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King Fishing
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Title screen (Excalibur version).
Publisher Apollo, Excalibur Electronics, Tsukuda, others?
Developer Hummer Technology
Console Plug and play (Famicom)
Date 2000-2001
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.

Trivia

  • 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.
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