Excerpt: Let's be honest - the Madden series of football games has been champ on Sony systems for some time. Since the launch of the PS2, the series has been rock solid, only making minor changes in the formula, tweaking small things here and there. This time around is no different.
Pros: Lots of modes, Looks and sounds like real NFL, Great fun to pick up and play, Easy to pick up control scheme
Excerpt: John Madden has made a career out of saying simple things that every football fan knows. “Now, to score here, they’re going to have to get into the end zone, after which, they’ll get six points.” Another gem includes, “To stop the pass, they’re going to have to knock the ball down.
Excerpt: Goodbye, Pat. HELLO, AL! That's right, for the first time since John Madden's name has been associated with Electronic Arts, the Madden-Summerall team has been split up. In it's place is the new Monday Night Football crew of Madden, Al Michaels, and (oh, baby!) Melissa Stark.
Excerpt: With another football season around the corner, we are once again bombarded with NFL titles that attempt to recreate the beauty and excitement of professional football. The Madden series has been around since the beginning of time, it seems, and continually delivers a quality football simulation...
Summary: Madden NFL 2003 is yet another game that manages to improve on last years version. If you have any interest in NFL at all then you would do well to pick up this title. I can only hope that next years version... and you know there will be one... will include online gameplay here in Australia.