Conclusion: NCAA 2009 is the most frustrating sports game I’ve ever played. There are many aspects in which the game shines: animations, tackling, player models, and the running game. If these changes, and nothing else were made, then NCAA 2009 would have been a very good game.
Excerpt: NCAA Football gets trumped every year by its prestigious partner, Madden NFL, so why then do people continue to spend money on the college game? Fans buy NCAA Football for no other reason than the atmosphere.
Conclusion: The guides for this game are great so you shouldn't have a problem getting everything done. 5/5 Overall Review: A terrific game for any football fan or anyone who wants an easy 1000g. Very few problems and a lot of things to do to keep you busy for a while.
Excerpt: While I can't say I'm the biggest fan of watching college football on television, seeing the games live is an exciting, fun experience that doesn't cost one an arm and a leg. Getting tickets for a local college team doesn't require camping out on ticketmaster.com, nor do great seats cost an arm and...
Excerpt: Instead of focusing on the fact that this year’s edition of NCAA Football is very similar to last year, I am going to focus mainly on the new and improved aspects. The development team have finally listened to the plea of its fans and given NCAA Football the capability of having an online dynasty.
Excerpt: Name: NCAA Football 2009 Genre: Sports – Football Platform: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 2, Wii (Reviewed on Xbox 360) Reviewing sports games is always a dicey proposition. Generally speaking, there isn’t a whole lot of difference in most franchises from year to year.
Excerpt: With every summer comes the anticipation of sports games as gamers prepare for the new season of interactive entertainment. Soon we will be bombarded with great titles and have to make decisions on which games to pick up and which games to pass on.
Pros: New Online Dynasty., The ability to loft passes., An improved running game.
Cons: AI does not throw the ball deep., QB Comp. Percentages are high., Too many pick sixes.
Summary: The NCAA Football series has always been in the shadow of its big brother, Madden. But like Eli Manning or Ronde Barber, both of whom have a more-famous sibling, NCAA Football has established its own identity and proven itself to be more than Madden with marching bands.
Pros: Online Dynasty mode supports 12 players, Great college atmosphere, Home-field advantage is effective but doesn't feel cheap, Custom rosters can be shared online
Cons: Lots of missed tackles, Recruiting gets old quick, Campus Legend is more of the same, Icing the kicker works way too well