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Description

In the game you control the ball by players of your favorite team to win the match. Opposite players also has tactic commands of their coach to take the ball from you.

The game for first time features on-line gaming capability and also adds new teams like Houston Texans, and new NFL division alignment.The game also has Create-a-Player option, where the players can determine in mini-games their physical conditions, for example, to be receivers or quarterbacks. Later you can include these players into teams. However, there is also availability to trade players instead of train them. Also the game has an option, which allows to play from playbook and then practice it.

The commentary is provided by Al Michaels. The game has rendered graphics with all animation based on it.

The game is up to 4 players.

Screenshots

Madden NFL 2003 Windows Title screen
Madden NFL 2003 Windows Grant Wistrom suffers a head injury.
Madden NFL 2003 Windows Deion Branch
Madden NFL 2003 Windows Credits

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Alternate Titles

  • "疯狂橄榄球2003" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
  • "Madden 2003" -- Informal title

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Critic Reviews

GamersMark PlayStation 2 Aug 25, 2002 9.7 out of 10 97
PSX Extreme PlayStation 2 Aug 15, 2002 9.2 out of 10 92
4Players.de PlayStation 2 Oct 15, 2002 91 out of 100 91
Gameplanet Windows Aug 28, 2002 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
Armchair Empire, The Windows Oct 07, 2002 9 out of 10 90
Thunderbolt Games Xbox Jul 24, 2003 9 out of 10 90
IGN GameCube Aug 08, 2002 8.8 out of 10 88
Jeuxvideo.com GameCube Oct 09, 2002 17 out of 20 85
Jeuxvideo.com PlayStation 2 Oct 07, 2002 17 out of 20 85
PGNx Media PlayStation 2 Sep 13, 2002 5 out of 10 50

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Trivia

EA cover curse

Marshall Faulk suffered the curse with a recurring ankle injury that cause him to miss five games in 2003 and the Rams to miss the playoffs for the first time in four years.

Awards

  • 4Players
    • 2002– Best Xbox Sports Game of the Year
  • Computer Gaming World
    • April 2003 (Issue #225) – Sports Game of the Year (Editors' Choice)
    • April 2003 (Issue #225) – Sports Game of the Year (Readers' Choice)
  • GameSpy
    • 2003 – PC Sports Game of the Year (Readers' Vote)
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