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Sensible Soccer: European Champions: 92/93 Edition

MobyRank MobyScore
J2ME
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5.0
Jaguar
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5.0
Atari ST
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3.4
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Description

With the original Sensible Soccer having sold hugely, this updated version was released some months later (and then used as the basis for the later console versions). The teams are updated, with the sides present in the 92-93 European tournaments included, and the player names updated to take transfers into account.

The game was tidied up and changed in a number of areas. The most significant change is the addition of red and yellow cards for discipline (2 yellow card offenses or one ‘professional foul’ (denying your opponent a clear goal-scoring opportunity) results in that player being sent off). The goalkeepers have been improved in skill, and the 1994 World Cup Qualifying tournament was added.

Screenshots

Sensible Soccer: European Champions: 92/93 Edition SEGA Master System In-game options
Sensible Soccer: European Champions: 92/93 Edition Atari ST Language in-game
Sensible Soccer: European Champions: 92/93 Edition SEGA CD Changing tactics
Sensible Soccer: European Champions: 92/93 Edition SEGA CD Half-edited Club teams

Alternate Titles

  • "Sensible Soccer v1.1" -- Amiga/CD32/Atari ST/DOS In-game Title
  • "Sensible Soccer" -- Console Title

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User Reviews

Addictive and ultra-playable; a classic. DOS Ola Nymo Trulsen (59)
Not realistic but that's because it's so much fun! DOS IJan (1920)
One flaw ruins this port. DOS seymour butz (21)

The Press Says

Amiga Power Amiga Jan, 1993 94 out of 100 94
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Amiga CD32 Feb, 1994 11 out of 12 92
ST Action Atari ST Feb, 1993 92 out of 100 92
Joypad SEGA Master System Jan, 1994 89 out of 100 89
Amiga Joker Amiga CD32 Nov, 1993 81 out of 100 81
Pocket Gamer UK J2ME May 06, 2005 8 out of 10 80
High Score Genesis Apr 16, 1994 4 out of 5 80
Power Play Amiga Jan, 1993 4 out of 5 80
airgamer J2ME Apr 28, 2005 71 out of 100 71
The DOS Spirit DOS Jul 24, 2007 3 out of 6 50

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Trivia

Upgrade offer

According to the German gaming magazine Power Play (issue 02/1993), owners of the Amiga and Atari ST versions of the predecessor Sensible Soccer: European Champions could upgrade their game to this new version. They simply had to send in their old game plus a upgrade fee. According to their issue 08/1993, this offer was only available inside the UK.

Awards

  • ST Format
    • January 1993 (issue #42) - #10 in '50 finest Atari ST games of all time' list

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