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Super Strike Super Strike - Japanese Logo - Katakana / Kanji

Super Strike - Cabinet - Video Game Marquee


Using a cue ball, you roll the ball into the machine. An IR sensor reads where the ball rolls, and knocks down pins accordingly. There are variations of bowling including regular bowling, Strike or Die and Flash.

Super Strike was produced by Stern Electronics in 1990.

Stern Electronics released 67 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1977. Stern Electronics was based in United States.

Other machines made by Stern Electronics during the time period Super Strike was produced include: Lazorlord, Black Beauty, Gold Medal With Bruce Jenner, Super Bagman, and Speed Coin


Name Super Strike
Developer Stern Electronics (United States)
Year 1990
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 9961
Class Wide Release
Genre Other
Conversion Class unique
# Simultaneous Players 1
# Maximum Players 4
Game Play Alternating
Control Panel Layout Single Player Ambidextrous
  • Infrared Sensor
  • Buttons: 2 - Left Hook|Right Hook
  • Cue Ball (Billiards ball)
Sound Amplified Mono (one channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard

Game Introduction

Super Stike is your standard bowling game. Flash is standard bowling with the twist of getting extra points for knocking down all the pins (including a spare) within a time (counter counts 50, 100, 200, back to 50...on). Stike or Die is that you must Stike or you do not get points. If I did not mention this in the above, When you roll the ball into the playing sensor it knocks down "pins" on the screen.

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

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After talking with the Senior Tech at Grand Products, he said that the game is no longer supported. Not only that but when they moved their company, they didn't keep any of the machines. All were given to employees, that were left over.

Cabinet Information

Wood paneling. The play field looks very similiar to a miniture bowling alley.


From what I see on the PCB (which incidentily is labeled SlickShot with a Sticker of Super Strike over it) the hardware is the same except a wire is connected across from the Z80 to the sound processor. Also the playfield must be changed out, for it to be a SlickShot. I would also speculate that you would need the short cue stick.

VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Super Strike Census

There are 14,755 members of the Video Arcade Preservation Society / Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,475 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 164,460 machines (6,896 unique titles).

Uncommon - There are 15 known instances of this machine owned by Super Strike collectors who are active members. Of these, 12 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. 2 of them are only circuit boards which a collector could put into a generic case if desired.

For Sale - There are 3 active VAPS members with a Super Strike machines for sale.

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

This game ranks a 3 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]


4 dip switches that do not appear to have any functionality. Processor is a Z80.

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All Years 1 632.50 632.50


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