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International Soccer Challenge

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Description

International Soccer Challenge is loosely a sequel to MicroProse Soccer and it has many similarities to the original, including the way the ball sticks to your player's foot. The major difference is the visual perspective, which is in pure 3D, viewed just behind the ball as you move up the pitch, with full polygons and some shading. You have a radar on screen to allow you to see where your team-mates are, which reduces the disadvantage of not being able to look behind you.

Two tournaments are featured - a superleague and a recreated World Cup, as well as practice modes. By moving the joystick as you shoot, you can adjust the direction and height of a pass or shot, allowing for a wide range of moves.

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International Soccer Challenge DOS Practicing penalties (VGA)
International Soccer Challenge Atari ST Loading screen
International Soccer Challenge DOS Selecting options (VGA)
International Soccer Challenge DOS In game (CGA)

Alternate Titles

  • "Internationale Soccer Herausforderung" -- German title

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The Press Says

Atari ST User Atari ST Nov, 1990 84 out of 100 84
PC Leisure DOS Nov, 1990 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Amiga Joker Amiga Nov, 1990 56 out of 100 56
Power Play Amiga Feb, 1991 42 out of 100 42
Power Play DOS Jan, 1991 42 out of 100 42
Power Play Atari ST Oct, 1990 42 out of 100 42

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