DescriptionBlitz: The League is the first football game with no NFL license in many years - because EA signed an exclusive deal with the NFL, Midway developed one without the license. The game has 17 fantasy teams all with their own look and feel - from personalities to logos.
The game differentiates itself further from official games by giving the players an off-field presence, often involving sex, performance-enhancing drugs and violence. The game has input from the writer for Playmakers, the football-based soap opera the NFL forced ESPN to cancel.
Blitz: The League has 8-man teams, and makes spectacular action-packed moves easier than in real life. Impressive moves boost your Clash meter, which allows you to pull off unrealistic moves, such as easier running due to Bullet Time, and some brutally tough defences tackles. If these tackles happen frequently enough the players will fight hockey-style, lunging into wild tackles. The team with the most tackles from this gains the Unleashed mode, which has even more gruesome moves, of a style the NFL would not allow to be associated with their product.
Additional features include multiplayer action with head-to-head online play and complete customization options of players, teams, stadiums and more. Lawrence Taylor appears as the poster boy.
There are no PlayStation 2 screenshots for this game.
- "Blitz 橄榄球联盟" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
Part of the Following Groups
- Gameplay feature: Quick Time Events / QTEs
- Graphics Engine: RenderWare
- Middleware: FaceFX
- NFL Blitz series
- PlayStation 2 Greatest Hits releases
There are no reviews for this game.
|GameSpot||Oct 17, 2005||8.6 out of 10||86|
|Game Over Online||Nov 08, 2005||84 out of 100||84|
|Video Game Talk||Nov 16, 2005||80|
|Cheat Code Central||2005||4 out of 5||80|
|GamePro (US)||Oct 19, 2005||4 out of 5||80|
|GameSpy||Oct 25, 2005||80|
|Game Informer Magazine||Nov, 2005||7.75 out of 10||78|
|IGN||Oct 18, 2005||7.2 out of 10||72|
|Diehard GameFan||Dec 05, 2005||5.5 out of 10||55|
|The Video Game Critic||Aug 06, 2006||C-||42|
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|OFLC Banning||13||Martin Smith (62999)
Nov 15, 2007
Australian ratingRejected by the Australian OFLC on January 17, 2007.
Cancelled Wii versionA Wii version was announced, but was later cancelled.
Information also contributed by Big John WV
Related Web Sites
- Blitz: The League (Official game website)
- X360A achievement guide (X360A's achievement guide for Blitz.)