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Quarterback Attack

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Description

In this semi-fmv game you play a rookie facing his first game as starting quarterback on a fictional team, and this just happens to be The Big Game.

The entire game consists of this confrontation, upon start of the game you watch a video of a kickoff and return, and then you get to select among 110 plays (100 passing and 10 running) and assing a snap count. The meat of the game is on the passing plays, were you are switched to a 3rd person behind-the-quarterback view from which you can see oncoming rushers as well as zoom in on any receiver and via a targeting cursor make passes, or scramble if you don't find any open man, etc.

Graphics consists mostly of fmv and super-imposed digitized images of no more than 320 x 200 in resolution. There are also 6 difficulty settings to choose from.

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Alternate Titles

  • "Quarterback Attack with Mike Ditka" -- 3DO/Saturn box title
  • "QB Attack" -- Common Abbreviation

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The Press Says

GamePro (US) SEGA Saturn Jan, 1996 4 out of 5 80
Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) SEGA Saturn Dec, 1995 7.3 out of 10 73
GamePro (US) 3DO Jan, 1996 3 out of 5 60
PC Gamer DOS Mar, 1996 60 out of 100 60
Video Games & Computer Entertainment SEGA Saturn Jan, 1996 4 out of 10 40
The Video Game Critic SEGA Saturn Sep 12, 2008 D- 16

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Trivia

Portions of the game footage were used in a made-for-TV movie called "Maximum Surge", also released on DVD by York Entertainment under the name "Game Over". The movie also used footage from Maximum Surge, Corpse Killer, Prize Fighter, and Supreme Warrior, all Full Motion Video games created by Digital Pictures.
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