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Madden NFL 2003 (PlayStation 2)

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100 point score based on reviews from various critics.
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5 point score based on user ratings.
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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.

In XBox, Windows, PS2, PSX, GameCube versions the commentary is provided by Al Michaels. The game has rendered graphics with all animation based on it.

The GBA version has graphics similar to Madden '94 for SNES and Genesis, but has multiplayer mode using GCN/GBA cable.

The game is up to 4 players.

Screenshots

There are no PlayStation 2 screenshots for this game.

There are 10 other screenshots on file for other versions of this game.


Alternate Titles

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

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The Press Says

GamePro (US) Aug 12, 2002 5 out of 5 100
GamersMark Aug 25, 2002 9.7 out of 10 97
4Players.de Oct 15, 2002 91 out of 100 91
IGN Aug 08, 2002 9.1 out of 10 91
The Video Game Critic Aug 19, 2002 A- 91
GameSpot Aug 13, 2002 9 out of 10 90
GameZone Aug 17, 2002 9 out of 10 90
Jeuxvideo.com Oct 07, 2002 17 out of 20 85
Netjak Aug 13, 2002 7.8 out of 10 78
PGNx Media 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

  • 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)
Information also contributed by ClydeFrog

Related Web Sites

  • Madden (Fan site for all Madden/NCAA games and Sports.)
POMAH (31838) added Madden NFL 2003 (PlayStation 2) on Nov 18, 2002
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