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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 Mini-camp mode
Madden NFL 2005 Windows Newspaper in Franchise mode
Madden NFL 2005 Nintendo DS This guy -- kind of a big deal.
Madden NFL 2005 Nintendo DS If the defending team tackles you in your own end zone, they're awarded with two points -- that's a safety.

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

Stuff Magazine PlayStation 2 Aug 11, 2004 9.5 out of 10 95
Game Over Online Xbox Aug 25, 2004 92 out of 100 92
N-Zone GameCube Nov 08, 2004 91 out of 100 91
Game Revolution Xbox Aug, 2004 A- 91
XBox Front Xbox Jan 24, 2005 90 out of 100 90
Yahoo! Games PlayStation 2 Aug 10, 2004 4.5 out of 5 90
Gamesmania PlayStation 2 Nov 02, 2004 90 out of 100 90
GameStar (Germany) Windows Nov, 2004 88 out of 100 88
Gaming Nexus Xbox Aug 20, 2004 B 75
Digital Entertainment News (den) Nintendo DS Dec 06, 2004 6.9 out of 10 69


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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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