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Peter Beardsley's International Football (ZX Spectrum)

Peter Beardsley's International Football ZX Spectrum Loading screen.

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Licensed around former England player Peter Beardsley, this football (soccer) game is viewed side-on. The only playing option is the European Championship tournament of the day, although you can choose the 8 teams from the 26 major European footballing nations of the time (so the USSR, Czechoslovakia and Yugoslavia are all still complete). Two players can compete in these groups, but there's no guarantee of getting straight to a 2-player game, especially as tournaments (and individual matches) can't be quit out of.

The gameplay features variable strength kicks, determined by how long you hold the fire button for. In a break with realistic physics, the ball ricochets back in the direction it came from. Goalkeepers stay on the goal-line rather than using the whole penalty box.

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Peter Beardsley's International Football ZX Spectrum Kick-off.
Peter Beardsley's International Football ZX Spectrum Goal.
Peter Beardsley's International Football ZX Spectrum Through on goal.
Peter Beardsley's International Football ZX Spectrum Loading screen.

Alternate Titles

  • "Eurostar Soccer" -- German C64 title
  • "EuroSoccer '88" -- German Amiga title

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Kabushi (116447) added Peter Beardsley's International Football (ZX Spectrum) on Sep 06, 2004
Other platforms contributed by Hello X) (10991), Martin Smith (63197) and koffiepad (10047)