Elevator Action (エレベーターアクション)

Released in 1984

Developer: Taito
Manufacturer: Taito
Distributor: Taito

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Elevator Action marquee
game marquee

Game Summary

Your mission as Secret Agent 17(code name "Otto") is to find the secret documents behind red doors and then escape in your getaway car. As you travel by elevator and stairs, avoid enemies or immobilize them by force if necessary.

Hardware Info

Controls: 1 Joystick / Button(s)
Horizontal-mounted Raster monitor
256 x 224 Resolution
Colors: 64 Color

Additional Hardware Info (from Mame)

Z80 cpu @ 4 Mhz
Z80 cpu @ 3 Mhz
M68705 cpu @ 1 Mhz
AY-8910 audio @ 1 Mhz
AY-8910 audio @ 1 Mhz
AY-8910 audio @ 1 Mhz
AY-8910 audio @ 1 Mhz
DAC audio

Hardware Platform

Taito SJ System

Mame ROMs

elevator, Elevator Action
elevatob, Elevator Action (bootleg)

Game Details

Good frantic fun.

A sleeper hit; not heavily promoted (or sold), EA ended up becoming fairly popular.

Urban Legend Alert: Lent its name to an early '90s "fad" of inner-city youth. The youth would "surf" on the top of elevators, occasionally being mangled or crushed- much like the hero of the arcade game.



Elevator Action control panel
control panel


Elevator Action cabinet photo
cabinet photo
Elevator Action title screen
title screen
Elevator Action gameplay screen shot
gameplay screen
Elevator Action promotional flyer
promotional flyer

Coinop.org Member Ratings / Comments

**** by mozzer. Comment: "This was my first Machine that I brought home. A classic!" 2004-02-21 21:55:34Z

*    by awrotny. Comment: "Yee, It's one of the best classics. It's one of the mothers of every games!!!!" 2005-08-27 16:09:10Z

***** by Burila. Comment: "Where can i buy the Game PHÖNIX and Elevator Acton? Maybe answer in German, my English is not thr best.E-Mail to Sammydavis12000@Yahoo.de Thank you very much." 2004-08-15 05:27:42Z

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