Retro Bowl, draws profound inspiration from the illustrious Tecmo Bowl series, breathing new life into the football gaming arena. The zenith of its acclaim manifested in late 2021, crowned as the preeminent download on Apple's App Store.
Riding high on the triumph of Retro Bowl, the developers unfurled yet another gridiron marvel – Retro Goal – a testament to their prowess, unveiled in the footballing tapestry of June 2021.
Retro Bowl isn't your typical football game. It's a management simulation where players not only hit the field but also step into the shoes of the team's manager. From making critical decisions about player trades and signing free agents to ensuring high team morale, Retro Bowl offers a holistic football experience. Drawing inspiration from real NFL teams, the game cleverly skirts copyright issues by using city names and similar jerseys.
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Retro Bowl games take you back to earlier NFL seasons. It all started with the 1962 NFL Championship Game between the New York Giants and Baltimore Colts. After the 1989 season, all bowl games turned into Retro Bowl games, featuring teams from different eras.
Get ready for the traditions of Retro Bowl, the Sugar Bowl, and the Fiesta Bowl. Each bowl has its own vibe and traditions. This season has 12 bowl games, giving you lots to look forward to if you're a college football fan. The last time we had so many bowl games was in 2014, and it opened the door for teams to compete without needing automatic bids.
The switch from 11 players to 12 players per side brought in a new era of National Championship Football. Teams no longer needed automatic bids to play in bowls, making it an exciting time for college football fans.