FIFA Soccer 97

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This iteration of the FIFA lineage includes commentary from John Motson with summaries from Andy Gray, with the between-match sections covered by Des Lynam. All player moves are from David Ginola using the MotionBlending technology. Full interactive replays are included.

You can play a league or cup tournament, and practice your skills before playing. The game can be tailored to action or simulation style, with fouls, injuries and offsides available to toggle on or off. This version also includes a 6 vs 6 indoor play mode, and various multiplayer options


FIFA Soccer 97 SNES Game menu
FIFA Soccer 97 SNES Hey, familiar names! Tal Banin is still in the national team, eh?
FIFA Soccer 97 SNES Choosing playoffs
FIFA Soccer 97 Genesis Goal kick

Alternate Titles

  • "FIFA 97 Gold Edition" -- Genesis and SNES in-game title
  • "FIFA 97" -- European title

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Critic Reviews

Hobby Consolas Genesis Dec, 1996 95 out of 100 95
GamePro (US) PlayStation Jan, 1997 4.5 out of 5 90
Video Games PlayStation Nov, 1996 88 out of 100 88
PC Joker Windows Jan, 1997 85 out of 100 85
PC Player (Denmark) Windows 1996 85 out of 100 85
All Game Guide SEGA Saturn 1998 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
PC Player (Germany) DOS Jan, 1997 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
GameSpot PlayStation Dec 13, 1996 7.1 out of 10 71
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Windows Apr, 1997 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Total! (Germany) SNES Jan, 1997 3 out of 6 60


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