Konami's Ping Pong [Model GX555]

The Arcade Video Game by Konami Industry Co., Ltd.

Konami's Ping Pong [Model GX555] screenshot


Emulated in MAME ! Coin-Operated Arcade Video Game

Konami's Ping Pong © 1985 Konami.

Konami's Ping Pong is 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.


Game ID : GX555

Main CPU : Zilog Z80 (@ 3.072 Mhz)
Sound Chips : SN76496 (@ 2.304 Mhz)

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


Konami's Ping Pong was released in June 1985.

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.



Nintendo Famicom Disk japan (may.30, 1987) "Smash Ping Pong [Model FMC-PPN]"
Nintendo Wii [Virtual Console] japan (nov.25, 2008) Famicom Disk version
Nintendo Wii [Virtual Console] europe (jul.17, 2009) Japanese Famicom Disk version : import game, as "Smash Table Tennis"


Sinclair ZX Spectrum europe (1985)
MSX (JP] (may.1985) "Konami no Ping Pong [Model RC731]"
MSX europe (1985) "Konami's Ping Pong [Model RC731]"
Sinclair ZX Spectrum europe (1986) "Konami's Ping Pong"
Sinclair ZX Spectrum europe (1986) "Konami Coin-Op Hits"
Commodore C64 usa europe (1986)
Amstrad CPC europe (1986)

Game's ROM.

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