Score the clunkiest touchdown ever as SNK’s Football Frenzy returns

Score the clunkiest touchdown ever as SNK's Football Frenzy returns screenshot

In the early ’90s, video games developer SNK have been widely known for filling the arcades with over-the-top, futuristic cyber-sports titles such as Super Baseball 2020, or rule-breaking, cartoonish titles like Soccer Brawl. But the developer did try a directly NFL-style identify, Football Frenzy.

Launching in arcades and on the house Neo Geo platform in 1992, Football Frenzy tried to translate the complicated and long recreation to the arcade structure. Football Frenzy will have to be praised for having some intensity, that includes more than one offensive and defensive performs, as neatly as an in-game announcer and chunky sprites, but it surely simply is not a lot a laugh to play.

With gradual controls motion, Football Frenzy is a little of a battle, now not helped by means of its informal velocity and its bizarre “grappling” way to tackles. In an arcade surroundings, when you are seeking to seize a deep and sophisticated recreation, it is most likely a greater guess to only fill it with robots, or put land-mines and spike strips on the box.

Still, if you wish to test it out, then Football Frenzy is to be had lately as the newest in Hamster’s ACA vary of vintage arcade titles. You can pick out it up on PS4 in Japan and international on Xbox One and Nintendo Switch, priced at round $8.