Bouncer was completed and was tested at two arcades in Southern California, and was also shown at the New Orleans AMOA show in 1983. At one point in time there were approximately 20 Bouncer machines that were completed. While it tested well, it was shelved due to cost and until a follow-up game could be completed. A second game, Turbo Sub was released, and Bouncer was to be sold as a kit. Unfortunately, a bitter legal battle ensued between Entertainment Sciences and the company they contracted to build the games. "Prototype".
Even though there was no footage shown from the game, a Bouncer cabinet can be seen in the 1984 Sam Firstenberg film, "Ninja III: The Domination" which stars Lucinda Dickey and Sho Kosugi.