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Kick Off 98 is an international-team based football game, released to take advantage of the forthcoming 1998 World Cup. Game modes include practice (with several situations available, such as corners, dribbling and free kicks), warm up (a mode where the level of play increases as the player learns to play more effectively), quick start, friendly, cup, world cup, ANCO Challenge (where the player chooses increasingly difficult opponents), network play and a name/appearance editor.

The game was fully localized in several countries, such as Germany, Spain, Italy and Portugal.


Kick Off 98 DOS And the match starts!
Kick Off 98 DOS About to score (800x600 resolution)
Kick Off 98 DOS Title screen

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Alternate Titles

  • "KO98" -- Short title

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PC Jeux Dec, 1997 88 out of 100 88
Gameplay (Benelux) Dec 31, 1997 56 out of 100 56
PC Joker Jan, 1998 41 out of 100 41
PC Player (Germany) Dec, 1997 38 out of 100 38


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While billed as fully localized, the Portuguese version is lacking on that department. A lot of Spanish words are still mixed with Portuguese text, poor name choices for some options and the commentary is poorly edited, with a lot of lines with cropped in the end.
Luis Silva (13612) added Kick Off 98 (DOS) on Jan 20, 2006
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