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Tecmo Knight Tecmo Knight - Japanese Logo - Katakana / Kanji

Tecmo Knight - Cabinet - Video Game Marquee


A side-scrolling beat-em-up that takes place in medieval times. Fight against red ogres and other monsters. This game lets you transform into a weird monster.

Tecmo Knight was produced by Tecmo in 1989.

Tecmo released 64 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1985. Tecmo was based in Japan.

Other machines made by Tecmo during the time period Tecmo Knight was produced include: Silk Worm, Ninja Ryukenden, Back Fire, Tecmo Bowl '88 / Tecmo Bowl II, Ninja Gaiden, World Cup '90, Tecmo Bowl (PlayChoice), Wild Fang, Ninja Gaiden Episode II: The Dark Sword Of Chaos, and Ninja Gaiden Episode III: The Ancient Ship Of Doom


Name Tecmo Knight
Developer Tecmo (Japan)
Year 1989
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 10046
Class Wide Release
Genre Scrolling Fighter
Conversion Class JAMMA
# Simultaneous Players 2
# Maximum Players 2
Game Play Joint
Control Panel Layout Multiple Player
  • Joystick: 8-way
  • Buttons: 3 - AttackJumpTransform
Sound Amplified Mono (one channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard

Tecmo Knight KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 3.20 (1 vote)

Fun Factor: 3.40

Overall Like 4.00
Fun (Social) 4.00
Fun (Solo) 3.00
Collector Desire 2.00

Technical Rating: 3.00

Gameplay 3.00
Graphics 3.00
Originality 3.00
Sound/Music 3.00

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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Programmers : Pochi, HB.M, EXP2148
Graphic designers : Bruter, Noise, Yohkun, D.H.Max
Character designers : Bruter, Noise, S?nager, Yohkun
Sound creators : Mikio Saito (Metal Yuhki), Mayu
Hardware : Yoshidasan
Directed by : Strong Shima


This game is also known as Wild Fang.

VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Tecmo Knight Census

There are 14,958 members of the Video Arcade Preservation Society / Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,547 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 165,359 machines (6,939 unique titles).

Uncommon - There are 18 known instances of this machine owned by Tecmo Knight collectors who are active members. Of these, 2 of them are original dedicated machines. 16 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 an extra Tecmo Knight circuit board for sale.

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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