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Konami's Ping-Pong


Konami's Ping Pong (c) 06/1985 Konami.


A playable if simplistic Table Tennis simulation for one or two players. Ping Pong offers three different types of shot; Top spin, Back Spin and Smash. The actual gameplay centers on shot timing and shot choice, with the players' bats moving automatically to track the movement of the ball.


In the single player mode, the player can opt to play the game on any one of five different skill levels.


- TECHNICAL -


Game ID : GX555


Main CPU : Z80 (@ 3.072 Mhz)

Sound Chips : SN76496 (@ 2.304 Mhz)


Screen orientation : Horizontal

Video resolution : 256 x 224 pixels

Screen refresh : 60.00 Hz

Palette colors : 32


Players : 2

Control : 2-way joystick

Buttons : 2


- TRIVIA -


This game features Penguin (later renamed Pentarou) in the title screen and as a spectator. He is the main character in Antarctic Adventure and Penguin Adventure on the MSX and also appeared in many other Konami titles like the Parodius and Game Master series.


- PORTS -


* Consoles :

Nintendo Famicom Disk (1987)


* Computers :

Sinclair ZX Spectrum (1985)

MSX (1985)

Commodore C64 (1986)

Amstrad CPC (1986)