DescriptionJoe Montana Football for the Genesis is an action-oriented football game starring Hall of Fame quarterback Joe Montana of the San Francisco 49'ers. Play a single game, a 2-minute drill or try to win the SEGA Bowl. Play against a friend or against the computer.
Both on the offensive end as well as on the defensive end there are 24 predefined plays for you to choose from (you can't create your own). If you don't know which play is appropriate you can always choose "Joe's Play" - a hint for inexperienced coaches. The nature of the gameplay is very "arcade-like". The game doesn't have GM functions, players statistics, player attributes, substitutions or any other coaching options. Just choose your scheme and execute it.
On the defensive side you can control any player you want, on the attack you control either the quarterback, a receiver, a running back or the kicker.
The game doesn't have a NFL license, so you'll play against Detroit or Chicago instead of the Detroit Lions & the Chicago Bears. Joe Montana is the only NFL player (actually he's the only one with a name).
- "ジョー モンタナ フットボール" -- Japanese spelling
Part of the Following Group
|A fun game for those new to American Football.||Roedie (5224)|
|Génération 4||Apr, 1991||85 out of 100||85|
|Sega-16.com||Nov 29, 2007||8 out of 10||80|
|Computer and Video Games (CVG)||May, 1991||77 out of 100||77|
|Power Play||May, 1991||69 out of 100||69|
|Video Games||Jun, 1991||69 out of 100||69|
|Mean Machines||Apr, 1991||69 out of 100||69|
|ASM (Aktueller Software Markt)||Sep, 1991||8 out of 12||67|
|The Video Game Critic||Jan 20, 2000||D+||33|
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AdvertisementIn the famous Genesis Does What Nintendon't commercial, screenshots and Joe Cool himself are featured. The gameplay for Joe Montana Football shown was different than the real Genesis version.
A blimp flies over the football stadium with Sega Genesis written across it. Then you see Joe Montana himself on the field pointing to you, saying "Does", wearing his Sega jersey with his #16 (ironically his game is 16-bit). It's the same scene in the game where he says "Great Play!", "Great Kick!", or "Great Catch!"
Joe MontanaAt the time of this release, Joe Montana signed a 5 year contract with Sega to make sports games featuring him which lasted until 1994.
VoiceThe game includes a voice sample of Joe Montana himself, at the title screen you'll here him say: "Welcome to Joe Montana Football".
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Related Web Sites
- Behind the Design: Joe Montana Football (on sega-16.com (20th November 2007))
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