Summary: I finally got around to getting a PS2. One of the first games I bought was GameDay 2004. I assumed it was a safe bet since I've always been a fan of GameDay and never cared for Madden. Boy, was I wrong! GameDay is horrible. There are so many problems I would swear it was a beta copy. Although the graphics are amazing (and still blow away Madden), the gameplay has gotten much worse. There is absolutely no defense (on either the player team or the CPU team).
Summary: At first look, this game seems exellent. The game has GREAT graphics, and the commentary makes this game sound like you're really watching a game. I think the draft simulater and create your own player was made and designed fairly well. Also, the menu system is easy to work through after you explore a little bit. But the reason why this game doesn't deserve 5 stars is the time when your on the field.
Summary: This game is lousy. It makes presumptions about the NFL season, that are quite frankly ridiculous, in this age of near parity with salary caps etc. It simulates the teams based on the previous years performance, than you go through the motions of selecting plays, only to have them upendded by the almighty Buc's (the real Buc's are of course on ice for post season). It actually simulates New England as an imcompetent team, and Tampa and Miami as nearly unbeatable.
Summary: I got this game for Christmas and I only played it a couple of times before I got sick of it.. The graphics are good, but the plays are totally off the wall and listed in a way that makes it really hard to follow. The AI commentators are even more irritating than Madden and not used in a clever way like on previous Madden games. Also, you can't challenge bad calls. It's no good!
Summary: NFL GAMEDAY like rulz ya heard.stunning graphics, the online features are way better than anything thing madden has to offer,a must have for ALL FOOTBALL fans,and some,buy 2 copies of this great amazing,stunning,electricfying, outstanding preformances ever made on any game systems,more the better.....
Summary: Well, graphics and animation might be good if this was on an original Playstation, but on the PS2, they are pathetic. Not to mention the worst AI a football game has ever seen. The defense has no clue what is going on or how to react. Any football game on any system is better, so stay away from this one.