>> Wednesday, October 17, 2007
The last weeks of 2007 are counting and that means we welcome you to vote for the best cd-i title. You can vote for 1 or more favourites! In the end, all the winners will be collected in a poll to fight for the title "Best CD-i Game 2007". Every genre in cd-i games will be in turn for nominees! Every week we'll spawn a new poll in the left column of this blog: Look at the left column to find the current poll! Be quick as the vote limit is only seven days! When the poll doesn't work or you're just too late don't hesitate to comment below your personal favourite and we'll add this to the final count. It's time for a little action in CD-i land! After the closing day we'll post the results in each catagory post and in the end of December 2007 we'll be back with the final decision to mark "The Best CD-i Game of 2007". I hope you'll all have fun and enjoy CD-i as much as we do! Read on for this weeks nominees:
Starting Date: October 17 End Date: October 24
This week we'll kick off with all Sports games released on CD-i. The nominees for "Best Game" are:
The Palm Springs Open (Golf)
Play some of the world's famous Palm Springs holes in this program from ABC Sports. You select the club, position a real golfer, and control his swing. Sportscasters provide lively commentary and advice.
Striker Pro (Soccer)
The best CD-i football game ever, challenges you to put your skills to the test. There's 64 teams worldwide waiting to be chosen for a Friendly, World League or World Cup competition. And remember real rules apply!
Ultra CD-i Soccer
The newest fast-action soccer game covering 72 European teams. Play an Instant Action game against the computer or go Head-to-Head with 2-player mode! You can even create your own Custom League with up to 4 teams and play the total competition.
World Cup Golf: Hyatt Beach
This amazingly accurate simulation re-creates the famous Hyatt Beach Golf Course, your backdrop to the World Cup Golf tournament. Play in one of the four alternative championships or practice on the driving range or hole of your choice. To be the best in the world, play the best in the World - World Cup Golf!
International Tennis Open
Experience all of the thrills of International Tournaments live! Embark on a whirlwind tour of the professional circuit, visiting London, Paris and New York. You'll compete with the world's greatest players. In 2 player mode, you can play against a friend or partner of your choice. Now you and your friends can enjoy all the sensations of first class tennis. - So grab your remotes! Full commentaries on your matches. Player's performances are expertly analyzed... Just like on television.
Caesar's World of Boxing
Your sports fantasy comes true in the boxing arcade/strategy game that puts you in the ring at fabulous Caesars Palace, Las Vegas. Behind the scenes, the managers, trainers, reporters, highrollers, and groupies who make up your entourage offer advice, encouragement, and temptation. Under the lights, the world is watching as you tape on the gloves, climb through the ropes, and fight for the heavyweight crown. You're always in the middle of the action (surrounded by the colour and glamour of Las Vegas nightlife) in Caesars World of Boxing.
NFL - Hall of Fame Football
The definitive Football sim on CD-i previously available as a triple-pack by Philips POV featuring a trivia quiz and a video-CD including famous touchdown videos. The game itself was a very playable football game and far underrated by everyone who experienced CD-i. Your time for a second chance?
Power Hitter (Baseball)
Pick the line ups, manage the teams, and dig into the batter's box against two of baseball's greatest pitchers: Dave Stewart and Dennis Eckersley (MVP and Cy Young Award winner).
Video Speedway (Racing)
Welcome to life in the fast lane, heart-pounding competition in high performance racing machines! You're at the wheel, advancing through ten of the world's toughest professional race tracks. Jump start your career with kart finals, accelerate to Formula 3000 competition, and take the lead with Formula 1 championships! You and up to three other drivers must sharpen your skills, knowledge and equipment to compete against the eight opponents on each track. Consult with a real pit mechanic for advice on fine-tuning your car. Press the pedal to the metal along to the beat of a hard driving rock score. Then watch the instant replay with live video footage of tyre-screeching action and fiery crashes. Finish in the top three and accept your trophy in the winner's circle! Drivers: start your engines!
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