Conclusion: NCAA Football 2004 is so good; at times it can be too much to take. When it comes to football games, it simply doesn’t get any better than this folks. Whether you’re a casual or die hard fan of football, spend the money and build a college dynasty on your Xbox. If you’ve been waiting a year to see if the game has gotten any better, then you’ve waited long enough. Even a casual fan of all sports will find NCAA Football 2004 very intriguing in what it has to offer.
Excerpt: As an incredibly loyal fan to NCAA football
I find myself purchasing video game football annually. In fact, the past few years I have
found myself buying more than one football game per year; however one title usually finds
itself sitting the bench as the backup quarterback. Ever since the option to import NCAA
graduating classes into the Madden series, I have been overly enthusiastic. Last year I
was psyched to play out 10 or more NCAA seasons and import them each time.
Excerpt: Fall is great. The brutal heat of the summer surrenders to milder temperatures and the landscape is covered with striking shades of scarlet and amber. But, more importantly to us pigskin fans, gridiron gladiators across America begin to don pads and uniforms in preparation for the new football season.
Excerpt: Other football games look better and certainly other games offer a more technically sound AI, yet for the last few years NCAA has been mentioned more than any other as the favorite of sports gamers. For me it is the fun of taking my university and trying to turn it into a national powerhouse, which isn’t easy considering I went to Utah State.
Excerpt: NCAA Football 2004 marks the return of EA Sports' widely praised college football franchise, and while a number of new features have been added to this year's game, these differences probably aren't drastic or substantial enough to make the casual football fan rush out and buy it. That being said, any hard-core fan of college football will undoubtedly eat up these new features, such as the new Sports Illustrated feature that gives a weekly look at key teams and players...