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Madden NFL 2005

Critic Score User Score
PlayStation 2
91
3.9
Xbox
89
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GameCube
89
4.2
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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 Nintendo DS Start a new season with your favorite team.
Madden NFL 2005 Windows Team selection in Franchise mode
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.
Madden NFL 2005 Nintendo DS You can go back and look at previous plays from any angle you want.

Alternate Titles

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

Part of the Following Groups

User Reviews

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

Critic Reviews

GameSpy Xbox Aug 06, 2004 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
IGN GameCube Aug 05, 2004 9.4 out of 10 94
4Players.de Xbox Sep 25, 2004 91 out of 100 91
NZGamer PlayStation 2 Oct 21, 2004 9 out of 10 90
GameZone GameCube Aug 23, 2004 8.8 out of 10 88
Gaming Age Xbox Aug 30, 2004 B+ 83
GotNext Nintendo DS Nov 20, 2004 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
IGN Nintendo DS Nov 23, 2004 7 out of 10 70
X-Power Xbox Nov 16, 2004 7 out of 10 70
Game Revolution Nintendo DS Dec, 2004 C 50

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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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