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War Gods - Cabinet - Video Game Marquee


One on one, no holds barred physical brawl between two super-powered fighters equipped with inhuman moves and projectiles. Fighting occurs in three dimensions as the game features an oversized 3-D button. First winner of two matches advances to the next opponent of many.

War Gods was produced by Midway Games in 1996.

Midway Games released 53 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1972. Midway Games was based in United States.

Other machines made by Midway Games during the time period War Gods was produced include: 2 On 2 Open Ice Challenge, Mortal Kombat 3, Ultimate Mortal Kombat 3, WWF Wrestle Mania, Cruis'n USA, Touch Master 2000 Plus, NBA Maximum Hangtime, Killer Instinct 2, NBA Hangtime, and Cruis'n World


Name War Gods
Developer Midway Games (United States)
Year 1996
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 10398
Class Wide Release
Genre Fighting
Conversion Class JAMMA+
External Device HDD
# Simultaneous Players 2
# Maximum Players 2
Game Play Competitive
Control Panel Layout Multiple Player
  • Joystick: 8-way
  • Buttons: 6 - High Punch|High Kick|Low Punch|Low Kick|Block|3-D
Sound Amplified Stereo (two channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard
Control Panel War Gods Control Panel Image
PCB War Gods PCB Image

Game Play

The gameplay is similiar to Mortal Kombat 3, except that the Run button is replaced with the 3-D button.

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

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VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op War Gods Census

There are 14,826 members of the Video Arcade Preservation Society / Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,504 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 164,880 machines (6,918 unique titles).

Common - There are 35 known instances of this machine owned by War Gods collectors who are active members. Of these, 12 of them are original dedicated machines. One is a conversion in which game circuit boards (and possibly cabinet graphics) have been placed in (and on) another game cabinet. 22 of them are only circuit boards which a collector could put into a generic case if desired.

For Sale - There are 4 active VAPS members with a War Gods circuit boards for sale.

Wanted - There is one active VAPS member currently looking for War Gods.

This game ranks a 10 on a scale out of 100 (100 = most often seen, 1=least common) in popularity based on census ownership records.

This game ranks a 2 on a scale out of 100 (100 = most often seen, 1=least common) in popularity based on census want list records.

Rarity and Popularity independently are not necessarily indications of value. [More Information]



The game uses a 401 megabyte hard drive encased in foam and then clear plastic attached by ribbon cable to a magazine-sized CPU with very few EPROMs and a security PIC. There is also a standard resolution kit version available.


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Midway War Gods Arcade Hard Drive Replacement DOM

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War Gods Arcade Marquee 25" x 7.5"

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WAR GODS MIDWAY game manual

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Original 1996 ad 11- 8 3/8'' war gods midway ARCADE video GAME FLYER

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War Gods Midway Arcade Marquee 25" x 7.5"

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original WAR GODS MIDWAY arcade video game flyer

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Auctions Recap

Year Count Median $ Average $
2015 1 172.50 172.50
2016 3 632.50 613.33
2017 2 345.00 345.00
All Years 6 460.00 450.42


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