Madden NFL 2005 (GameCube)

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Another year, another Madden. Further AI, graphical and gameplay updates have been included for this new update to the long standing NFL series from EA Sports.

As usual, you can play through the entire NFL season with each team and every player. During play you can perform a range of plays and moves to advantage your team against the best in the business, offline, online or split screen. Play a quick match, the entire season and the playoffs right the way through to the big one, the Superbowl.


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Alternate Titles

  • "疯狂橄榄球2005" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)

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Critic Reviews

IGN Aug 05, 2004 9.4 out of 10 94
N-Zone Nov 08, 2004 91 out of 100 91
Game Over Online Aug 25, 2004 90 out of 100 90 Nov 02, 2004 90 out of 100 90
GameSpy Aug 06, 2004 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
GamePro (US) Aug 10, 2004 4.5 out of 5 90
Digital Entertainment News (den) Sep 12, 2004 8.8 out of 10 88
GameZone Aug 23, 2004 8.8 out of 10 88 Sep 17, 2004 17 out of 20 85
Game Revolution Aug, 2004 B+ 83


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Linebacker Ray Lewis completed the 2004-5 season and Pro Bowl without suffering a major injury or being involved in an "off-field incident". He did however have a personal low tackle/game ratio and for the first time in his nine year NFL career, did not have an interception (he had six in 2003-4).

Ray's Ravens missed the 2004-5 playoffs after winning the AFC North in the previous season.


  • GameSpy
    • 2004 – #6 Xbox Game of the Year
    • 2004 – #7 PS2 Game of the Year
    • 2004 – Xbox Sports Game of the Year
    • 2004 – PS2 Sports Game of the Year

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Corn Popper (69642) added Madden NFL 2005 (GameCube) on Sep 27, 2005
Other platforms contributed by Kartanym (10766), Kabushi (133363) and Robert Wolfe (87)