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Zero Hour Zero Hour - Japanese Logo - Katakana / Kanji

Zero Hour - Cabinet - Video Game Marquee

Description

Maneuver your spaceship and destroy meteorites and enemy ships falling from the top of the screen. Shooting a red meteorite awards a quadruple score. After all enemy ships have been destroyed, a landing pad will appear where you must carefully land your ship. Bonus points are awarded for a successful landing.

Zero Hour was produced by Universal in 1981.

Universal released 52 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1977. Universal was based in Japan.

Other machines made by Universal during the time period Zero Hour was produced include: Cheeky Mouse, Cosmic Alien, Magical Spot II, Magical Spot, Devil Zone, Lady Bug, Cosmic Avenger, Snap Jack, Mr. Do! (Yankee DO!), and Mr. Do!

Specs

Name Zero Hour
Developer Universal (Japan)
Year 1981
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 10526
Class Wide Release
Genre Shooter
Monitor
Conversion Class unique
# Simultaneous Players 1
# Maximum Players 2
Game Play Alternating
Control Panel Layout Single Player
Controls
  • Joystick: 8-way
  • Buttons: 1 - Fire
Sound Amplified Mono (one channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard
  • Cocktail

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

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Images

Cabinet Information

A white and red cabnet with a spaceship entering a black hole painted on it. The colorful monitor glass is decorated with meteorites and enemy ships. This blends nicely with a printed plastic artwork, with a spaceship, that lights up.

Miscellaneous

This game is part of Universal's "Cosmic" series.

VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Zero Hour Census

There are 14,908 members of the Video Arcade Preservation Society / Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,530 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 165,187 machines (6,929 unique titles).

Uncommon - There are 18 known instances of this machine owned by Zero Hour collectors who are active members. Of these, 13 of them are original dedicated machines. 5 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 Zero Hour machine for sale. There is one active VAPS member with an extra Zero Hour circuit board for sale.

Wanted - No active members have added this machine to their wish list. There is one active VAPS member looking for a Zero Hour circuit board set.

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]

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