VR Soccer '96

Critic Score User Score
SEGA Saturn
...
3.4
Windows
...
3.1
Macintosh
...
3.3
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Description

In 1995 the increased power of the new wave of systems made 3D football games a possibility several companies investigated. Most of the features people later took for granted in football games were pioneered, or at least fairly fresh, when they appeared in the first of the Actua Sports titles.

Multiple camera angles were available to view the full-3D action, with 3 Sheffield Wednesday FC players providing motion capture. 44 international squads of 22 players, each with 8 individual skill attributes, were featured. BBC commentator Barry Davies provided a full flowing commentary over the top. A full range of customised tournaments were available, as well as multi-player options allowing for both same-system and networked play.

Screenshots

VR Soccer '96 SEGA Saturn Starting the match.
VR Soccer '96 SEGA Saturn Keeper has the ball.
VR Soccer '96 SEGA Saturn Half time.
VR Soccer '96 SEGA Saturn Kick off time.

Alternate Titles

  • "VR Soccer" -- Saturn title
  • "ranSoccer" -- German 1996 re-release
  • "Fotball Feber" -- Norwegian title
  • "Actua Soccer" -- European title
  • "アクチャーサッカー" -- Japanese spelling

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Critic Reviews

Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) PlayStation May, 1996 8.5 out of 10 85
All Game Guide PlayStation 1998 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
High Score DOS Feb, 1996 3 out of 5 60
PC Player (Germany) DOS Dec, 1995 58 out of 100 58
Mega Fun PlayStation Apr, 1996 58 out of 100 58
GameSpot PlayStation Dec 13, 1996 5.1 out of 10 51
Génération 4 Macintosh Jan, 1997 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 50
The Video Game Critic SEGA Saturn Sep 29, 2006 C 50
Computer Gaming World (CGW) DOS Aug, 1996 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40
Computer and Video Games (CVG) PlayStation Aug 15, 2001 3 out of 10 30

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