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Description

While the soccer tournament is often downplayed not only inside the Olympic movement but also by the soccer-following community, in 1996, by the occasion of the Games of the XXVI Olympiad in Atlanta, US Gold decided to release a game representing the tournament.

The player can choose one of the 33 teams, and participate in exhibition matches, arcade (a 32-team cup knockout), Olympic (the 16 team tournament mimicking the actual tournament), or play on an all-versus-all league (from 3 to 16 teams). The games feature the usual options found in contemporary games, such as match length and draw rules, as well as define several weather patterns from wind to the bumpiness of the grass. All 5 stadiums used in the actual Olympics are present.

Screenshots

Olympic Soccer DOS Fine Safe
Olympic Soccer 3DO Spain goal!
Olympic Soccer DOS Demo Street Mode
Olympic Soccer DOS Replay

Promo Images

Olympic Soccer Magazine Advertisement

Alternate Titles

  • "Olympic Soccer 1996" -- PSX / Saturn in-game title
  • "オリンピックサッカー" -- Japanese spelling

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Critic Reviews

Mean Machines SEGA Saturn Aug, 1996 92 out of 100 92
Superjuegos SEGA Saturn Jul, 1996 90 out of 100 90
Computer and Video Games (CVG) PlayStation Aug, 1996 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Mega Fun SEGA Saturn Sep, 1996 80 out of 100 80
PC Joker DOS Sep, 1996 71 out of 100 71
Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) PlayStation Jul, 1996 14 out of 20 70
SuperGamePower 3DO Sep, 1996 3.5 out of 5 70
Gameplay (Benelux) DOS Oct, 1996 56 out of 100 56
Power Play DOS Nov, 1996 47 out of 100 47
PC Action (Germany) DOS Nov, 1996 39 out of 100 39

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