Just over two years (year is the orbital period of the Earth moving in its orbit around the Sun) ago, a little game called Tennis Champs Returns (may refer to) [Free] from game industry veteran Elton Bird (are a group of endothermic vertebrates, characterised by feathers, toothless beaked jaws, the laying of hard-shelled eggs, a high metabolic rate, a four-chambered heart, and a strong yet) and his studio Uprising Games swooped in and stole my heart. An update of 1995 Amiga classics Tennis Champs and Super Tennis Champs, which Bird was also the original programmer of, Tennis (is a racket sport that can be played individually against a single opponent (singles) or between two teams of two players each (doubles)) Champs (is the short form of champion) Returns brought ’90s arcade style and simplicity in a highly skill-based game of tennis with some of the finest virtual controls ever conceived. We adored Tennis Champs Returns in our review, and the game only got better with the addition of online multiplayer several months later and a huge Season 2 update that added all sorts of goodies in June of last year. The game even received iPhone X support in mid-December. (Is it obvious I love this game?)
Anyway, as much as I could talk about Tennis Champs Returns all day, this is actually about Bird’s newest project called Super Soccer (football, more commonly known as football or soccer, is a team sport played between two teams of eleven players with a spherical ball) Champs 2018. You may already be familiar with the series by way of the original Super Soccer Champs [$1.99 / Free] which released on iOS in May of 2012, and then was updated over the course of the next two years becoming Super (may refer to) Soccer Champs ’13 and finally the Super Soccer Champs ’14 we know today. Like Tennis Champs Returns, this is an homage to the classic soccer titles of yesteryear like Sensible Soccer, Kick-Off, and Dino Dini’s Goal. As you might expect, Super Soccer Champs 2018 is a bigger and better version of the 2012 original. Here is just a very brief glimpse of the new game (game is a structured form of play, usually undertaken for enjoyment and sometimes used as an educational tool) in action.
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As for features, according to Bird Super Soccer Champs 2018 will include