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Madden NFL 2005

MobyRank MobyScore
PlayStation 2
91
3.9
Nintendo DS
68
2.2
Game Boy Advance
81
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Description

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.

Screenshots

Madden NFL 2005 Windows Mini-camp mode
Madden NFL 2005 Nintendo DS Coin toss for first possession.
Madden NFL 2005 Nintendo DS Timeouts are essential to managing the clock late in a quarter.
Madden NFL 2005 Nintendo DS After you score, you kick the ball away to the other team.

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

Kombo.com Xbox Aug 14, 2004 9.5 out of 10 95
Gaming Target PlayStation 2 Aug 20, 2004 9.4 out of 10 94
Fragland.net Xbox Nov 09, 2004 85.8 out of 100 86
Jeuxvideo.com Xbox Sep 17, 2004 17 out of 20 85
Jeuxvideo.com GameCube Sep 17, 2004 17 out of 20 85
Nintendojo Game Boy Advance 2004 8.3 out of 10 83
Jeuxvideo.com Windows Oct 16, 2004 15 out of 20 75
X-Power Xbox Nov 16, 2004 7 out of 10 70
Game Revolution Nintendo DS Dec, 2004 C 50
G4 TV: X-Play Nintendo DS Jan 17, 2005 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40

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Trivia

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.

Awards

  • 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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