Adventure, Badlands, Circus Charlie, Comic Bakery, and Hyper Olympic '84


Name Super Basketball
Developer Konami (Japan)
Year 1984
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 9864
Class Wide Release
Genre Sports
Conversion Class Konami Classic
Game Specific Super Basketball Pinout
Dipswitch Settings

Super Basketball Dipswitch Settings (user contributed)

# Simultaneous Players 1
# Maximum Players 2
Game Play Alternating
Control Panel Layout Single Player
  • Joystick: 8-way
  • Buttons: 3 - DribbleShootPass
Sound Amplified Mono (one channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard
PCB Super Basketball PCB Image

Game Play

The computer team will start out with a certain score. You, playing offence, must score enough points in a certain amount of time to beat the computer team in order to move on to the next group of opponents.

Super Basketball KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 2.58 (1 vote)

Fun Factor: 1.00

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

Technical Rating: 3.00

Gameplay 5.00
Graphics 3.00
Originality 0.00
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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This game uses the same pinouts as most other vertical Konami games of that time such as Scramble, Super Cobra, Gyruss, Time Pilot and Time Pilot '84.

VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Super Basketball Census

There are 14,850 members of the Video Arcade Preservation Society / Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,512 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 164,983 machines (6,922 unique titles).

Common - There are 40 known instances of this machine owned by Super Basketball collectors who are active members. Of these, 2 of them are original dedicated machines. 5 of them are conversions in which game circuit boards (and possibly cabinet graphics) have been placed in (and on) another game cabinet. 33 of them are only circuit boards which a collector could put into a generic case if desired.

For Sale - There is one active VAPS member with a Super Basketball machine for sale. There are 4 active VAPS members with a Super Basketball circuit boards for sale.

Wanted - There are 2 active VAPS members currently looking for Super Basketball.

This game ranks a 17 on a scale out of 100 (100 = most often seen, 1=least common) in popularity based on census ownership records.

This game ranks a 2 on a scale out of 100 (100 = most often seen, 1=least common) in popularity based on census want list records.

Rarity and Popularity independently are not necessarily indications of value. [More Information]



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