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Hexion (Japan)


Hexion (c) 1992 Konami.


A good tetris game. This game has hexagonal atoms-based block instead of the normal tetragonal atoms-based blocks.


- TECHNICAL -


Game ID : GX122


Main CPU : Z80 (@ 6 Mhz)

Sound Chips : OKI6295 (@ 8 Khz), K051649 (@ 1.5 Mhz)


Screen orientation : Horizontal

Video resolution : 512 x 256 pixels

Screen refresh : 60.00 Hz

Palette Colors : 256


Players : 2

Control : 8-way joystick

Buttons : 2


- TRIVIA -


Originally designed by David Markley, who distributed the game as XHextris in the 1990 X11 R5 contributed release, from where it has migrated to current X distributions.


Konami licensed the concept and released Hexion in Japan.


This games has some cameo appearances from Konami characters like TwinBee and Penguin.


- TIPS AND TRICKS -


* Voice Change : hold Left Turn Button (Button1) then press START Button after you have inserted a credit. Japanese voice will be changed to English.