Kings of the Beach

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Released
Platforms
Critic Score User Score
Commodore 64
...
4.7
DOS
...
3.4
NES
...
4.0
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Description

Kings of the Beach is a two on two beach volleyball game. You must quickly move your team about on the sand performing serves, thumps, and spikes to not only out-perform but also out-smart the opposing team.

There are 15 levels and 20 challengers to beat, on famous beaches like Rio, Hawaii and Sydney, in order to be crowned King of the Beach. Both cooperative and competitive multiplayer (non-networked) are also supported.

Screenshots

Kings of the Beach Commodore 64 A tournament game in Sydney.
Kings of the Beach DOS Title
Kings of the Beach DOS About to serve
Kings of the Beach Commodore 64 Serving

Alternate Titles

  • "Kings of the Beach: Professional Beach Volleyball" -- Full title

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User Reviews

Probably the ONLY Beach Volleyball game... DOS Kasey Chang (3652)
The only playable v-ball game I know. DOS Roedie (5215)

Critic Reviews

The Video Game Critic NES Jan 01, 2001 A 100
VideoGame NES Jun, 1991 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) DOS Apr, 1989 10 out of 12 83
All Game Guide Commodore 64 1998 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Power Play DOS Apr, 1989 78 out of 100 78
The Games Machine (UK) DOS Jun, 1989 78 out of 100 78
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) DOS Jul, 1989 519 out of 1000 52

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Trivia

Cameos

Lester from Skate or Die (and from Ski or Die which was released after Kings of the Beach), Hard Hat Mack, and other EA game characters made their cameo as your volleyball opponents in the game

Development

Mike Abbot creator of Hard Hat Mack (and a noted volleyball fan), created this game with his friend Nana Chambers. The two worked with world-renowned volleyball players to help design the gameplay.

Extras

The original game box had a press-on body tattoo inside.

Information also contributed by Kasey Chang and Roedie
Contributed to by rstevenson (814), tbuteler (3022) and totalgridlock (83)