Tony Meola's Sidekicks Soccer

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Tony Meola's Sidekicks Soccer
Tony meola snes.jpg
North American cover art
Developer(s) Sculptured Software
Publisher(s)
Director(s) Hal Rushton
Programmer(s) Mike Spendlove
Alex Dommasch
Composer(s) Bob Dayley
Eric Nunamaker
H. Kingsley Thurber
Platform(s) Super Famicom
Release
  • JP: February 25, 1993
  • NA: November 1993
Genre(s) Traditional soccer simulation
Mode(s) Single-player
Multiplayer

Tony Meola's Sidekicks Soccer is a traditional soccer (football) simulation video game released for the Super Nintendo Entertainment System in 1993. It is named after US goalkeeper Tony Meola. It went under several names in different markets, such as Super Copa in Latin America and Ramos Rui no World Wide Soccer (ラモス瑠偉のワールドワイドサッカー) in Japan (endorsed by Ruy Ramos).

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Gameplay

One of the players is taking the ball down the field for an easy shot opportunity. TonyMeolasSidekicksSoccerScreenshot.png
One of the players is taking the ball down the field for an easy shot opportunity.

The teams in the game include various national teams and some unlicensed club teams from Europe, Japan and America. Players can play with teams from different parts of the United States, including Miami, Los Angeles, Sacramento.

Mode 7 is used to achieve a pseudo-3D effect similar to that of Sculptured Software's previous NCAA Basketball . There are various options and features; including a variety of soccer formations, corner kicks, and the ability to alter each team's roster.

Reception

In their November 1993 issue of Game Players, the magazine assigned this video game a rating of 72%. Allgame would assign this game a rating of 3.5 stars out of 5.

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