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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 Windows Dribbling practice
Kick Off 98 Windows The referee warning a player.
Kick Off 98 DOS Title screen
Kick Off 98 Windows A long throw

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Kick Off 98 Magazine Advertisement

Alternate Titles

  • "KO98" -- Short title

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Critic Reviews

PC Jeux DOS Dec, 1997 88 out of 100 88
PC Games (Germany) Windows Dec 03, 1997 61 out of 100 61
Gameplay (Benelux) Windows Dec 31, 1997 56 out of 100 56
PC Action (Germany) Windows Dec 17, 1997 55 out of 100 55
GameStar (Germany) Windows Dec, 1997 46 out of 100 46
PC Joker DOS Jan, 1998 41 out of 100 41
PC Joker Windows Jan, 1998 41 out of 100 41
PC Player (Germany) Windows Dec, 1997 38 out of 100 38
PC Player (Germany) DOS Dec, 1997 38 out of 100 38
Micro Hebdo Windows Apr 23, 1998 Unscored Unscored


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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.
Contributed to by Luis Silva (13594)
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