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Sensible World of Soccer was designed and developed by Sensible Software as the 1994 sequel to their 1992 hit game Sensible Soccer which combined a 2D football game with a comprehensive manager mode. All the players in all of the teams from all of the professional leagues in the world from that time are included, as well as all of the national and international competitions for all club and national teams around the world. Altogether there are over 1,500 teams and 27,000 players included in the game. Although the gameplay is very simple (just eight directions and one fire button needed) a large variety of context sensitive actions can be performed easily without any predefined keys.
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NCAA Football 2003, released for the PlayStation 2, Nintendo GameCube, and Xbox, featured University of Oregon quarterback Joey Harrington on the cover.
New features in this version included over 200 licensed fight songs, 3D cheerleaders and 144 different schools.
Dynasty mode was enhanced with the ability to redshirt a player and schedule non-conference games before each season. Trophies and awards, modeled after real-life college football awards, was another feature new to this version. Players could win trophies by playing games and could add them to a personal collection which is shown off in a trophy room. These awards include the Heisman, Coach of the Year and Bowl-specific trophies. The game featured 23 different rivalry trophies that were created to represent their real-life counterparts.
Create-A-School mode returned in this edition of the game after being absent from the previous year. The game also featured a customizable interface for the first time. A player could choose his or her favorite team and the game interface would be based around that team's fight song, mascot, logos and school colors.
This is the first installment in the NFL GAMEDAY series, and it has all the players, teams, stadiums, stats, and injuries that you see in the real NFL in fact, this game is so realistic it could even fool the most diehard fans into thinking they're watching a game on TV, not playing one. There is a wide variety of offensive and defensive moves you can use to make things easier, including dives, spins, hurdles, jukes, and stiff arms on offense; and dives, jumps, forearm bashes, and swim moves on defense. Basically, if you've seen it done in the real NFL, then chances are you'll see it in NFL GAMEDAY. Things like long snap counts, men in motion, and defensive stunts can all be found in the game, giving you an NFL experience like no other. You can also take on a friend in versus mode, and see who is the king of the gridiron.
FIFA 99 features an elite league called the "European Dream League" in which 20 top teams from across Europe battle it out in a league format. It was also the first game to feature a block containing teams which did not pertain to any of the main leagues (back then, it was known as "Rest of Europe" since all teams were European, the vast majority of them featured either in the 1998-99 season of the UEFA Cup or Champions League).
Graphically, it is a major improvement over FIFA '98, with the inclusion of basic facial animations and different players' heights as well as certain other cosmetic features such as improved kits and emblems, although they are unlicensed. Gamers may also create their own custom cups and leagues and select the teams they wish to participate.
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Playcalling expert John Madden again licenses Electronic Arts' flagship football simulation. New features for 1998 include more advanced Quarterback functions such as the ability to play lob passes and adjust timing patterns, and more instinctive AI features to adjust as the match goes on. Squad features have also been advanced, with the opportunity to create plays and trade them.
Gameplay is much the same as the other editions, with the full season on offer as well as playoffs and the Superbowl. Everything is presented TV-style, with play-by-play analysis and reports. The contemporary NFL teams are joined by great squads of the past.
NFL GAMEDAY '98 is loaded with features like Preseason, Season, and Training Camp modes. You can also choose to play as a skill player, like wide receiver or fullback. And when you consider that you also get a play editor, a create-a-player feature, over 100 touchdown dances, and accurate player attributes, you'll realize why the GAMEDAY series is one of the best around. You can also take on your friends (up to eight with the multitap) in the Versus mode.
NCAA Football '06, known colloquially as College Football 2006, is a collegiate American football video game which was released on July 11, 2005. It is the successor to NCAA Football 2005 in the NCAA Football series. The product features former Michigan Wolverines standout and Heisman Trophy winner Desmond Howard on the cover. He is the only cover athlete not to have played the year before their respective game; Howard last played at Michigan in 1991. It is the only game in the series as of 2013 to have a music soundtrack, as the other games play school fight songs and general band pieces, and the last game in the series to feature FCS (Division 1-AA) teams.
NFL 2K2 is a complete football simulation, giving you a variety of ways to play. You can compete in a single exhibition game, start up a franchise, or move directly to the playoffs.
NFL 2K2 uses a TV-style presentation, featuring telestration, action replays, sideline animations, stadium lighting and a director feature that zooms in on the play.
Included in NFL 2K2 are all the teams and plays from the 2001-2002 season, including stadiums and uniforms.
Backyard Football 2002 was developed by Humongous Entertainment and published by Infogrames in 2001 for Windows and Macintosh. A planned released for the Game Boy Color was cancelled. In this game, one can play as their favorite National Football League stars as kids. The goal of the game is to lead a team to Cereal Bowl glory. Updated versions of the game were published yearly on various platforms through Backyard Football 2006.
NFL 2K is an American football video game series developed by Visual Concepts and published by Sega. Based on the National Football League, the series was originally exclusive to Sega's Dreamcast video game console. As the foremost "2K" title, it marked the beginning of a running athletics series that eventually led to the spinning off of 2K's sports publishing business under the name of 2K Sports.
Upon the Dreamcast's discontinuation, the series continued to be published for other sixth generation game systems and became the chief competitor of EA Sports's Madden NFL series. However, after the competitively priced NFL 2K5 significantly reduced sales of that year's Madden release, EA signed an exclusivity deal with the NFL that made Madden NFL the only series allowed to use NFL team and player names.
After losing the NFL license, Visual Concepts made a brief return to developing football games with the release of All-Pro Football 2K8, which featured former NFL players.
ESPN NFL 2K5 is an American football video game developed by Visual Concepts and published by 2K Sports and the Sega Corporation. It is the sixth installment of the NFL 2K series. The game was originally released on July 20, 2004, for both the PlayStation 2 and Xbox video game consoles. This is the final game in the ESPN NFL 2K series.
Madden NFL 2001 includes several customizable modes. Players have the ability to create a play, create a player, run a franchise, and collect Madden Cards, allowing players to perform certain actions during gameplay (for example, adding 5th downs, or limiting the CPU-controlled team to 3rd downs). The cards can also alter individual player ratings, unlock special stadiums, and unlock Hall of Fame and All-Madden teams.