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Up Scope Up Scope - Japanese Logo - Katakana / Kanji

Up Scope - Cabinet - Video Game Marquee


Kill the attacking sub hunter while wasting as many ships as possible. If you miss the sub hunter you go into a battle with it. The sub hunter will drop depth charges while you wait to fire a torpedeo.

Up Scope was produced by Grand Productions Inc. in 1986.

Grand Productions Inc. released only 1 machine in our database under this trade name. Grand Productions Inc. was based in United States.

Other machines made by Grand Productions Inc. during the time period Up Scope was produced include:


Name Up Scope
Developer Grand Productions Inc. (United States)
Year 1986
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 10271
Class Wide Release
Genre Shooter
Conversion Class unique
# Simultaneous Players 1
# Maximum Players 1
Game Play Single
Control Panel Layout Single Player
  • Periscope with two buttons on left and right handles - Up|Down|Fire|Fire
Sound Amplified Stereo (two channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard
Side Art Up Scope Side Art Image

Up Scope KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 3.54 (2 votes)

Fun Factor: 3.48

Overall Like 3.50
Fun (Social) 0.50
Fun (Solo) 4.00
Collector Desire 4.00

Technical Rating: 3.63

Gameplay 3.00
Graphics 3.50
Originality 4.00
Sound/Music 4.00

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This game utilizes a Commodore Amiga 500 personal computer motherboard with an add-on EPROM daughter board.

Cabinet Information

The game is housed in a unique cabinet shaped like a submarine's periscope.

VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Up Scope Census

There are 14,834 members of the Video Arcade Preservation Society / Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,506 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 164,890 machines (6,918 unique titles).

Uncommon - There are 15 known instances of this machine owned by Up Scope collectors who are active members. Of these, 13 of them are original dedicated machines. 2 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 a Up Scope machine 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]


All the game settings are configured in the diagnostic mode.


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Up Scope Grand Products 1987 arcade video game manual

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