Dino Dini's Kick Off Revival
  • Dino Dini's Kick Off Revival

  • Playstation 4
  • Developed by The Digital Lounge
  • French release: Available
  • US release: Available
VIDEO | PS4 Saturday, June 25, 2016 | 11:55 AM
Our videos of Kick Off Revival

If you're old enough, you must have played Kick Off back in the days, and you must have found it pretty hard because of its challenging control scheme. Chances also are that you preferred Sensible Soccer, which was our case actually. We know Dino Dini wouldn't be too happy to read this, but we just had more fun with Jon Hare's game, even though it was merely a slightly modified version of the original concept. Dino Dini's Kick Off Revival is back this week on PS4 for a 6 months exclusivity and in our opinion, it's going to have a hard time convincing old and young players alike. Well, unless they have a lot more patience than we do that is. The gameplay video inside should prove how complicated the game still is, which is good news of course as it is faithful to the original title. The question is, is there still a place for such takes on football today? Quite honestly, we don't know.


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