Abandonware DOS title

Konami's Ping Pong

Konami's Ping Pong is an abandoned sports game developed by Konami and released by Konami in 1996. Konami's Ping Pong runs on DOS but was also published for Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, MSX, ZX Spectrum. Konami's Ping Pong was converted from the original arcade version.
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single-player, PvP (player VS player)
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Konami's Ping Pong review

Konami's Ping Pong for DOS is a delightful blast from the past that brings the excitement of arcade-style table tennis right to your computer screen. Released in the early 1990s, this game captures the essence of the popular sport in a simple yet engaging manner.

Visually, the game's graphics may not be as impressive by today's standards, but they exude a nostalgic charm. The pixelated sprites and vibrant colors transport you back to the golden era of DOS gaming, offering a trip down memory lane for long-time enthusiasts. The overall presentation, though modest, does justice to the simplicity and timelessness of the gameplay.

The audio design of Konami's Ping Pong is minimalistic yet effective. The satisfying "ping" sound when the ball connects with the paddle and the nostalgic chiptune melodies in the background enhance the gameplay experience without being intrusive. While the sound effects and music may be repetitive, they still manage to capture the essence of the arcade ambiance.

Despite its age, Konami's Ping Pong holds up as an enjoyable multiplayer experience. The competitive mode allows you to challenge your friends or family members to intense matches, adding an extra layer of excitement and rivalry. The multiplayer feature can be played locally, which may limit accessibility for those seeking online multiplayer options.

One area where Konami's Ping Pong falls short is the lack of variety in gameplay modes. The game primarily focuses on single matches or two-player competitions, with no additional modes or tournaments to explore. Although this simplicity may be seen as a downside for some, it also adds to the game's straightforward and pick-up-and-play nature.

In conclusion, Konami's Ping Pong for DOS is a charming and entertaining title that brings back the joy of classic arcade gaming. While its visuals and audio may be dated, the addictive gameplay, easy controls, and multiplayer capabilities make it a worthwhile experience for fans of retro gaming or those looking to relive the nostalgia of early DOS titles. If you're seeking a dose of simple, yet enjoyable table tennis action, Konami's Ping Pong is worth a try.

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This is an unofficial port of the MSX version published in 1985.

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Additional info about Konami's Ping Pong

Status: abandonware

Input: keyboard

Also published for: Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, MSX, ZX Spectrum

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