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TwinHawk TwinHawk - Japanese Logo - Katakana / Kanji

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A scrolling shoot-em-up game where players control World War II plane. Shoot planes, tanks, boats, and other enemies. Collect power-ups for additional fire or bomb power.

TwinHawk was produced by Toaplan in 1989.

Toaplan released 31 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1986. Toaplan was based in Japan.

Other machines made by Toaplan during the time period TwinHawk was produced include: Tatsujin, Truxton, Pyros, Twin Cobra, Mahjong Sisters, Horror Story, Demon's World, Same! Same! Same!, Zero Wing, and Hell Fire


Name TwinHawk
Developer Toaplan (Japan)
Year 1989
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 10238
Class Wide Release
Genre Scrolling Shooter
Conversion Class JAMMA
# Simultaneous Players 2
# Maximum Players 2
Game Play Team
Control Panel Layout Multiple Player
  • Joystick: 8-way
  • Buttons: 2 - Fire|Bomb
Sound Amplified Mono (one channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard

Game Introduction

This game has the option of continuing from where your last plane was shot down. To continue, add additional quarters during or after game play.

Game Play

The two players move their war planes from land to sea shooting everything in site. Being hit by bullets for attacking planes, tanks, or boats results in death. Power-ups are offered at various times in the game.

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

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VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op TwinHawk Census

There are 14,952 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 165,357 machines (6,938 unique titles).

Uncommon - There are 20 known instances of this machine owned by TwinHawk collectors who are active members. Of these, It is an original dedicated machine (not another machine converted with a kit). 19 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.

This game ranks a 8 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]


The game can be configured for upright or cocktail cabinets by setting a DIP switch.


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