Ring King

A 33-year-old Arcade Video Game PCB by Data East USA, Inc.

Ring King screenshot

Emulated in MAME !

Information for the following ROM(s): ringking ringking2 ringking3 ringkingw

DESCRIPTION

Ring King © 1985 Data East USA, Incorporated.


A boxing game from Data East.
Goodies for Ring King
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TECHNICAL INFORMATION

PICTURE :
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Ring King the Arcade Video Game PCB
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Main CPU : (3x) Z80 (@ 4 Mhz)
Sound CPU : Zilog Z80 (@ 4 Mhz)
Sound Chips : General Instrument AY8910 (@ 1.5 Mhz), DAC

Players : 2
Control : 8-way joystick
Buttons : 3

TRIVIA

Ring King was released in October 1985 in North America.

This game is known in UK as "King of Boxer".

The song that is heard playing when you enter your initials into the high score list is 'Baby Elephant Walk', written by Henry Mancini and used in the movie 'Huntari'.

The song that is heard playing during Game Over is Shave and a Haircut.

PORTS

CONSOLES:
[JP] Nintendo Famicom (june.19, 1987) "Family Boxing [Model NAM-FB-4900]"
[US] Nintendo NES (sept.1987) "Ring King [Model NES-RK-USA]"

COMPUTERS:
MSX2 [JP] (1988) "Family Boxing [Model HBS-G066C]"

OTHERS:
LCD handheld game [US] (1989) by Acclaim.

SOURCES
Game's ROM.
Game's picture.