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Traverse USA Traverse USA - Japanese Logo - Katakana / Kanji

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Drive a motorcycle across America. The waypoints are major cities.

Traverse USA was produced by Irem in 1983.

Irem released 89 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1978. Irem was based in Japan.

Other machines made by Irem during the time period Traverse USA was produced include: Moon Patrol, Panther, Andromeda, Red Alert, Demoneye-X, Tropical Angel, Zippy Race, Lode Runner, Spartan X, and Battle-Road


Name Traverse USA
Developer Irem (Japan)
Year 1983
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 10185
Class Wide Release
Genre Racing
Conversion Class Irem
Game Specific Traverse USA Pinout
Dipswitch Settings

Traverse USA Dipswitch Settings (user contributed)

# Simultaneous Players 1
# Maximum Players 2
Game Play Alternating
Control Panel Layout Single Player
  • Joystick: 2-way (left, right)
  • Buttons: 2 - LowHigh
Sound Amplified Mono (one channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard

Traverse USA KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 0.00 (0 votes)

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A DIP switch on this machine can change the title to either Traverse USA or Zippy Race.


This is the same game as Zippy Race.

This is also the same game as MotoRace USA, which was licensed to Williams for US manufacture and distribution.

VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Traverse USA Census

There are 14,944 members of the Video Arcade Preservation Society / Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,544 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 165,327 machines (6,937 unique titles).

Uncommon - There are 20 known instances of this machine owned by Traverse USA collectors who are active members. Of these, 20 of them are only circuit boards which a collector could put into a generic case if desired.

For Sale - There are 2 active VAPS members with a Traverse USA circuit boards for sale.

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

This game ranks a 11 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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