Who was the most unstoppable athlete in a video game ???

MemphisBamaDude

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Haha, thanks funny. But seriously, for me, it was Bo Jackson in Techmo Bowl. He literally couldn't be stopped if you knew what you were doing. We made it illegal to play wit the Raiders.
 

timmer0911

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Haha, thanks funny. But seriously, for me, it was Bo Jackson in Techmo Bowl. He literally couldn't be stopped if you knew what you were doing. We made it illegal to play wit the Raiders.
We did too!! So, it was usually the 49ers vs the Broncos or the Giants with LT. The Bills were pretty good too, but I was a Dolphins fan so I couldn't bring myself to use em.
 

AlexanderFan

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You should've seen those guys use Vick in Madden. He was faster than running backs and had the strongest arm.


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rgw

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Madden 2004 Michael Vick was the most ridiculously broken sport video game player ever in my opinion. The defense AI was too broken to handle his speed and arm strength ratings in that game. Since you couldn't control everyone or switch quick enough most of the time, you were really just at the whims of how the AI reacted and it was often poor. Online play was basically just playing some loser who'd run around until he had a 20 yard gain or 80 yard touchdown.
 

rgw

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That is why I think Madden '04 Vick was worse than Temco Bowl Bo Jackson. He was overpowered and unstoppable but you had to be "on-location" to take the sticks and gentlemen agreements could be made. Online play made it more crucial to balance skill sets and not have utter gamebreakers in the code because anonymity brings the horse's behind out in many of us.
 

teamplayer

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Haha, thanks funny. But seriously, for me, it was Bo Jackson in Techmo Bowl. He literally couldn't be stopped if you knew what you were doing. We made it illegal to play wit the Raiders.
LT with the Giants was just as unstoppable on defense. You could rush the passer and then get back and intercept the ball if you didn't sack the QB.
 

tidefanbeezer

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Funny picture.

Only answer to the question is Bo Jackson in Techmo Bowl.

As others have said, the Raiders were eventually outlawed in our house.
 

barrytide

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Bo was awesome no doubt. Chicago had Payton, an unstoppable button hook to TE van Horne, swarming defense and a kick returner that a 5 year old could score with on 1 out of every 3 kicks. Kinda forgot to answer the question, I though Payton was just about as good as BO if you knew how to shake off (popcorn) defenders.
 
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The Ols

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Van Horn (sp.?) was a LT...

Bo was awesome no doubt. Chicago had Payton, an unstoppable button hook to TE van Horne, swarming defense and a kick returner that a 5 year old could score with on 1 out of every 3 kicks. Kinda forgot to answer the question, I though Payton was just about as good as BO if you knew how to shake off (popcorn) defenders.
 

Bama Czar

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Bo was awesome no doubt. Chicago had Payton, an unstoppable button hook to TE van Horne, swarming defense and a kick returner that a 5 year old could score with on 1 out of every 3 kicks. Kinda forgot to answer the question, I though Payton was just about as good as BO if you knew how to shake off (popcorn) defenders.
The Bears TE was Cap Boso, & I believe it was a crossing route. However, you could easily stop it by backing into the route when the ball was in the air. Most every team had a play like that, and it could be defended in a similar manner.
 

barrytide

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You are right it was Boso and it was SF that had the button hook. Having SR moment maybe I should take my Geritol now........... if I can remember where I put it
 

tusks_n_raider

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The only correct answer is Bo Jackson in Tecmo Bowl for the NES. He was absolutely unstoppable. You LITERALLY could run circles around people.....
 

dadleyblane5

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Bo Jackson in Tecmo Bowl.....I hated when I had to play him...couldn't tackle him and screamed at the Nintendo for cheating...lol....I still have a working regular Nintendo. I play it all the time, and have Tecmo bowl for it. But to this day, I never play the Raiders or allow anyone over at my house who plays it with me to choose the Raiders...standard house rule...:D