Copyright/Publisher: Rainbow Arts, Music By: Chris Hülsbeck,
Release Year: 1989, Genre: Weird Sports, Number Of Players: 1 to 8
Remember the good old days, when everyone got really excited about hitting a little
white ball with a teensy weensy little white bat? No, we don't either - we're
all far too young (fnar).
Anyway, if you missed out then, put your money on the table and here's your
chance: you and up to 7 other players can take part in the biggest ping pong
tournament this side of 1976.
Break a hole in the wall behind your opponent's bat, send the ball through it
and you've scored a goal. Occasionally, speed up, slow down or double yer bat
icons appear mid-screen to add a bit of variety. Wooh!
Ouf! I feel a bit dizzy. What with this and Blip Video Classics last month I'm
beginning to feel really confused. Didn't this sort of game stop being produced
over 10 years ago? Didn't it die a very honourable death then? Why are they
bringing it back to life? Why are they asking you to pay for it?
really think this sort of game reflects the potential of the 64 or the Amiga?
Who knows? All I know is that this is probably the most boring, overpriced
game I've seen this month. Yeuch!
Boy, am I glad technology has advanced a bit since every arcade game looked like
this. Talk about boring! Well, OK, let's talk about boring. Let's talk about
spending ten or twenty quid only to find that you've paid for a single background
screen, a bit of snazzy music and the oldes most repetitive game in the business.
Right! That's enough depressing talk. Just make sure you don't buy this.