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 Choosing playoffs
FIFA Soccer 97 SEGA Saturn Opposing players standing around looking at the ball.
FIFA Soccer 97 Genesis Goal kick
FIFA Soccer 97 SNES You can also play indoors

Alternate Titles

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

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Critic Reviews

PC Games (Germany) DOS Dec, 1996 88 out of 100 88
Video Games PlayStation Nov, 1996 88 out of 100 88
PC Joker DOS Jan, 1997 85 out of 100 85
Video Games Genesis Jan, 1997 82 out of 100 82
Mega Fun PlayStation Jan, 1997 79 out of 100 79
Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) PlayStation Feb, 1997 6.8 out of 10 68
Total! (Germany) SNES Jan, 1997 3 out of 6 60
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Windows Apr, 1997 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Electric Playground SEGA Saturn Apr 28, 1997 5 out of 10 50
Absolute Playstation PlayStation Jul, 1997 5 out of 10 50


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