Summary: Last year, EA Sports decided to take a some risks, change up a few things and make a pretty darn good college football game. Well, apparently, we liked the experimental title enough that they decided to do something unprecedented: make a sequel! ... Wait, this is a yearly series? And I reviewed it last year, too? Oh. In any case, yes, EA is putting that NCAA license to use once again with a new version of the popular sports game series.
Conclusion: A great installment that any college football fan will enjoy (and has probably put hundreds of hours into already). With a good group of friends for an online dynasty this game won't leave your PS3's disc tray anytime soon.
Excerpt: So many video game fans play Madden, and there’s nothing wrong with that. But what about college football? Arguably, college ball is a more exciting sport. When fans go wild in mutual appreciation of a touchdown play, it’s a roar of human power like nothing else. So does NCAA Football 12 live up to the real-life experience? It comes pretty close, even though there are some issues. The first thing I did when I booted up the game was play Mascot Mash.
Pros: Road to Glory feels very real; Mascot Mash is hilarious; High School Mode!
Cons: Occasional graphics glitches; far too much advertising; needs to feel even more exciting.
Summary: NCAA Football 12 takes the journey of the college athlete to the next level of depth and authenticity. Experience the pride and pageantry of gameday Saturday with all new enhanced in-game presentation, traditions and school specific crowd celebrations. Make an impact on the field as your team takes down your heated rival on the road to the National Championship.
Excerpt: There's a beautiful symmetry that ties NCAA Football 12 to its real-life counterpart. The collegiate football organization has been hesitant to make major changes to commonly derided aspects--such as how a champion is determined--and their digital facsimile replicates the same stick-in-the-mud approach.
Pros: Improved AI, especially in regard to block and pass defense, On-field action is fast and exciting, Competing against friends is loads of fun
Cons: Dated visuals, Recruiting is bogged down by logical inconsistencies and a preponderance of menus, Certain aspects clash wildly with reality
Summary: That special time is upon us again, football fans: NCAA Football 12Read the full article…
Pros: + Fully revamped modes make the series one of the best football games out there., + The game fully captures the college atmosphere with accurate stadiums and entrances., + One of the smoothest football titles to date, gameplay is close to perfect.