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Konami's Ping Pong [Model GX555]

Arcade Video game published 39 years ago by Konami Industry Co., Ltd.

Listed in MAME

Konami's Ping Pong [Model GX555] screenshot

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.

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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.


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

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


Game's ROM.