User review spotlight: Carmageddon (DOS). Released in 1997.
Choosing a league
Selecting a team
Need to select another team for a friendly match
Tactics and squad
The weather conditions and the jerseys
The control scheme
Players entering the field
The game's title and load screen. After this there's a video montage showing Ryan Giggs, Edgar Davids and whatshisname showcasing their football skills
After the load screen and the usual display of logos there's a video montage showing Ryan Giggs, Edgar Davids and this guy showcasing their skills against a white background
The game's main menu. The EA Sports Extra's option just displays the credits and shows an animated advertisement for other EA Sports products
Starting a friendly game. These are the modes of play, next the player chooses from three difficulty settings. Throughout game and menus little windows pop up saying what music is playing
Starting a friendly match.
This is the team selection screen, it started at Arsenal and scrolls left/right through the teams in alphabetical order.
The same screen is used for the opponents
Starting a friendly match. From the team selection screen circle brings up the game configuration screen.
After selecting the teams, choosing which strip they wear, and which team is controlled by the gamer, the teams finally take to the field
The kick off. This is the standard view of the match.
A red card has been issued for a bad tackle. Timing, as ever, is everything.
The players will sportingly shake hands before the offender leaves the field, just like real life.
The match can be paused by pressing START. This allows the player to change team tactics and much more.
There's another music pop-up information screen in this shot too
From the pause menu the gamer can access this instant replay function
When a goal is scored it is replayed from many different angles automatically
The game starts by displaying licensing details of all the leagues represented in the game, it then displays a video montage showing the players featured on the cover
This is Edgar Davids. The pre-game video montage features him and others showing their skills
The game's start screen.
The main menu. In addition to the obvious options the player can use left/right to access playing a friendly match, starting a new season, or starting a tournament
Starting a new season. The player first scrolls left/right to select the league in the top half of the window, then left/right in the lower half to select the team
Playing a new season. This is the first of the team management screens selecting the starting line-up, the next screen deals with the team's formation
Playing a new season. This is the third of the team management screens dealing with kick takers, the next screen deals with transfers
This is the 'Hall of Kits in which the player can see all the kits of all the teams
While the game sets up a match it shows the players in each team and follows this with a summary of the main controls. The little men at the bottom form a progress bar
This screenshot was taken via an emulator which does not show the environment very well. What it does show is the standard/default player viewpoint
This screenshot was taken via an emulator which does not show the environment very well. What it does show is the dynamic camera player viewpoint and some crowd detail
This screenshot was taken via an emulator which does not show the environment very well. What it does show is the end to end viewpoint and some crowd detail
The half time statistics
The Splash Screen
Choose what kind of game you want to play.
You can select team jerseys here.
Man Utd kicking off against Juventus.
Juventus gets a free kick.
Van Neistelrooy celebrating a goal.
Cool effects like on TV.
Kissing the grass.
The in-game menu.
Players talking to each other.
EA Sports logo
Opening shows some of the actual players
Selecting a stadium for your next match
Starting the match (there is a lot of tv effects present in the game)
A ball is for the out throw
You can change the camera view to suit your preference
Saved by the keeper
If you're standing still, sometimes the enemy players will too, talking about getting some time to think of your next move
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