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Fever Pitch Soccer
Publisher: U.S. Gold
Developer:
System(s): Sega Mega Drive
Genre: Sports































Number of players: 1-2
Release Date RRP Code
Sega Mega Drive
US
$59.95[2] T-79196
Sega Mega Drive
UK
£44.99[3] T-79196-50
Sega Mega Drive
FR
?F T-79196-50
Sega Mega Drive
DE
DM ? T-79196-50
Sega Mega Drive
ES
?Ptas T-79196-50
Sega Mega Drive
AU
$? ?
Sega Mega Drive
AU (Sega Sport)
$? FFEV00SMC
Sega Mega Drive
BR
R$? 046860



Fever Pitch Soccer, known as Head-On Soccer in North America (and for most of its development known simply as Fever Pitch), is a football game for the Sega Mega Drive. In Germany, the game is known as Mario Basler Prasentiert: Fever Pitch Soccer and is endorsed by Mario Basler.

Gameplay

Fever Pitch Soccer is a football game played fomr an isometric perspective. It has no official football licenses, so sticks with national teams and unnamed players.

Teams

  • Algeria
  • Argentina
  • Australia
  • Austria
  • Belguim
  • Bolivia
  • Brazil
  • Bulgaria
  • Cameroon
  • Canada
  • Chile
  • China
  • Colombia
  • Costa Rica
  • Denmark
  • Ecuador
  • Egypt
  • Eire
  • England
  • France
  • Germany
  • Ghana
  • Holland
  • Honduras
  • Iran
  • Italy
  • Ivory Cst
  • Japan
  • Kuwait
  • Mail
  • Mexico
  • Morocco
  • Nigeria
  • Norway
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • Romania
  • Russia
  • S Korea
  • Scotland
  • Sdi Arabia
  • Spain
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • Tunisia
  • UAE
  • Uruguay
  • USA
  • Wales
  • Zambia
  • Zimbarbwe

Production credits

  • Programming: James Robertson
  • Graphics: Colin Wren, Emil Sergiev, Hayden Jones, Martin Sawkins, Neil Kelly
  • Sound: John Hancock, Max Little
  • Design: Martin Sawkins, Rod Mack
  • Development Director: N. Ishihara
  • Project Management: Andy Green
  • Creative Resources Manager: Tony Bourne
  • Co-ordinators: Rich Holdsworth, Mark Teal
  • Testing & Analytical: Steve Archer, Gary Reaney, Steve Wyatt, Andy Elwell, Nat, Jermaine, Sean, Chris and Trevor
  • Special Thanks To: Rod Mack
Source: In-game credits


James RobertsonColin Wren, Emil Sergiev, Hayden Jones, Martin Sawkins, Neil KellyJohn Hancock, Max LittleMartin Sawkins, Rod MackN. IshiharaAndy GreenTony BourneRich Holdsworth, Mark TealSteve Archer, Gary Reaney, Steve Wyatt, Andy Elwell, Nat, Jermaine, Sean, Chris , TrevorRod Mack

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Magazine articles

Main article: Fever Pitch Soccer/Magazine articles.

Promotional material

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HobbyConsolas ES 046.pdf

PDF
Print advert in
Hobby Consolas (ES) #46: "Julio 1995" (1995-xx-xx)
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CVG UK 164.pdf

PDF
Print advert in
Computer & Video Games (UK) #164: "July 1995" (1995-06-09)

Physical scans

Sega Retro Average 
Publication Score Source
89 №164, p64/65[3]
72 №31, p53
82 №14, p68
90 №32, p64-67[4]
75 №56, p118
70 №69, p40/41
91 №47, p52/53/54/55
65 №4, p82/83/84/85
Sega Mega Drive
79
Based on
8 reviews

Mega Drive, US
FeverPitchSoccer MD US Box.jpg
Cover
HeadOnSoccer MD US Cart.jpg
Cart
Mega Drive, EU
FeverPitchSoccer MD EU Box.jpg
Cover
FeverPitchSoccer MD EU Cart.jpg
Cart
Mega Drive, BR
Feverpitchsoccer md br cover.jpg
Cover
FeverPitchSoccer MD BR Cart.jpg
Cart
Fever Pitch Soccer MD BR Manual.pdf
Manual
Mega Drive, AU

Mega Drive, AU (Sega Sport)
FeverPitchSoccer MD AU Box SegaSport.jpg
Cover
Mega Drive, DE
FeverPitchSoccer MD DE Box.jpg
Cover

Technical information

ROM dump status

System Hash Size Build Date Source Comments
Sega Mega Drive
CRC32 dcffa327
MD5 fb303d5d08b2ea748fe7aced9c0100fd
SHA-1 440835a94ea7c23fc0b0b86564020337a99514f1
2MB 1995-07 Cartridge (US)
Sega Mega Drive
CRC32 fac29677
MD5 a4a4e29f3540d3a11cdd8ee391069841
SHA-1 e3489b80a4b21049170fedee7630111773fe592c
2MB 1995-06 Cartridge (EU)

References

  1. File:MeanMachinesSega31UK.pdf, page 26
  2. File:GamePlayers US 0809.pdf, page 71
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 File:CVG UK 164.pdf, page 64
  4. File:MeanMachinesSega32UK.pdf, page 64