Title screen (Excalibur version).
|Publisher||Apollo, Excalibur Electronics, Tsukuda, others?|
|Console||Plug and play (Famicom)|
|Alternate names/hacks||King Fishing Live (Excalibur), Tzar Fishing (Russia)|
King Fishing is a bass fishing simulation developed by Hummer Technology in the early 2000s. It was exclusively released on a plug and play system that got marketed in various countries around the world by various publishers. The version released by Excalibur explicitely credits a company named Silicon Pyramid.
- This plug and play was sighted in Japan (Tsukuda), Russia (?) and the United States (Apollo, Excalibur Electronics).
- The game seem to have been reprogrammed slightly between the Apollo and Silicon Application releases. At this time it is unclear as to which came first.
- The Apollo version has turtles swimming by as well.
- The HUD arrangement is different
- The playfield is one tile larger in height.
- There are no copyright line on the title screen.
- Some of the graphics are slightly different. Notably the fisherman lacks a hat, which made him look like Terry Bogard of Fatal Fury.
- The game's art style is extremly similar to Titenic.