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Sensible Soccer Returns on PS2 and Xbox

Discussion in 'Other Games' started by kamy100, 1 November 2005.

  1. kamy100

    kamy100 Premiership

    9 June 2003
    Blackburn, UK
  2. Deacon Brown

    Deacon Brown League 2

    9 August 2003
    Beckenham Kent
    Tottenham Hotspurs
    hmmmm not sure how this will work and if it will be any good..
  3. It was a great game and alwayz will be. Im not sure about updating thow, go for the plug and play option www.firebox.com
  4. ClassicD

    ClassicD Galáctico

    11 November 2001
    I would love to see it get near to how the original played, but Sensible Soccer '98 was dross, and wasn't Jon Hare was the lead guy on that team too? If not, then great, but I refuse to build my hopes up again only to have them shattered when it becomes apparent the game is a pile of piss. :)
  5. mattster12

    mattster12 All-round Bastard

    11 April 2005
    This is great news :D I love sensi soccer and still play it to this day on my psp. By the sounds of it there gonna be doing some cool stuff :)
  6. studeep

    studeep ManUnited academy

    29 June 2005
    Manchester United
    this is looking like "fifa meet pes" with the "very in-depth single-player mode the likes of which has never been seen before in any football game" talk and the "quick gameplay and overhead view giving 100 per cent controllability when shooting at goal (you can pick your spot exactly with loft, dip and bend) is something that young players will not have grown up with and are going to love about Sensi, again this is something that it is impossible for PES and FIFA to do with their side on cameras" i am already starting to like it.....(am i??? ye course i am....)
  7. MonkeyJug

    MonkeyJug Guest

    great news!

    er, or is it? i remember thinking that back in '98 when i heard it was coming out on the ps1 - and we all know what a total disaster that was!

    all those glorious memories of sensi on my amiga tarnished forever more.

    we can all live in hope i suppose - the potential is there to make this game great, but will the horror that was sensi '98 kill it off forever? i hope not...
  8. MonkeyJug

    MonkeyJug Guest

    here is a quote from the article from jon hare:

    'The '98 version was probably the worst version ever released (particularly the PlayStation conversion, which was done out of house I might add), but luckily this seems to be largely ignored amidst all of the hype.'

    if it was done out of house, does that mean he had nothing to do with it? i remember at the time, he was absolutely furious that the game was released because he said it was only about 80-85% complete, but due to deadlines and stuff, they were FORCED into releasing it as it was - and complete dross isn't doing the game justice as to how very, very bad it actually was! and if he thinks it seems to be largely ignored by people of just how bad it was, i fear he will be sorely mistaken.

    sensi was great because it was simple - one button (soft or hard press) and 8 directions. i hope they don't stray too far from this with their new effort...

    like cd says, if it plays as well, then that'll do for me too!
  9. cc503420

    cc503420 Non-League

    13 August 2003
    Long before PES Sensi was the game of choice for footy fans, lets hope it's nothing like the '98 version. SWOS 96/97 was awesome!
  10. embraceuk1

    embraceuk1 Original Member Since 2001

    30 December 2001
    Indiana USA (Scottish)
    Nottingham Forest
    Yep i got the Email from Codemasters but non of the links they sent me for it work. doubt it will be any good now.
  11. embraceuk1

    embraceuk1 Original Member Since 2001

    30 December 2001
    Indiana USA (Scottish)
    Nottingham Forest
    I should quickly add it would have to also be sensible world of soccer and not just sensi soccer to be any good.
  12. winston

    winston Champions League

    7 August 2005
    Agreed, it would absolutely have to have at least as good a career mode as SWOS, and frankly, it would have to add a fair bit more, otherwise, why not jsut go play the old SWOS?

    Likewise, the on-pitch gameplay would have to be more sophisticated than the original SWOS, otherwise, why bother?

    For all that PES does have a lot of frustrating "cpu decides what happens, not you" going on, it's gameplay has amazing complexity and going back to something overly simplistic like SWOS' original gamplay would not be enough to keep me interested.

    I definitely think it could work provided they don't get too scared at bringing on new features to enhance and add depth to the original gameplay. I never played Sensi'98 so still have only fond memories of the series.
  13. ClassicD

    ClassicD Galáctico

    11 November 2001
    I'd settle for a first version which provides great gameplay, wouldn't have to be like SWOS. Anyway, I doubt very much they'll get the license to reproduce something like that, back in those days there were no licenses.
  14. wakeywakey

    wakeywakey Guest

    awesome you cant beat the classics. Screen shots look great!

    viewpoint looks great, which would look good in pes. its all about gameplay and the feel of contributing to the placement, curl, and loft of a shot.

    cant wait till easter. people who hadnt played the original wish they had.

    amiga version rules!!!
  15. CW

    CW C Dub Founding Member

    6 October 2001
    They should have left it alone, some games are better as a memory
  16. has anyone got SWOS working on the psp if so PLEASSSSSE PM me
  17. TikTikTikTikTik

    TikTikTikTikTik *****

    7 August 2004
    in what way? The players have huge heads and the ball looks to have the size of a tennisball. Hope it will be a good game, but are they deciding to go for a 'cartoon' look or something
  18. Metallica

    Metallica Whoosh... Bullshit!

