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Super Moon Cresta Super Moon Cresta - Japanese Logo - Katakana / Kanji

Super Moon Cresta - Cabinet - Video Game Marquee


Destroy attacking alien swarms and dock with your ship. Avoid the bombs the aliens drop.

Super Moon Cresta was produced by UPL in 1980.

UPL released 34 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1976. UPL was based in United States.

Other machines made by UPL during the time period Super Moon Cresta was produced include: Blasto, Depthcharge, Hustle, Blockade, Space Fire Bird, Carnival, Dorodon, Mouser, and Raiders 5


Name Super Moon Cresta
Developer UPL (United States)
Year 1980
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 9920
Class Hack/ROM Swap
Genre Shooter
Conversion Class unique
# Simultaneous Players 1
# Maximum Players 2
Game Play Alternating
Control Panel Layout Single Player
  • Joystick: 2-way (left, right)
  • Buttons: 1 - Fire
Sound Amplified Mono (one channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard
Side Art Super Moon Cresta Side Art Image

Game Introduction

This is the same as the Gremlin version of Moon Cresta except faster and the aliens drop bombs at you.

Super Moon Cresta KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 0.00 (0 votes)

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No date is listed on the screen. The date of 1980 is an estimate.


This game is a hack/ROM swap for Moon Cresta board sets.

VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Super Moon Cresta Census

There are 14,825 members of the Video Arcade Preservation Society / Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,504 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 164,875 machines (6,918 unique titles).

Uncommon - There are 10 known instances of this machine owned by Super Moon Cresta collectors who are active members. Of these, 7 of them are original dedicated machines. 3 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. There is one active VAPS member looking for a Super Moon Cresta circuit board set.

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]



CPU: Z80
SOUND: Custom

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