Manchester United Europe
Manchester United Europe developed by Krisalis Software is the followup to the 1990 video game Manchester United which had sold over 100,000 copies. The Atari Lynx port was released under the title of European Soccer Challenge.
|Manchester United Europe|
Original Amiga cover art
|Platform(s)||Acorn Archimedes, Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari Lynx, Atari ST, Commodore 64, IBM PC, ZX Spectrum|
1992 (IBM PC)
(up to two players)
Computer and Video Games magazine reported in its supplement Hand-Held Go! in May 1992 that Krysalis were developing an Atari Lynx version of the game. They released this version under the title European Soccer Challenge.
The Atari Lynx version of the game (European Soccer Challenge) was being converted and planned to be published by Telegames for the Atari Jaguar and was first announced in 1994, with plans to be released later in the year but was rescheduled to be published around the second quarter of 1995, however, this port was never released for unknown reasons.
Computer and Video Games magazine reviewed the game for the Amiga in their August 1991 issue giving it a score of 84 out of 100. The Atari Lynx port was reviewed by Robert A Jung which was published to IGN Entertainment. In his final verdict he wrote that "European Soccer Challenge is a very respectable version of the popular sport. The sophisticated gameplay, quality design, and crisp controls are complemented by some very elegant graphics. Non-soccer fans won't be swayed, but enthusiasts will find this title very enjoyable." Then giving the game a score of 8 out of 10.
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