“Volleyball, whether in digital form or in reality, is all about rhythm.”
– from the full review, which you can read here.
Finally, a decent volleyball game!
But seriously, I reviewed Volleyball and Venice Beach Volleyball this month already, and found both to be (expectedly) underwhelming. Now, actually, I prefer Super Spike V’Ball above them all, but Kings of the Beach is a respectable game, and the ultimate option if you want four-player simultaneous action.
One strange thing, though: Check out the deformed abs/torso/whatever is going on in the ending screen.
Read The Full Review For: Descriptions of a trick move, the unique feature of arguing with the refs, commentary on Konami’s ho-hum machine-life efficiency at making great games around the 1990 time period, and other stuff using words in specified sequences.
NES Gameplay Tips for Kings of the Beach: Whenever you go for a spike, jump a quarter of a second later than you are comfortable with. Seriously.