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User Reviews

There are no reviews for the NES release of this game. You can use the links below to write your own review or read reviews for the other platforms of this game.


Our Users Say

Category Description User Score
AI The quality of the game's intelligence, usually for the behavior of opponents. 3.9
Gameplay How well the game mechanics work and the game plays. 4.0
Graphics The visual quality of the game 4.0
Personal Slant A personal rating of the game, regardless of other attributes 4.0
Sound / Music The quality of the sound effects and/or music composition 3.5
Overall User Score (8 votes) 3.9


Critic Reviews

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100
Sharkberg (Aug 17, 2015)
As it stands, Kings of the Beach might be my favorite sports game. As in ever. It’s an extremely rewarding co-op experience, has perfect controls and excellent graphics, and a punishing difficulty curve that is still entirely manageable. As a learning experience with a friend it’s an absolute hoot, and playing four players competitive is unbelievably rewarding. Screw your modern games; get three pals over and play some 8-bit beach volleyball!
100
The Video Game Critic (Jan 01, 2001)
Its graphics are terrific, with scenic backdrops and well-defined players. Okay, one guy looks like he's wearing a diaper, but work with me here. A brilliant control scheme lets you spike, block, and even dive for the ball. One problem that plagues many volleyball games is the ability to get your player into proper position to hit the ball. Kings of the Beach addresses this issue by stopping your player once he's moved into the correct spot, and that makes all the difference in the world. There's even a training mode to help you learn the moves. Volleyball is all about teamwork, and this game makes it easy to cooperate. Grab a multi-tap to form teams, or join forces with a friend to challenge a CPU-controlled team! Kings of the Beach is easy to play, but mastering it is another story, and the CPU opponents are no joke. So if you're in the mood to run around in the sand and spike a ball into somebody's face, Kings of the Beach is your game.
100
VideoGame (Jun, 1991)
Kings of the Beach é um vôlei de praia, disputado em duplas. Entre as jogadas, há o saque normal, apertando-se o A para a bola subir e o B para lançar, o saque por baixo (A e B juntos) ou o "viagem" (A duas vezes).
80
The beach action is accentuated by very good animation, even if the graphic detail comes up a bit short. Other nice touches include characters from other Ultra games Skate or Die! and Ski or Die showing up to play, and there’s even the ability to argue with the ref over a close call!
75
Questicle.net (Jul, 2012)
Virtual volleyball arguably doesn’t get much better than a bunch of dudes sitting around an NES. Some burgers, some beers, a few laughs. Just don’t go looking for pixelated chicks. This ain’t Queens of the Beach.


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