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Average Player Score Based on 242 ratings
7.9
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Score Breakdown Based on 242 ratings
  1. 10 (39)
  2. 9 (76)
  3. 8 (69)
  4. 7 (26)
  5. 6 (18)
  6. 5 (4)
  7. 4 (2)
  8. 3 (4)
  9. 2 (1)
  10. 1 (3)

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  • Rating:8.5

    Wow.

    Best sports game iv'e ever played. Anyway. It's a soccer game. And a good one at that. Easy controls. A passes. If your partners have the ball and press A, you're telling your partners to pass. B shoots. If your p... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:3

    The worst sports game I've ever played. Not just on the NES, but on every other platform imaginable.

    I was hunting around thrift stores one day, and I came across this game. for 5 dollars, I thought: "Why not, I'll buy any NES game I can find." But now that I've played it, I think your money would be better spent to in... Read Full Review

    0 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8.1

    It passes the NES test; it's fun!

    I first played this about 18 years ago and recently found it at the local used game store for $5. 18 years later I got a great deal. This game could still ce sold for $40 (prices back in the 80's) and worth any penny. ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8.5

    "Pass it" "I can't"

    If you're looking for simulation soccer, then this game is not for you. Well....Actually, this game is for everyone, and it's arcade controls is what guarantees that. I'm writing this review from memory, so I may not giv... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:5.8

    Entertaing to say the least.

    World Cup Soccer is quite fun. You get to choose from team's all over the world, and then play each team till you reach the world cup game. Each team has their differences, and though they may be slight, they are present... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9.3

    The ONLY football game where playing around a dead body is normal.

    Nintendo World Cup Soccer is one of the best football games ever. Rivaled only by Mario Smash Football and Fifa 98. You start off by playing Cameroon. My record is 56-0. But then the teams get better based on World Ranki... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:6.5

    A Extremely Easy Soccer game with a good beat.

    Nintendo World Cup Soccer was a very unusual game. the soccer players looked funny and the game was unbelievably easy(You can run the ball right in to the goal every time). My best score ever was 80-0! thats how easyt th... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful