The World Cup may be over, but there’s plenty of soccer action to be found on the Genesis. EA sports has you covered with the first installment in its long-running FIFA series. This is the one that started it all! Later entries may have eclipsed it, but it was here that the groundwork was set, and it introduced four-player gameplay to the series.
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Though many would argue that Sensible Soccer was the better series, Electronic Arts’ FIFA games helped define the sport of soccer on the Genesis, and they are still very playable today. Some were better than others though, as evidenced by marked contrasts between the ’95 and ’96 installments.
It’s Christmas Eve, and we have one last review before we go away for the weekend to play with all our new toys (and the inevitable socks and underwear. Thanks grandma!). FIFA International Soccer for the Sega CD was a classic case of the “catridge game with CD soundtrack” syndrome that so dominated the add-on throughout its lifetime. Thankfully, FIFA is a good game no matter what console it’s on, and those who don’t own the Genesis cartridge might look into this version.
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Soccer is the world’s most popular sport, and whenever one thinks of its video game renditions, one franchise stands head and shoulders above the rest in terms of public awareness. Electronic Arts’ FIFA series has been going strong for over a decade, and it made quite the name for itself on the Genesis. With solid gameplay and great presentation, it kept fans playing well into the wee hours of the morning with each new entry.