Backyard Soccer (PC and Mac, CD-ROM) Humongous Entertainment - 1998 USA, Canada Release

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Backyard Soccer
Packaging cover Backyard Soccer.
Product ID 42725-15252
Product UPC 742725152526
Platform(s) PC and Mac
Media CD-ROM
Copyright date 1998
Publisher(s) Humongous Entertainment
Label Junior Sports
Category(s) Entertainment, Sports, Soccer
Recommended age(s) 5-10.
Country of Origin United States of America

Description from the packaging.

Pick your team, design their custom uniform, then head out to one of 20 unique fields in the most extensive kids' soccer game ever created! Backyard Soccer features all the fun and laughter of neighborhood games, plus the action and excitement of world-class competition.

30 Boys and girls from the Junior Sports neighborhood are ready and waiting to take on the world as kid announcers Earl Grey and Sunny Day call the action. Backyard Soccer lets you click and kick your way to the world title!

  • You'll never be picked last! The neighborhood kids line up to pick teams.
  • Choose your team name and uniform then head out to one of 20 different fields!
  • The backyard kids scour the neighborhood and turn every empty parking lot, sandlot and beach into makeshift soccer fields!
  • Super-genius Dmitri Petrovich does his best to slip one past Maria when the game comes down to the wire.


  • 20 Unique fields.
  • 30 Players to choose from.
  • 3 Skill levels.
  • International tournaments.
  • Bonus indoor soccer rounds.
  • Simple point-and-click controls.
  • Multiple team formations.
  • Adjustable player aggressiveness.
  • Instant replay.
  • Create custom team names and uniforms.
  • Track game, season and lifetime statistics.
  • Print your own customized team photos, player cards and trophies.

It's Junior Sports for kids 5-10.
Junior Sports games give kids a new way to enjoy the fun and innocence of backyard contests that create so many childhood memories. 30 of the funniest boys and girls in the neighborhood make sure a game is never too far away as your child chooses teammates. The Junior Sports series provides all of the action and excitement of adult sports games, while easy-to-use controls allow even your littlest athletes to compete with the best of the backyard leagues. Humongous Entertainment's feature-film quality animation brings the quirky personalities and offbeat antics to life in the first series of sports games designed for and featuring kids!

  • Scrolling gameplay allows for regulation size fields.
  • Choose from 6 formations, adjust player aggressiveness and make substitutions at any time!
  • Potent power-ups like the bowling ball and the cannon ball put a spin on any game!
  • These kids always look their best when posing for customized team photos and player cards that you can print out!
  • Track game, season and lifetime stats for all your players.
  • Backyard Soccer's action spans the globe as kids compete in international tournaments and even bonus indoor soccer matches.
  • Kid announcers Sunny Day and Earl Grey describe the action. Instant replays make sure you get a second look at those amazing goals!

System Requirements

PC Windows 3.1
Required CPU Pentium 60
Required RAM 16MB
Required CD Speed 4X
Required Audio Yes
Supported Video SVGA 256 Color
PC Windows 95
Required CPU Pentium 60
Required RAM 16MB
Required CD Speed 4X
Required Audio Yes
Supported Video SVGA 256 Color
Mac System 7.0
Required CPU Power Mac 6100
Required RAM 16MB
Required CD Speed 4X
Supported Video 13" 256 Color

Box Scans

Retail Box cover Backyard Soccer. Retail Box back Backyard Soccer.



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