Conclusion: Madden of new, brings back the feel of Madden of old. For the first time in a long time, gamers are introduced to a new gameplay schematic, which produced an immersive and interactive experience. If one thing is learned from the Wii version, it would be that graphics can take a back seat to gameplay any day, as long as it’s done right.
Excerpt: Under normal circumstances, I would not usually feel the need to preview the latest, greatest installment of a sports game, and certainly not
at that! Though some might disagree – and I am more than willing to concede that I am no expert on the series – it seems to me that there is rarely very much change from one game to the next, with perhaps the exception of graphics and updated team rosters.
Excerpt: Madden NFL 07, an introduction. The delight of having a Madden game available for the launch of the Xbox 360 last year was soured somewhat by the fact that it was a stripped down Madden experience. For many the series has provided the best virtual American football experience over the last decade or so and the expectations for the series going into the next generation of consoles were huge.
Excerpt: Madden NFL is a tricky game to review. Coming from a country that doesn\’t play NFL, the game makes about as much sense to us as eating vegemite does to those that are not Australian. Therefore, its impossible for this review to begin without a brief introduction to the crazy game that is American Football.