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Madden NFL 2005

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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.


Madden NFL 2005 Windows Stadium selection screen
Madden NFL 2005 Nintendo DS Check out the standings as you progress through the season.
Madden NFL 2005 Game Boy Advance Main menu.
Madden NFL 2005 Game Boy Advance Title screen.

Alternate Titles

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

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User Reviews

I'm stuck on this one! PlayStation 2 Condemned (70)

The Press Says

GameZone Xbox Aug 27, 2004 9.5 out of 10 95
Worth Playing PlayStation 2 Aug 31, 2004 9.2 out of 10 92
XBox Front Xbox Jan 24, 2005 90 out of 100 90
TalkXbox Xbox Jan 06, 2005 87 out of 100 87 PlayStation 2 Sep 17, 2004 17 out of 20 85
Gamigo Windows Nov 02, 2004 8.5 out of 10 85
GameSpot Game Boy Advance Aug 16, 2004 8.1 out of 10 81
1UP Nintendo DS Nov 23, 2004 8 out of 10 80
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Windows Dec, 2004 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
G4 TV: X-Play Nintendo DS Jan 17, 2005 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40


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EA Cover Curse

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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