Great package, great value, deeply flawed gameplay
Sacred Dust, Amazon
24 April 2014
Summary: I'm not giving this a lower rating because I'm a Madden fanboy, like some people. I don't even like Madden. Looking back, I hate what EA did to football games. For years they coasted on their overrated series, knowing they didn't have to try hard with it because no other company was able to make a...
Summary: As with any game there are pros and cons. This game is certainly no different. It has received great reviews on here so i'm going to announce what i dont like and what i do. Here are the cons. The passing game is way,way to hard.
Summary: EPSN NFL 2K5 is a solid football game at a bargain price. The basic mechanics are solid with the charge meter adding the hint of realism missing from the average football game. Your running back is bound to get tired if he's running all the time and is bound to extert more energy than usual when...
Signicant Problems prevent it from dethroning Madden
6 August 2004
Summary: ESPN NFL2K5 is a good football game, that has some REMARKABLE oversights after playing for a long time. Most of the reviews here are from people giddy over the first few hours of play, when the game's graphics and general gameplay will astound you.
Summary: At $19.99, ESPN 2k5 is probably the best football per dollar you'll find this year for Playstation 2. The gameplay is great, I personally think the addition of the charge-up meter for moves is great.