The ultimate average soccer title. Watch out for Gene Simmons in the background. Red shirt passes it to red shirt. Red shirt hits! He scores! PLAYERS: 1-2 simultaneous PUBLISHER: American Video Entertainment DEVELOPER: Hacker International GENRE: Sports RELEASE DATE: 1992 If there were such a thing as honest … Continue reading #694 – Ultimate League Soccer
That’s one shiny soccer ball. It sure is. PLAYERS: 1 PUBLISHER: Tecmo DEVELOPER: Tecmo GENRE: Sports/RPG RELEASE DATE: September 1992 Tecmo Cup Soccer Game isn’t so much a soccer game as it is a series of cinematic soccer-related vignettes. Rather than controlling your entire team from a 3/4 … Continue reading #644 – Tecmo Cup Soccer Game
I’m typically a fan of the black box covers, but I can’t says I appreciate this one. I wasn’t aware skipping was a large part of soccer. PLAYERS: 1-2 simultaneous PUBLISHER: Nintendo DEVELOPER: Nintendo GENRE: Sports RELEASE DATE: March 1987 Nintendo’s early sports games for the NES may … Continue reading #586 – Soccer
Covers by Generica. PLAYERS: 1-2 simultaneous PUBLISHER: Camerica DEVELOPER: Codemasters GENRE: Sports RELEASE DATE: 1991 I’m not a sports fan, so having to play four sports games back-to-back is the equivalent of snuggling with Pinhead for me. The games contained in Quattro Sports range from bland to terrible, in that order. … Continue reading #501 – Quattro Sports
This cover is a horrible misrepresentation of a fantastic soccer game. Get early 90s guy off of there! We want Kunio-kun! Best facial expression of all time? I wouldn’t argue. PLAYERS: 1-4 simultaneous PUBLISHER: Nintendo DEVELOPER: Technos GENRE: Arcade soccer RELEASE DATE: December 1990 A precursor to Mario Strikers, … Continue reading #453 – Nintendo World Cup
Those shorts are several inches too high for most tastes. Hey look! Soccer! PLAYERS: 1-2 simultaneous PUBLISHER: Jaleco DEVELOPER: TOSE GENRE: Sports RELEASE DATE: November 1992 Sequels are supposed to improve things in a series, not make you hate the game more. Goal! Two apparently didn’t get the memo … Continue reading #258 – Goal! Two
Is that kid flinging us the bird? Wow, look at that there… not sure what’s happening. PLAYERS: 1-2 simultaneous PUBLISHER: Jaleco DEVELOPER: TOSE GENRE: Sports RELEASE DATE: October 1989 If you suck at soccer and you know it, clap your hands! I used to love soccer when I … Continue reading #257 – Goal!