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Super Formula Super Formula - Japanese Logo - Katakana / Kanji

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Choose you car and your pilot. Try to have a good qualification before starting a race.

Super Formula was produced by Video System Co. Ltd. in 1989.

Video System Co. Ltd. released 30 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1989. Video System Co. Ltd. was based in Japan.

Other machines made by Video System Co. Ltd. during the time period Super Formula was produced include: Mahjong Summer Story, Tail To Nose - Great Championship, Pipe Dream, Hatris, and F-1 Grand Prix

Super Formula
Super Formula


Name Super Formula
Developer Video System Co. Ltd. (Japan)
Year 1989
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 9897
Class Wide Release
Genre Racing
Conversion Class JAMMA
# Simultaneous Players 1
# Maximum Players 1
Game Play Single
Control Panel Layout Single Player
  • Joystick: 2-way (left, right)
  • Buttons: 2 - Brake|Acceleration
Sound Amplified Mono (one channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard

Game Introduction

After choosing the car, your pilot, and thoe race, try to get the best time at qualification for starting at the better grid. You can choose four different races. For Silverstone, Suzuka or Detroit race, you must complete three laps before the time is over and you must try to be in the top three positions. After the three laps the game is over. If you choose the last race, you must complete two laps of Silverstone, Suzuka, Detroit and Monaco, also before the time is end and in the three first positions. The PCB can be set on joystick mode or steering wheel mode.

Super Formula KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 3.28 (1 vote)

Fun Factor: 3.80

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

Technical Rating: 2.75

Gameplay 3.00
Graphics 3.00
Originality 3.00
Sound/Music 2.00

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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Japanese version of Tail To Nose - Great Championship

VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Super Formula Census

There are 14,839 members of the Video Arcade Preservation Society / Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,506 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 164,922 machines (6,919 unique titles).

Uncommon - There are 15 known instances of this machine owned by Super Formula collectors who are active members. Of these, 15 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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