989 Sports Kicks Off the Football Season on August 15 With NFL GameDay 2001 For PlayStation® Game Console
Sony Computer Entertainment America Inc. - 08/12/2000
More Than 55 NFL Players Help Develop Strategies and Plays While 13 Top NFL
Players Are "Motion-Captured" so Game Looks and Plays Like the Real Thing VISUALS: -- NFL players designing plays and explaining involvement in game development -- Behind the scenes footage and interviews with players including Jevon Kearse (Tennessee), Steve Beuerlein (Carolina), Derrick Brooks (Tampa Bay) and Tony Gonzalez (Kansas City) -- NFL players playing NFL GameDay 2001 and discussing their interest in playing the game -- NFL GameDay 2001 gameplay highlights
NFL GameDay 2001, the original football franchise for the PlayStation game console hits store shelves on Tuesday, August 15. Developed by 989 Sports, NFL GameDay 2001 enlists many of the top names in the NFL to help develop the game through strategic input and by taking part in motion-capture animation that ensures that the game includes real motions and actions just as they take place on Sundays in the NFL.
NFL GameDay 2001 includes all 31 NFL teams with up-to-date rosters and their own beautifully detailed home stadiums. Each player is scaled to actual height, weight and body style and more than 200 new motion-captured moves include new tackles and jukes. Recreating true NFL action, play-by-play legend Dick Enberg and color commentator Phil Simms call all the exciting action.
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