DescriptionLicensed around former England player Peter Beardsley, this football (soccer) game is viewed side-on. The only playing option is the European Championship tournament of the day, although you can choose the 8 teams from the 26 major European footballing nations of the time (so the USSR, Czechoslovakia and Yugoslavia are all still complete). Two players can compete in these groups, but there's no guarantee of getting straight to a 2-player game, especially as tournaments (and individual matches) can't be quit out of.
The gameplay features variable strength kicks, determined by how long you hold the fire button for. In a break with realistic physics, the ball ricochets back in the direction it came from. Goalkeepers stay on the goal-line rather than using the whole penalty box.
- "Eurostar Soccer" -- German C64 title
- "EuroSoccer '88" -- German Amiga title
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The Press Says
|Atari ST User||Atari ST||Sep, 1988||9 out of 10||90|
|ASM (Aktueller Software Markt)||Atari ST||Jul, 1988||7.2 out of 12||60|
|ASM (Aktueller Software Markt)||Amiga||Jul, 1988||7.2 out of 12||60|
|The Games Machine (UK)||Amiga||Aug, 1988||55 out of 100||55|
|ST Action||Atari ST||Sep, 1988||52 out of 100||52|
|The Games Machine (UK)||Atari ST||Aug, 1988||52 out of 100||52|
|Computer and Video Games (CVG)||Atari ST||Jul, 1988||4 out of 10||40|
|ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment)||Atari ST||Aug, 1988||392 out of 1000||39|
|Power Play||Atari ST||Jul, 1988||3.5 out of 10||35|
|Power Play||Commodore 64||Sep, 1988||16 out of 100||16|
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