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Average Player Score Based on 701 ratings
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Score Breakdown Based on 701 ratings
  1. 10 (143)
  2. 9 (278)
  3. 8 (190)
  4. 7 (51)
  5. 6 (17)
  6. 5 (6)
  7. 4 (4)
  8. 3 (1)
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What Gamespot Users have to say about Tecmo Bowl

  • Rating:7.5

    A fun, fast paced football game.

    *** TECMO BOWL *** THE GOOD -Fast pace gameplay -Challenging single player mode -Fun music -Good controls THE BAD -Blitzes are way too strong and happen too frequently -Small play book OVERVIEW Tecm... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8

    Before there was Madden...Before there was NFL Blitz...There was...

    Tecmo Bowl delivers just about everything a football game needs to be successful. Each team has it's own merits, San Francisco and Miami are all about the pass, while LA and Chicago have running backs that'll leave every... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:7

    A classic football game!

    Tecmo bowl is just one of those games that you can revisit everytime you get sick of playing a madden game. This is an arcade style football game. No i dont mean like blitz where its almost the same, but you can kill p... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8.8

    Whether on NES or Game Boy this game is still awesome.

    Bo Knows Game Boy! This game is just a port of the popular NES title. Everything is exactly the same except for there is no color. Plays just like it's NES counter part. Bo still runs around everyone on the field. And LT... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8

    Some games just never go out of style...

    Tecmo Bowl is a classic that ever 20-something gamer who owns a Wii should have just to relive their days when they were a kid playing on their NES. Granted, after a game or two now, I am ready to move onto something el... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:7.6

    Tecmo Bowl is an old-school classic for football-gamers of all levels.

    When Tecmo Bowl (TB) came out in 1989, everybody started talking about how great the game was. It was the mere simplicity of this game that made it an instant classic. All you need is 4 plays. 4 simple offensive plays... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8.7

    An all-time favorite!!!

    As you could imagine I have been nothing bu thrilled since I bought my Wii, but you can't begin to realize how stoked I was to find Tecmo Bowl on the Wii's virtual console. Not much for flash, the Wii version of the ga... Read Full Review

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

    Tecmo Bowl on the Wii will have you reliving gaming football as it was played 17 years ago. That's definitely worth $5.

    Tecmo Bowl was never as good as its successor, Tecmo Super Bowl, but for $5, you can't really go wrong. I can attest to playing an good amount of this at a time, working on strategies. It seems that a game with four basi... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8.6

    Old School fun!!!

    With a simple interface, great music, and solid action this is a great game and at five bucks probably one of the best values on VC!! My brother and I used to play this for hours back wen we were kids, and while it no... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9

    Awesome Game

    I have been playing this game since i was 3.. And tgis is a great Football game for the NES. i have played other football games on the NES and this is the only one im happy with. I mean yeah theres down falls with the ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
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