Super Cobra is a horizontally scrolling shooter developed by Konami, originally released as a coin-operated arcade game in 1981. It was published by Konami in Japan in March 1981, and manufactured and distributed by Stern in North America on June 22, 1981. It is the prequel to 1981's Scramble arcade game.
The game was a commercial success, selling 12,337 arcade cabinets in the United States in four months, by October 2, 1981, becoming Stern's third best-selling arcade classic after Berzerk and Scramble. Scramble sold 15,136 cabinets in the U.S. in five months earlier that year, adding up to 27,473 U.S. cabinet sales for both.Super Cobra was widely ported by Parker Brothers, and there are Adventure Vision and standalone versions from Entex.