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Tube Panic Tube Panic - Japanese Logo - Katakana / Kanji

Tube Panic - Cabinet - Video Game Marquee


A 3-D blaster from Nichibutsu.

Tube Panic was produced by Nichibutsu in 1984.

Nichibutsu released 93 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1979. Nichibutsu was based in Japan.

Other machines made by Nichibutsu during the time period Tube Panic was produced include: Jangou, Dacholer, Skelagon, SF-X, Nichibutsu Hustler, Roller Jammer, Jangou Lady, Ninja Emaki, Cop 01, and Pastel Gal


Name Tube Panic
Developer Nichibutsu (Japan)
Year 1984
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 10211
Class Wide Release
Genre Shooter
Conversion Class unique
Game Specific Tube Panic Pinout
# Simultaneous Players 1
# Maximum Players 2
Game Play Alternating
Control Panel Layout Single Player
Sound Amplified Mono (one channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard

Tube Panic KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 0.00 (0 votes)

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VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Tube Panic Census

There are 14,954 members of the Video Arcade Preservation Society / Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,548 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 165,359 machines (6,938 unique titles).

Scarce - There are 4 known instances of this machine owned by Tube Panic collectors who are active members. Of these, 4 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 Tube Panic circuit board set.

This game ranks a 1 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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