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Xevios Xevios - Japanese Logo - Katakana / Kanji

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Player controls a fighter with guns and bombs that must infiltrate a highly defended area and destroy everything in sight. Overall goal is to wipe out the motherships that pop up periodically.

Xevios was produced by Unknown in 1983.

Unknown released 774 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1700. Unknown was based in United States.

Other machines made by Unknown during the time period Xevios was produced include: Caveman, Junior King, Force One, Zig Zag, Word Zapper, Car Action, Masao, Demon Castle, Sea Beast And Barnacle Bill, The, and Top Racer


Name Xevios
Developer Unknown (United States)
Year 1983
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 10504
Class Bootleg
Genre Scrolling Shooter
Conversion Class unique
# Simultaneous Players 1
# Maximum Players 2
Game Play Alternating
Control Panel Layout Single Player
  • Joystick: 8-way
  • Buttons: 2 - Fire|Bomb
Sound Amplified Mono (one channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard

Game Introduction

An invading alien race has set up shop, and it is up to the player to send them home. The game has a large number of different ground and air-based targets of either belligerent or non-belliegerent nature. In addition to the jumper-based difficulty levels, the game also adapts its difficulty to the player. If the player is successful against a type of attacker, an even deadlier type of attacker shows up to challenge the player.

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

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Cheats, Tricks, Bugs, and Easter Eggs

There are structures called "Sol Citadels" hidden throughout the game. The targeting sight will briefly flash red whenever it is over one of these structures. Dropping a bomb at that spot will first uncover the silo-like object (worth 1000 points) and dropping another bomb on it will award another 1000 points. There are also four special flags hidden at certain points in the game. Uncovering and flying over a special flag will award an extra life. The targeting sight will not flash when it is over a hidden flag.

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There exists another bootleg with the name Xevios - it says "(c) 1980 Watson Corp." on the title-screen.



VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Xevios Census

There are 14,827 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 164,883 machines (6,918 unique titles).

Uncommon - There are 12 known instances of this machine owned by Xevios collectors who are active members. Of these, It is an original dedicated machine (not another machine converted with a kit). 11 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 Xevios machine for sale. There is one active VAPS member with an extra Xevios circuit board for sale.

Wanted - No active members have added this machine to their wish list.

This game ranks a 5 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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