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Elevator Action

Elevator Action

  • Publisher
    Nidecom Soft
  • Developer
    Taito Corporation
  • Release date
    31 Dec 1983

Elevator Action (エレベーターアクション Erebētā Akushon) is a 1983 arcade game by Taito. It debuted during the "Golden Age of Arcade Games". Innovative in gameplay, the game was very popular for many years. In the game, the player assumes the role of a spy who infiltrates a building filled with elevators. He must collect secret documents from the building and traverse the 30 floors of the building using an increasingly complex series of elevators. The player is pursued by enemy agents who appear from behind closed doors. These agents must be dealt with via force or evasion. Successful completion of a level involves collecting all the secret documents and traversing the building from top to bottom. In the lower floors of the building, the elevator systems are so complex that some puzzle-solving skills are needed. The game was available as a standard upright cabinet The controls consist of a 4-way joystick and two buttons, one for "shoot" and the other for jumping and kicking. The maximum number of players is two, alternating turns. The graphics are extremely simple, 2D color graphics and in-game music was composed by musician Yoshio Imamura. The game was followed by a sequel, Elevator Action II (also known as Elevator Action Returns).

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AGM score 56%
GameSpot 5.2
Metacritic 0
digital distribution
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About Elevator Action

Elevator Action is released by Nidecom Soft in 31 Dec 1983. The game is designed by Taito Corporation. Elevator Action is a typical representative of the Shooter genre. Playing Elevator Action is a pleasure. It does not matter whether it is the first or a millionth hour in Shooter, there will always be room for something new and interesting. Thrilling levels and gameplay Elevator Action will not leave anyone indifferent. The complexity of gameplay increases with each new level and does not let any player get bored.

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Elevator Action is versatile and does not stand still, but it is never too late to start playing. The game, like many Shooter games has a full immersion in gaming. AllGame staff continues to play it.

Elevator Action is perfect for playing alone or with friends.

At AllGame you can find reviews on Elevator Action, gameplay videos, screenshots of the game and other Shooter representatives.


Screenshots will help you evaluate the graphics and gameplay of Elevator Action.

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If screenshots are not enough, you can enjoy creative videos from Nidecom Soft

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