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So, how is it?
It is probly the same as the nes version but with tiny chages.
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I'm also interested. If I got one, it woud be this one.
Same here. I've had my eye on Tecmo Bowl for a while now.
i read in a few places that it's the rare instance where the arcade version is WORSE than the console version. this is what i've read. if you feel otherwise, please post so.
i have the NES version, due to fond memories when i was younger, and i ended up regretting getting it. it's aged horribly. i'm probably spoiled by all the yrs of madden but tecmo bowl is a joke, imo. it gets real old real quick and is extremely limited.
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I will probably get this game in the next few days, it looks like a fun pick up and play game. The only thing that stopped me from getting the NES game is that they removed the player's names. Silly gripe I know...
Well it wouldn't have come to VC at all if they hadn't removed the official names that they didn't have the license to use.
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I'm throwing my money at the screen but nothing happens!
Check out the IGN review. The NES version was released after the arcade so it made significant improvments except in the graphics. This version is pretty bare bones with only two teams. However the fun simple game play is still there. I might be picking this one up when I get some more Wii Points.
It's actually not a rare thing when the NES version outshines it's arcade counterpart. Just look at Contra, Bionic Commando, Rygar, Legendary Wings, and Life Force.
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Has anybody downloaded this yet?
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First of let me say the game is still as fun as ever. It may be best to stick with the NES version for a few reasons. The NES version will stretch to fit your screen and in general has more play options and team selection. The arcade version has sharper graphics but the you cannot select any plays. The computer sets up your offense and defensive formations and you just select do you want to give the ball to a RB, WR, TE etc. The big advantage is this game supports 4 players and is very simple to play. The downside is the massive borders. If you playing on a small TV it could be tough to follow the action, but if you are playing on a larger screen you should be fine. Anyway I recommend the game just for the fact it's cheap, simple, and fun.
Edited on Wed 5th August, 2009 @ 13:31 by blackknight77
Nice. Thanks for posting this. Do you still recommend the NES over this? How different are the two games? For example, you mentioned that the VCA version is simpler and more accessible. More impressions would be appreciated.
I would still go with the NES version. Just because you can pick more teams and plays plus it's just as fun. Both games feel pretty different though. This one has a cartoony old-school arcade look to it. It has cool half-time animations and cheerleaders and then entire stadium is animated when you score a touchdown. The NES version is by no means complicated, but you do have to select the best play. This version sets up your formation for you, so non-football fans do not have to worry about making any choices before the play starts. There is really not much strategy you just decide to run or pass. If I remember correctly the NES version gives you 4 plays to choose from. I really don't think you can go wrong with either version. The NES version would get the nod for a few reasons, but this one is still fun to play. It was cool to run back my first kickoff last night! I still think the ugly borders may turn off many people though.
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