NFL Quarterback Club 99

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NFL Quarterback Club '99
NFL Quarterback Club 99 cover 1.jpeg
Developer(s)Iguana Entertainment
Publisher(s)Acclaim Entertainment[a]
SeriesNFL Quarterback Club
Platform(s)Nintendo 64
Release
  • NA: November 10, 1998[1]
  • EU: December 1998
Genre(s)Sports
Mode(s)Single-player, multiplayer

NFL Quarterback Club '99, released in November 1998, developed by Iguana Entertainment and published by Acclaim Entertainment for Nintendo 64, is one of the first sports games to work with the Expansion Pak.[2] The game features the ability to replay past Super Bowls and provides historical descriptions of them.[3] NFL Quarterback Club '99 delivers all 31 teams and 3D rendered stadiums (also included are the Cleveland Browns).[3] 1,500 players are featured in the game with over 250 motion-capture animations.[3] Players, along with teams, uniforms, coaches, and playbooks can also be created and used in game.[3] Play-by-play is handled by Mike Patrick, color calls by Randy Cross and referee calls by Jerry Markbreit.[3] Charlie Weis and Dedric Ward served as consultants for the game.[3]

Gameplay[edit]

The game features teams from NFL Europe.[4]

Reception[edit]

NFL Quarterback Club 99 received favorable reviews according to the review aggregation website GameRankings.[5]

The game was a finalist for the Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences' 1998 "Sports Game of the Year" and "Outstanding Achievement in Software Engineering" awards, both of which went to 1080° Snowboarding and Metal Gear Solid, respectively.[17][18]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "NFL Quarterback Club '99 Kicks Off Acclaim Sports' Holiday Season". Acclaim Entertainment. November 5, 1998. Archived from the original on August 26, 2004.
  2. ^ "Acclaim Sports' NFL Quarterback Club 99 to Support Nintendo 64 Expansion Pak". Business Wire. Berkshire Hathaway. September 4, 1998. Archived from the original on December 3, 1998. Retrieved June 18, 2019 – via Yahoo.com.
  3. ^ a b c d e f Bassave, Roy (January 31, 1999). "QB 99 kicks off new ballgame". Telegraph Herald. Woodward Communications, Inc. p. 43. Retrieved October 31, 2019.
  4. ^ Carter, Chip; Carter, Jonathan (February 16, 1999). "Inside the video games". Rome News-Tribune. Times-Journal Inc. p. 12. Retrieved October 31, 2019.
  5. ^ a b "NFL Quarterback Club 99 for Nintendo 64". GameRankings. CBS Interactive. Archived from the original on May 12, 2019. Retrieved August 6, 2020.
  6. ^ Marriott, Scott Alan. "NFL Quarterback Club 99 - Review". AllGame. All Media Network. Archived from the original on November 14, 2014. Retrieved August 6, 2020.
  7. ^ Meyer, Bill (January 5, 1999). "NFL Quarterback Club 99". Gamecenter. CNET. Archived from the original on August 23, 2000. Retrieved November 24, 2021.
  8. ^ "NBA Quaterback [sic] Club 99". Consoles + (in French). No. 84. January 1999. p. 124. Retrieved August 6, 2020.
  9. ^ EGM staff (January 1999). "NFL Quarterback Club 99". Electronic Gaming Monthly. No. 114. Ziff Davis.
  10. ^ Storm, Jon; Anderson, Paul; Reiner, Andrew (December 1998). "NFL Quarterback Club 99". Game Informer. No. 68. FuncoLand. Archived from the original on September 8, 1999. Retrieved August 6, 2020.
  11. ^ The Rookie (January 1999). "Sketchy A.I. and Bunk Passing Sack QB Club '99". GamePro. No. 124. IDG Entertainment. p. 152. Retrieved August 6, 2020.
  12. ^ Broady, Vince (November 20, 1998). "NFL Quarterback Club 99 Review [date mislabeled as "April 28, 2000"]". GameSpot. Red Ventures. Retrieved June 18, 2019.
  13. ^ Cheung, Kevin (December 1998). "NFL Quarterback Club 99". Hyper. No. 62. Next Media Pty Ltd. p. 44. Retrieved August 6, 2020.
  14. ^ Casamassina, Matt (November 10, 1998). "NFL Quarterback Club '99". IGN. Ziff Davis. Retrieved June 18, 2019.
  15. ^ "NFL Quarterback Club '99". N64 Magazine. No. 23. Future Publishing. January 1999.
  16. ^ "NFL Quarterback Club '99". Nintendo Power. Vol. 114. Nintendo of America. November 1998. p. 123. Retrieved August 6, 2020.
  17. ^ "Second Interactive Achievement Awards: Console". Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences. Archived from the original on October 11, 1999. Retrieved November 24, 2021.
  18. ^ "Second Interactive Achievement Awards: Craft Award". Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences. Archived from the original on October 11, 1999. Retrieved November 24, 2021.
  1. ^ Released under the Acclaim Sports label

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