Nintendo World Cup Player Count and Stats (2023)

Last Updated on: August 15th, 2023

Nintendo World Cup Stats

Nintendo World Cup player count Stats and FactsHere are a few of the most interesting Nintendo World Cup facts and stats I was able to dig up. As always, be sure to check back in the future as I will be updating this post as new and updated stats become available.

Nintendo World Cup player count:

1.48 million game units sold worldwide

Last updated December 2014

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Game Description

“Nintendo World Cup,” also known as “Nekketsu High School Dodgeball Club: Soccer Story” in Japan, is a soccer sports video game developed and published by Technos Japan Corp. It was originally released in arcades in 1990 and later ported to various gaming platforms, including the Nintendo Entertainment System (NES).

Key features and highlights of “Nintendo World Cup” include:

  1. Arcade-Style Gameplay: The game is designed as an arcade-style soccer experience, focusing on fast-paced and action-packed gameplay rather than realistic simulation.

  2. International Teams: Players can choose from a variety of national teams, each representing a different country. These teams are based on fictional characters from the “Kunio-kun” series, also known as “River City Ransom” in North America.

  3. Two-Player Mode: “Nintendo World Cup” supports two-player cooperative or competitive gameplay, allowing friends to team up or compete against each other.

  4. Special Moves: In addition to standard soccer mechanics like passing, shooting, and tackling, the game features special moves and attacks that add an extra layer of excitement to the matches. These special moves often involve humorous and exaggerated actions.

  5. Diverse Arenas: Matches take place in a variety of international locations, adding visual diversity and unique challenges to the gameplay.

  6. Power-Up Items: The game includes power-up items that players can collect during matches. These items can enhance a player’s abilities or provide temporary advantages.

  7. Colorful Graphics: “Nintendo World Cup” features colorful and cartoonish graphics that are typical of games from the era. The characters and animations contribute to the lighthearted and fun atmosphere.

  8. Arcade-Style Presentation: The game’s presentation, including its interface and sound effects, captures the essence of arcade gaming.

  9. Single-Elimination Tournament: The main game mode is a single-elimination tournament in which players compete against various international teams with the goal of becoming the champion.

  10. Password System: To continue their progress in the tournament, players can use password-based save systems.

“Nintendo World Cup” stands out as an arcade-style soccer game that focuses on enjoyable gameplay, over-the-top action, and a sense of humor. While it may not offer the depth and realism of modern soccer simulations, it remains a beloved classic for fans of retro gaming and those looking for a fun and casual soccer experience.

Game Details

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