Excerpt: When it comes to EA's football franchises, NCAA Football has always been my favorite. I like pro ball, but I live for college football. Unfortunately, the past few years haven't been that kind. NCAA Football always makes a decent showing, but has always felt like Madden 's hand-me-downs. The last two years were particularly disturbing thanks to a noticeable lack of college atmosphere. NCAA Football 11 changes -- mostly -- everything. NCAA 11 's oozes "college football.
Summary: While college football struggles with a terrible BCS system, no playoffs, and crumbling conferences, its virtual gridiron counterpart is just starting to hit its stride. NCAA 11’s new locomotion engine puts the skill of Barry Sanders at your fingertips, making running backs feel like real threats every time they touch the ball. Revamped blocking mechanics help make formerly useless plays like draws and counters legit options for the first time.
Summary: NCAA Football 11 gives more legs to the college football season with an online component that will capture the affection of diehard fans. Despite some minor flaws, this is a great step in the right direction for the genre.
Pros: The online dynasty mode that lets you remotely trash talk, The locomotion engine that offers realistic gameplay, The improved AI
Cons: The Long load screens and slow menus, The visual clipping and glitches, The Boring commentators
Excerpt: With the college football season just a couple weeks away, die hard fans are thinking about sinking their teeth into the new version of NCAA Football from Electronic Arts and taking their favorite team to the National Championship before the real season even starts. NCAA Football 11 (available for the Playstation 3, Xbox 360 and PS2) brings a new online dynasty mode into the mix this year, complete with connectivity to check on your recruiting / game schedule through a...
Excerpt: by EA Sports. The lack of choices may irk some but at the very least, EA rarely fails to produce a solid, if not fantastic, college pigskin simulator that continues to satisfy the needs of its loyal followers.
Summary: NCAA Football provides the ultimate experience for the true football fan, delivering the excitement and pageantry that can only be found in college football. NCAA Football 11 will give players 120 ways to win with real college offenses that, for the first time ever, reflect the authentic style of every NCAA FBS school.