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Worldwide Soccer: Sega International Victory Goal Edition (SEGA Saturn)

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International Victory Goal was Sega's first attempt at a 32-bit soccer game outside the Japanese market, one of the first Saturn sports games released and the predecessor to Worldwide Soccer 97 and 98.

Focused on national teams (12, including Italy, Spain, Denmark, Netherlands, England, Argentina, France, USA, Germany, Romania, Belgium and Brazil), the game offers a 2.5D environment (polygonal stadium and sprites for players) and three camera angles (back, isometric and side) with four zooming levels. Modes include Exhibition, World League (either single or double, with 44 matches and a grand final to crown the Grand Champion), S-League (just one round, 11 matches), cup knockout and penalty shootout, the game keeping track of statistical information of each competition. Gameplay is regular arcade, with simplicity being privileged over tactical knowledge or complex controls, with the game offering the possibility to choose between three types of controls. Other options include the ability to choose one of four difficulty levels, length of each half (3, 6 or 15 minutes) and weather conditions (fine, rain or random).


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Alternate Titles

  • "Vgoal" -- Short title
  • "Sega International Victory Goal" -- Japanese title
  • "International Victory Goal" -- European title
  • "International VGoal" -- Official European title abbreviation
  • "セガ インターナショナル ビクトリーゴール" -- Japanese spelling

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The Press Says

Hobby Consolas Aug, 1995 90 out of 100 90
GamePro (US) Aug, 1995 4.5 out of 5 90
Game Players Aug, 1995 83 out of 100 83
Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) Jul, 1995 8.3 out of 10 83
Power Unlimited Jul, 1995 8.3 out of 10 83
Video Games & Computer Entertainment Jul, 1995 8 out of 10 80
CD Player 1996 7 out of 10 70
MAXIMUM Magazine Oct, 1995 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40


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Luis Silva (13294) added Worldwide Soccer: Sega International Victory Goal Edition (SEGA Saturn) on Jan 11, 2006