Tecmo Bowl Throwback Hits PSN Some Time "Soon"
If you never played Tecmo Bowl back in the day, you either weren't a gamer at the time or you simply weren't born yet.
But whether you missed out or can easily remember the greatness of that uber-simple football game, you'll definitely get a chance to enjoy that addictive purity some time soon. Tecmo has announced that Tecmo Bowl Throwback will release on the Xbox Live Marketplace on April 28 for 800 Microsoft Points and while we know it's coming to the PlayStation Network, we unfortunately don't have a release date. They would only say that a PSN launch "will soon follow." The game will offer both the old-school 2D graphics along with an updated 3D visual display; both styles will match the gameplay from yesteryear, too. And despite the obvious difference in NFL rosters, Throwback doesn't have the NFL licensing (EA has a stranglehold on that, as you know), so they'll just stick to that original 1991 roster...only with slightly different names. You know, like Joe Wisconsin passes long to Jerry Wheat. Last but not least is the inclusion of online multiplayer, which ought to be amusing, at the very least.
Man, I can't wait to relive the good ol' days. Who wants to take Bo all the way? Or intercept just about every pass with Howie Long? I think I managed to win 91-0 on the GameBoy version...
Related Game(s): Tecmo Bowl Throwback
4/20/2010 9:15:41 PM Ben Dutka