Saturday, December 5

Retro Bowl

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‘Retro Bowl’ offers top-notch football action with a retro twist

If you've ever watched a soccer game and found yourself thinking you could do a better job than the coach, Retro bowl is for you. This excellent title created by New Star Games is not new, but it is incredibly good. The premise is simple: Players take on the role of a new coach with an NFL team and have to form their team to win the title trophy. I'm not really a sports guy, but when I started playing this game earlier this month, I could hardly put it down. Part of the magic for me was that the game was part management simulator and part real soccer game. I could study statistics from different rookies, trade and hire players to improve my team's offensive and defensive rating. I also had to balance the contracts of my offensive and defensive assistant coaches, keep an eye on team ...