5 out of 5
The club is yours, make it shine!
On the Ball 2 is the second in a series of a great football management games
that marked the nineties, in Germany at least. There are several great ways to start the game from - you can choose to start from the minor 3rd league and make your way up from there or you can choose your favorite football team and manage it at your discretion. You can do this for countless seasons, more than several hundred in advance! Of course, as a true management game, it gives you control over every aspect of the club. You get to buy and sell players, allocate team position and arrange the courses of the game. The goal is, of course, to be the very best. It all might be a bit too much if you're a first timer but time will do its thing and soon you'll be a football managing wiz. The options are endless and the realism very high so it's no wonder why this game made all the German football loving hearts melt. The graphics of the game are very good, but this is one of those games where gameplay is much more important than looks. Well, On The Ball 2 wins in every category. If you like to see the business and managing side of your favorite football club, this game might be the perfect opportunity. Have fun!