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Vulcan Venture Vulcan Venture - Japanese Logo - Katakana / Kanji

Vulcan Venture - Cabinet - Video Game Marquee

Description

A horizontal shooter where you control Vic Viper, a spaceship that increases its power by collecting capsules left by destroyed enemies. The player chooses the desired power-up by collecting capsules until the required cell is lit on the menu. The game is divided into stages, each containing a boss that must be destroyed.

Vulcan Venture was produced by Konami in 1988.

Konami released 434 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1978. Konami was based in Japan.

Other machines made by Konami during the time period Vulcan Venture was produced include: Hyper Crash, Vs. Top Gun, Typhoon, Trick Trap, Track & Field (PlayChoice), '88 Games, Akumajou Dracula, Chequered Flag, Contra (PlayChoice), and Crazy Cop

Vulcan Venture
Vulcan Venture

Specs

Name Vulcan Venture
Developer Konami (Japan)
Year 1988
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 10381
Class Wide Release
Genre Space
Monitor
Conversion Class JAMMA
Dipswitch Settings

Vulcan Venture Dipswitch Settings (user contributed)

# Simultaneous Players 1
# Maximum Players 2
Game Play Alternating
Control Panel Layout Single Player
Controls
  • Joystick: 8-way
  • Buttons: 3 - SelectFireMissile
Sound Amplified Stereo (two channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard
PCB Vulcan Venture PCB Image

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

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Miscellaneous

This game is known in Japan as IGradius II Gofer no YabouI Gofers Ambitions.

VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Vulcan Venture Census

There are 14,850 members of the Video Arcade Preservation Society / Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,512 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 164,983 machines (6,922 unique titles).

Uncommon - There are 17 known instances of this machine owned by Vulcan Venture collectors who are active members. Of these, 17 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 Vulcan Venture circuit board set.

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]

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Technical

Konami GX 785

Legacy

  1. Nemesis
  2. Lifeforce
  3. Vulcan Venture
  4. Gradius III
  5. Parodius Da
  6. Gokujou Parodius!
  7. Sexy Parodius
  8. Salamander 2
  9. Gradius IV - Fukkatsu

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