The players and field look nice, and the game runs at a very high, very smooth frame rate. The four-player mode, the ability to catch on fire and the new plays make this one of the best party games for the system. Also, it's 30 yards to get a first down. For example, to enter 1-2-3 Left, press Turbo, Jump 2 , Pass 3 , Left. A patch was issued by Midway back in the day, but I cannot find it anywhere. You can also write your own plays and use them later on. But of course the two-to four-player stuff is the biggest treat.
Hopefully, Midway will correct that Blitz 2000's revised and expanded playbooks add a significant amount of strategy to last year's pithy arsenal, while the new punting interface allows for more complete control. If you entered the code correctly, you will see the name of the code and hear a sound. But if you can get used to the problems, you'll find an awesome-looking and playing conversion. The gameplay is also a perfect translation of the arcade game. Up to four people can play at once, two on each team each player needs their own controller.
If you don't mind that this is only a minor upgrade over Blitz '99 which only came out in arcades , but can appreciate that it is a major jump over the first for N64, then by good golly, this cart is for you. Note 4: Two human teammates required. Needless to say, Blitz 2000 was an excellent way to alleviate late-night deadline stress this month. At the versus screen, press Turbo, Jump, and Pass to change the icons below the helmets. The play is fun as hell and incredibly easy to get into.
On-field moves are about the same except for helmet popping'. Example, to enter 1-2-3 Left, press Turbo, Jump two times, Pass three times, Left. The graphics are identical to those in the arcade version of the game. Rosters are updated along with the addition of the Browns and Titans. On fire mode, five new stadiums, snow and rain effects, 10 new secret heads and so on.
Supports multiplayer gameplay of up to 4 players in one single machine! Clearly, Blitz is gunning for the arcade-football crown--and it's hard to imagine that it won't come out on top this fall. Here you have to deal with differing playbooks and more accurate strengths and weaknesses in your quest for the Super Bowl victory. Other than that, both home versions have the same enhancements. If anyone has a solution I would greatly appreciate it. Bad thing about that is when there's slowdown it gives your opponent more time to determine who you've just passed to.
Versus Screen Codes While the game is loading, press Turbo L or R , Jump X or Y , and Pass A or B the ammount of times shown, then the direction to put the code in. In addition to naturallooking turf, there will be up to eight field conditions that change over the course of a game due to weather, some of which may cause your players to slip or fumble. The final game has a couple of minor bugs, which dampens things a bit. For example, to enter 1-2-3 Left, press Turbo, Jump 2 , Pass 3 , Left. Blitz 2000 is your only choice sorry. The numbers in the following list indicate the number of times each button is pressed. Note: More then one code may be activated per game.
Luckily, for people like you and me, there's another football game on the shelves in time for the Dreamcast's launch. Note 2: Only in one player game. In general, all the stuff you'll find in Blitz '99 at the arcade plus a bit more. I like the custom play editor as well as the ability to create your own mix from other teams' reserves. Can Midway go all the way again? Blitz was ponying up as a poster boy for the PlayStation's technical limitations--clipping, sound drop-off, and murky textures may sack the PlayStation version this fall when fens see how superior the Dreamcast and N64 versions of Blitz turn out There are a lot of technical hurdles ahead for this same on the PlayStation--lets hope Midway Home Entertainment can leap them! New animation amounts to endzone dances they look really weird and taunts. Dreamcast owners should definitely own this arcade classic.
If you entered the code correctly, you will see the name of the code and hear a sound. The other games that were released as Hot! You will also most likely see that you wont be able to play it fluidly, it will be choppy. It's just a fun game. You just can't go wrong with Blitz. After the icons have been changed, press the D-pad or Analog-stick in the indicated direction to enable the code. There isn't one thing off-center about Blitz 2000.
And the play selection and passing interfaces are still as easy as ever. Graphically, the new animations already rock--you'll ventilate, eviscerate, and humiliate your opponents with that trademark Blitz trash-talking style. Step up to the new Intelligent Play Select A. Note 3: Only in two player game. Throw four controllers in the system with custom plays and the whole nine yards and go to work. This new version adds an On Fire mode, which allows players that have caught three consecutive passes to gain a special unlimited Turbo feature. At the versus screen, press Turbo, Jump, and Pass to change the icons below the helmets.