Excerpt: I have enjoyed going back and playing sports games from a few years ago. It is neat to see how the franchise as progressed over the years. The Madden series is well known, and has way more good than bad years.
Excerpt: It’s not surprising to see Madden show up on the PSP. After all, what current system hasn’t seen at least one version of the game? What is surprising is that it took so long for the game to finally make its way to Sony’s handheld system. So, was it worth the wait?
Summary: Parents need to know that this is an incredibly realistic football simulation, even in its handheld incarnation. The game features the occasional hard hit (and some ads from game maker EA), but gameplay emphasizes the strategic and intellectual demands of football.
Excerpt: The franchise mode has been trimmed down, but you can still go through multiple seasons with your team, sign players, do drills, play the preseason, put players on the practice squad, and trade players.
Excerpt: EA Sports macht auch vor der PSP nicht halt, um die aktuelle Version von 'Madden NFL 06' als erstes Football-Spiel auf dieser Plattform unter die Leute zu bringen. Ob der ruppige Sport mit den riesigen Spielern auch im Kleinformat bestehen kann, untersucht unser Review.
Pros: schicke Grafik, sehr guter Sound, viele gelungene Spiel-Modi, ordentlicher Online-Modus, Spielstand-Austausch PS2-PSP
Cons: nervige Ladezeiten, umständliche Menüs, zu sensible Steuerung