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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.


Peter Beardsley's International Football MSX You control the player with the arrow above his head
Peter Beardsley's International Football MSX The first round
Peter Beardsley's International Football Amiga Goal!
Peter Beardsley's International Football Amiga Last round results

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Alternate Titles

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

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Critic Reviews

Atari ST User Atari ST Sep, 1988 9 out of 10 90
64'er Commodore 64 Dec, 1988 13 out of 15 87
Amiga User International Amiga Aug, 1988 7 out of 10 70
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Amiga Jul, 1988 7.2 out of 12 60
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Atari ST Jul, 1988 7.2 out of 12 60
The Games Machine (UK) Amiga Aug, 1988 55 out of 100 55
Commodore User Amiga Jul, 1988 4 out of 10 40
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Atari ST Aug, 1988 392 out of 1000 39
Your Sinclair ZX Spectrum Nov, 1988 3 out of 10 30
Power Play Commodore 64 Sep, 1988 16 out of 100 16


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