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Pelé! (Genesis)

Pelé! Genesis Title screen


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Pelé! is a soccer game that lets the player take control of soccer legend Edson Arantes do Nascimento (better known as Pelé, the games namesake). There are forty different international teams to choose from and the game has a two separate single player modes. In Practice the player chooses the teams and learns the basic fundamentals of the game. In Season, the player competes in an 18 game season in order to compete for the championship.

There is also a two-player mode, but with a different set-up than other soccer games. Instead of letting two-players face each other, they must instead play a tournament in a series of one-player matches in order for their teams to face off. The game features realistic rules and regulations and genuine animations including bicycle kicks, headers, traps and dives and features a competitive artificial intelligence unique to each team.


Pelé! Genesis Team select
Pelé! Genesis In-game options
Pelé! Genesis The ball is kicked at the goal.
Pelé! Genesis The match-up

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The Press Says

Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) Mar, 1994 7.4 out of 10 74
Game Players Feb, 1994 71 out of 100 71
GamePro (US) Feb, 1994 3.5 out of 5 70
High Score Jul, 1994 0 out of 5 0


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Big John WV (25265) added Pelé! (Genesis) on Feb 11, 2009