Tag Archives: football

For the core gameplay, ISS 2000 doesn’t change much over 98, and is the same core game as the Japanese J-League Perfect Striker 2. That’s said, it’s a very solid football game and you have a few additional modes, such as custom tournaments…

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While I’ve tried to be as accurate as I can with dates for this list, information online for PAL release dates is often wonky. Many sites list this as coming out on the 10th November 2000, which is after the American reskinned version…

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Premier Manager 64 is the only English football management game on N64, based off Premier Manager Ninety Nine on PC/PS1. That said, this gave me more of an appreciation for J.League Tactics Soccer, as it’s an immensely more interesting game than this. The…

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The second J-League game from Konami, and this one doesn’t make significant changes from the last ISS game. The game is still focused heavily on passing, and there’s still the issue that your players don’t like following you into the box. While the…

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J.League Tactics Soccer is a Japanese-only football management game. So a ton of text, figures and sitting and watching. You pick which team you want to take over and can create your son to join the team as a player alongside you. Your…

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While a lot of sports games, even in the N64 era, feel like iterations of the same game, the FIFA games on N64 are surprisingly distinct. While, FIFA 64 was such a mess that FIFA 98 definitely needed to bring massive improvements, they…

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In July 1998, the first arcade game on the Aleck 64 arcade cabinet. This cabinet was built by Seta using the Nintendo 64 as a basis – the only hardware difference is a bit of extra RAM. Technically, these games will boot up…

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ISS vs FIFA was a big debate for a while, with 1998 probably being the biggest year for the argument. N64 Magazine clearly preferred ISS, but for me, I enjoyed FIFA 98 more. I do think I know the main reason why people…

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World Cup 98 is simply FIFA Road to World Cup 98 with some minor gameplay changes and a ton of stuff removed. While the previous game had every official international team, plus teams from multiple leagues (such as the Premiership), this just has…

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This game brings back a lot of memories from my childhood. I had this game on PC and played it a lot – even doing some 90 minute matches. I was into football at the time (I stopped caring not long after). After…

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