Summary: The long-in-the-works high-definition revival of NFL Blitz has finally arrived, less than three months after EA officially announced it last fall. It’s an idea that gamers of all stripes could get behind; after all, you didn’t need to be a football fan to enjoy the original Blitz at the turn of the...
Excerpt: My dad loves football, but he finds football video games too complicated. I can't really blame him either; I've tried to get him into Madden , but when you really break the 800 LB gorilla of a gaming franchise down, it's tough to explain; even if it is second nature when playing.
Summary: NFL Blitz 2012 reboots the Blitz franchise for those who find games like Madden a little too complicated. It's still fun, but some questionable decision making and lack of attention to detail make it pretty much just average.
Pros: New Gauntlet Mode adds some spice to the game, Commentary is occasionally hilarious
Cons: No more extracurricular activity, Not a great deal of depth, Can be too simplistic
NFL Blitz Review (Xbox Live Arcade, PlayStation Network)
5 January 2012
Excerpt: Football games are way too damn serious these days. Sure, they’re entertaining, but some players may not be prepared for the onslaught of statistics and simulation rules that both Madden NFL 12 and NCAA Football 12 bring.
Summary: The crack of the spine, the crunch of the tackle, the grunt on the field as the ball is hiked, the announcer shouting ‘They Are On Fire!’; these great aspects can only come from one franchise, NFL Blitz .