    20 August 2003
    Pissed up in Sam Platt's
    Whats this game like on mobile

    is it hard to control ?
    are the graphics ok, not to small ?

  19. fishcake

    fishcake Premiership

    1 January 2003
    just been playing the megadrive version on http://www.game-oldies.com played 3 games and didn't manage to score a goal in all 3, fuckin hard with the keyboard
  20. johan

    johan Guest

    Sensible World Of Soccer (SWOS) set to be released on Easter 2006. by CODEMASTERS

    Holly shit.. just found out about this now.. game looks promising..


    PS2, XBOX, PC etc..


    Renowned as the greatest multiplayer kick-about ever, Sensible Soccer will return with a modern take on its trademark zoomed out camera and truly intuitive control system, which delivers total 360-degree control over your players’ kicks and movement.

    Thats whats ^
    Last edited by a moderator: 17 December 2005
  21. LemonJelly

    LemonJelly Bungie's Bitch Staff

    28 August 2002
    Re: Sensible World Of Soccer (SWOS) set to be released on Easter 2006. by CODEMASTERS

    I have a feeling it will end in tears and be "a bit crap". I hope I am wrong, so we will have to wait and see.
  22. MonkeyJug

    MonkeyJug Guest

  23. johan

    johan Guest

    Re: Sensible World Of Soccer (SWOS) set to be released on Easter 2006. by CODEMASTERS

    sooowwwy :D

    I still bang on SWOS 96/97 now and then
  24. MonkeyJug

    MonkeyJug Guest

    this thread has just rekindled my sensi flame and i have spent the last hour trying to get it running on my laptop with winuae. i got the emulator, kickstart roms and the game, and i can get it to load but i can't start the game - it just sits at the sensi menu. i tried changing the keyboard and mouse and stuff, but no joy... :(
  25. johan

    johan Guest

    You probably didn`t read my thread..bellow but if you`re running XP and want tp play SWOS here`s how:

    Ok, I was finally able to run and play SWOS yaay !!

    I did it with VDMSound which is a well known DOS Emulator. It can be downloaded here: http://vogons.zetafleet.com/ndldownl...Sound2.1.0.exe

    Once you download that put it in My Documents folder so that you can know where the main .exe file is. After you download it click on it and it will have a regular normal instalation like any other program. After the instalation is completed the VDMSound will close and you wont have any icons or anything on your DESKTOP or start bar. After that, unzip your SWOS97.zip file and extract it somewhere. You can make a desktop folder and name it SWOS. So when you extract the files chose to extract it in that SWOS folder that you created. After you finish with unzipping the file there should be a file called swos.exe. Click on it once let it finish and you`ll know when its done, you can go ahead and close it by clicking X. After that just find a folder SWS.EXE right mouse click run it with VDMSound and thats that... the game should load.

    I tried with DOSBOX and its just frustrating finding the directory.

    I have a full sound and I didnt even configure anything, dont know how that happened..but I`m taking some break from WE9 and just chill with SWOS.

    Its so easy.. believe me.. if you don`t have the right SWOS game you can download SWOS 96/97 (the best version) at THE-UNDERDOGS website..
  26. Stan

    Stan Allez les Lionceaux !!!

    12 September 2002
    I've heard a lot about this game since i came in this forum, on and off people keep saying that konami could learn a few things from this game for the Master League.
    So being an avid Ml player, i could buy this game...
    Could someone give me a couple of reasons why i should buy it???

  27. MonkeyJug

    MonkeyJug Guest

    you only need one - its gameplay is unmatched in any game, ever!
  28. Yep great news looking forward to it.
  29. lumlum

    lumlum Premiership

    3 August 2003
    Could one of you Sensi vetrans please explain the shooting system I keep hearing about?
  30. APX


    8 July 2005
    Suomi Finland
    theres total soccer for pc at www.the-underdogs.org its same as SWOS but better graphics right?

    isnt the shooting just you hit shoot button and then hit right to curve the ball right and left to curl the ball to the left?
    Last edited: 30 December 2005

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