Excerpt: Madden NFL 08 is one of the most disappointing football games I have played in a few years It has taken me quite some time to narrow down the main issue I have with this Playstation 3, Xbox 360, and Playstation 2 video game (editor: other versions exist, but are not clumped into his awesome review).
Conclusion: THE VERDICT: It's nice to know the incredible levels of pure evil that EA stoop to still exist, and this yearly update of an ancient series goes to show that the bastards haven't lost their touch.
Summary: Madden is back for the 2008 NFL football season and it’s got something to prove. The Madden franchise has one of the strongest fan bases in all of video games and sells millions of games worldwide each year.
Summary: Feel what it's like to be a field general making key personnel decisions on both sides of the ball during the game's biggest moments in Madden NFL 08. Play to your team's strengths by reading your opponent's schemes and reacting to the action as soon as the ball is snapped.
Excerpt: While that may not comes as a shock to some of the “fans” of my previous reviews, you have to at least be surprised to hear me admit it. You see, I’ve been living a lie for the past six years and change here at Operation Sports.
Summary: It's taken two and a half years and three releases, but Madden is finally back to form. In Madden NFL 08 for the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3, EA Tiburon has put together the most complete version of Madden seen on either console to date.
Pros: The new "weapons" feature is a terrific addition, A complex but fully manageable control scheme, Much deeper franchise mode with owner mode features, Excellent animations, Much more challenging game than last year
Cons: Fumbles pop up more than they ought to, Audio design is lackluster, Still no significant additions to the online play
Excerpt: American Football and Britons, there isn’t much love in that relationship. Those of us ignorant to the sport may think that it’s just rugby with guys in armour, some of us may have even watched the Super Bowl into the early hours of the morning just to see what the fuss was about, only to find a...