DescriptionPing Pong recreates the fast-paced sport of table tennis. To win each match you must get to 10 points with a 2 point lead - if the scores reach 10-9 the game goes on until someone has a 2 point lead or reaches 15, in a similar manner to tennis. There are nine skill levels to beat, with increasing abilities as the game goes on. The human player has the advantage of serving first, and as the serve reverses every five points, you are guaranteed to have more chances to serve than your opponent (remember the significance of 10 and 15 in the scoring). The points system rewards long rallies and large winning margins, as you get points for each hit, for each point won, and for each point of the winning margin.
- "Konami's Ping Pong" -- Title on Title Screen
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The Press Says
|Computer and Video Games (CVG)||Amstrad CPC||Feb, 1990||81 out of 100||81|
|Computer and Video Games (CVG)||ZX Spectrum||Feb, 1990||81 out of 100||81|
|Computer and Video Games (CVG)||Commodore 64||Feb, 1990||81 out of 100||81|
|Your Sinclair||ZX Spectrum||Jun, 1986||8 out of 10||80|
|ASM (Aktueller Software Markt)||Commodore 64||May, 1986||7.5 out of 10||75|
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TriviaThe game's advertising (see contributed blurb) is written to directly imply that the computer serves first, when this is never the case.
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