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Sega Worldwide Soccer '97

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Platforms
MobyRank MobyScore
SEGA Saturn
89
4.2
Windows
79
3.2
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Description

Well, it's a soccer game made by Sega but with an arcade-like style of gameplay. So the handling is kept pretty straight-forward: one button for a shot towards the enemy goal (from any position on the field), one for passing to teammates and one for lobbing. But simple doesn't mean limited since a couple of things are not explained in the manual and you'll have to figure them out yourself, which can take some time. You can choose between dozens of national teams from all over the world. Player names are made up since there's no Fifa license or anything but they're editable if you feel like correcting that. Game modes include Exhibition, Tournament, League or World Cup. You can play either versus the CPU, vs. up to 2 human players or even coop (2 humans vs. the CPU or other 2 humans).

Screenshots

Sega Worldwide Soccer '97 Windows Running down the wing
Sega Worldwide Soccer '97 Windows Free kick view
Sega Worldwide Soccer '97 Windows Player stats
Sega Worldwide Soccer '97 Windows A rather nasty tackle results in injury

Alternate Titles

  • "WWS 97" -- Common abbreviation
  • "Victory Goal Worldwide Edition" -- Japanese title
  • "Sega Worldwide Soccer PC" -- PC title
  • "Sega Worldwide Soccer 97" -- European title
  • "ビクトリーゴール ワールドワイド エディション" -- Japanese spelling

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User Reviews

In a few words, the best football arcade of its time Windows Kohler 86 (7284)

The Press Says

Digital Extremes SEGA Saturn 1996 10 out of 10 100
Game Players SEGA Saturn Nov, 1996 9.5 out of 10 95
Hobby Consolas SEGA Saturn Nov, 1996 94 out of 100 94
Meristation Windows Oct 21, 1997 9 out of 10 90
PC Joker Windows Aug, 1997 85 out of 100 85
GameStar (Germany) Windows Sep, 1997 83 out of 100 83
PC Player (Germany) Windows Aug, 1997 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Gamesmania Windows 1997 80 out of 100 80
GameSpot SEGA Saturn Dec 01, 1996 7.6 out of 10 76
Adrenaline Vault, The (AVault) Windows Oct 28, 1997 2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars 50

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Contributed to by Kohler 86 (7284) and Hazuki (35)