Hexion [Model GX122]

The Video Game PCB by Konami Co., Ltd.

Hexion [Model GX122] screenshot

Emulated in MAME !

DESCRIPTION

[ARCADE] Video Game PCB

Hexion © 1992 Konami.


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

TECHNICAL INFORMATION

Game ID : GX122

Main CPU : Zilog Z80 (@ 6 Mhz)
Sound Chips : OKI6295 (@ 8 Khz), K051649 (@ 1.5 Mhz)

Players : 2
Control : 8-way joystick
Buttons : 2

TRIVIA

Released in March 1992 in Japan.

Originally designed by David Markley, who distributed the game as Hextris 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.

SOURCES
Game's ROM.

Page last modified on April 29, 2015