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6.6 out of 10

Blitz: The League

The series known as NFL Blitz pushes on without the NFL license Read more

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Blitz: The League

The Armchair Empire
8 February 2006
  • Conclusion: Luckily for Blitz: The League , basic game play isn't its only selling feature. Midway seemingly came out of nowhere with this year's Story Mode. Basically, Midway has created dozens of fictional characters to populate The League. In story mode, players get to control the off-the-field lives of those characters, and the experience is very compelling.
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Overall 8
Gameplay 7
Graphics 6
Sound 8
Storyline 4
Replay value 7

Expert Review

Video Game talk
16 November 2005
  • Conclusion: is just about as entertaining as a sports game can get. It harkens back to the days when the original dominated arcades and really, dropping the NFL license was the best thing that could have happened to the franchise. There are some issues with the gameplay and the experience isn't without flaw, but man is it fun. The graphics and audio are great; maybe not "out of this world great", but they certainly add a lot to the game.
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Blitz: The League

17 October 2005
  • Conclusion: There are a couple of things about the way The League plays that might also irritate longtime football-game players. For one, the artificial intelligence, while generally smart, occasionally loses its mind and forgets that going for an extra point instead of a two-point conversion will keep it behind by, say, four points instead of the three it would be losing by after a two-pointer. The kicking game, in general, seems to be a little all over the place, too.
  • Pros: Heartless, bloodthirsty football with highly satisfying action, Ferocious animations, Single-player mode is damn fun, especially the custom team aspect of it, Highly enjoyable online multiplayer, Lawrence Taylor.
  • Cons: A few artificial intelligence quirks, Using the unleashed mode can sometimes be more of a detriment than a boon, A little more effort could have been put into the story.
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Toxic Grind

8 November 2002
  • Conclusion: For the most part Toxic Grind is just not a good game. The Gameplay is average and the sound and graphics are well below average, combined to make this game not overly enjoyable. The story does keep you semi interested in the game but it really doesn’t make up for poor Gameplay. This is just a game that nothing seemed to go Blue Shift’s way and therefore I wouldn’t recommend this one.
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Overall 7

Blitz: The League

2 March 2014
  • Summary: Blitz: The League est tout sauf sage: il s’aventure là où aucun autre jeu de sport d’équipe ne s’était lancé. Le divertissement bon marché qu’il nous procure est de courte durée puisqu’après avoir vu chacune des célébrations de touchdowns et exécuter la plupart des dirty hits , il ne reste pas grand chose, si ce n’est que des parties multijoueurs, entre amis ou sur Internet. Certains éléments auraient grandement besoin de travail.
  • Pros: - Audacieux concept - Mode Campaign original - Bonne ambiance musicale
  • Cons: - Intelligence artificielle - Graphiques médiocre - Mauvais mode de replay - Chargement du jeu trop long
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Overall 9

Blitz: The League

Страна игр
18 March 2006
  • Excerpt: Вот скажите, в чем секрет непопулярности симуляторов данного вида спорта у нас на родине? Нет, не в слове «американский», а в непонятных правилах, сложном управлении и обилии схем нападения и защиты, в которых запутается даже бывалый шахматист. А главное, в том, что даже в Madden NFL , признанном лидере жанра, игроку отводится слишком мало свободы на поле и слишком много зависит от тактической составляющей.
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