Summary: This game would not play at all. It came straight out of the package with a small crack on part of the disk. Do not know if this is the problem, if some trauma happened to it during shipping, or if it was caused by being exposed to different temps, going from being really cold when I got it from UPS, to coming into a warm place. It is broken, and it was a Christmas present, so of course I didn't save any of the packaging that it came it.
Summary: I bought this game for my boys as a Christmas present. We were all quickly disappointed when 3 minutes into the game it froze up on us. After shutting the Xbox off and trying again with the same result I thought I had gotten a bad disk, though there was no visible damage. I sent the game back and quickly received its replacement, but unfortunately it did the same exact thing. Therefore I cannot give this game any kind of positive rating.
Summary: I won't complaint about the game play itself (I think it's an OK game, better than last year version) but my main dislike with it is that it has a glitch, so big that I still can't believe it. The damn game will freeze after games, solo if you're playing your franchise and won, or whatever, it might freeze in the loading screen. After that you can't do a thing, so to this point you end up losing all the progress you made.
Summary: My son has an Xbox Live account that I monitor and limit the games he plays. Of course, he is allowed to play E rated games. He and his buddies all asked for Madden 11 and NCAA Football 11 for Christmas. EA Sports won't allow them to play over Xbox Live because they are not old enough. There is NOTHING on the box, in the instructions, in the user agreement or anywhere else that limits the age.
Summary: I haven't played a Madden game in a few years, and found my return to the franchise disappointing to say the least. The game's not bad- it hasn't changed dramatically since 2005 or 2006. However, it's impossible to play without being completely inundated with ads. I certainly understand the appeal to the gamemakers- tossing in ads raises their revenue dramatically.
this game was clearly not ready for shelves.SUPERSTAR MODE has more issues than Mel Gibson and Lindsay Lohan combined!
P. Ashbeck, Amazon
7 December 2010
Summary: lets see, where to begin. this is all pertaining to superstar mode -simulating when youre not on the field in superstar mode (as i do) can be like solving a mystery. all of a sudden the other teams drive stops and you have the ball at the opponents 20 yard line. if you go digging through your players stats you can find a player with a pick or a fumble recovery and kind of piece it together. the same goes when youre a defensive player.
Summary: I tend to buy one of these games every few years. The graphics continue to improve, game play varies (one thing gets better, another worse) but is generally ok overall. However this version is terrible. I haven't been able to play half a season without getting overwhelming frustrated with the excessive advertisements on every single play. Follow that with the inability to turn of cut scenes and replays and the game takes forever.
Summary: I waited to purchase this until the price went down because I heard it was the same as the others. I doubted reviewers, thinking that they just didn't understand the franchise. But literally, I cannot find one thing that has been improved almost everything is exactly the same. In Madden 10, when a game is over and before it goes to the loading screen it has the exact same reel of Brandon Jacobs running the ball. This is a sad excuse for a game.
Summary: I could go on about many things that will dissapoint but here are my top 3: 1) Ratings do not matter: They don't. You can have a 95 rated player and he will play pretty much the same as a 72. The CPU will play the same, it is predetermined. Your TE will fail at blocking 90% of the time. Not just get beat, but slapped out of the way as if he is not even there. No matter his blocking rating, the game will play the same.