& Reviewed by Neil Collins
Footballer of the Year by Gremlin, I decided that I
needed to also beat the follow up game...
Footballer of the Year 2 is very similar to the first,
but this time there's a bit more to it. The idea is the
same, and it plays very much like the original - but the
second game has been jazzed up a little. There's more
colour and the action sequences are more varied - and
you can actually make your player run around the
football pitch this time. It's only a slight improvement
on the original, and I'm not sure that I prefer it.
didn't buy this game and I think I would have been quite
disappointed if I were a fan of the original and
purchased this expecting bigger and better things.
Still, I'm sure many football mad kids out there loved
it back in the good old days.
And the winner is...
HOW WAS IT COMPLETED?:
I played it through and saved my progress as I won
matches and scored tons of goals. It was pretty
SO WHAT HAPPENS?:
Very much like the first game, the ending is just a page
of text that confirms that you win the top footballing
award. This time though it's in larger, flashy,
multicoloured writing. Woooooooooo!
- Andrew Fisher:
The sequel is an improvement, especially the action
sequences. At the end of the day, it's an ending of two
halves - I'm sick as a parrot there's not more to it,
but that's the way the ball bounces.
- Gaz Spence:
A cynical cash in that offers more of the same all the
way through to the ending.
FINAL SAY: As with the original, you could see
this ending coming a mile off...
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