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Madden NFL 08 (Wii)

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Description

EA Sports' 2008 edition in the Madden series has some new features along with an updated roster and some new animations. The new read and react system lets you see your opponents weakness against your own players letting you exploit their weakness. The AI is more improved plus the new receiver control/lead block feature lets you play as a blocker to create a hole in the defence and switch back to your runner to bust through.

It also features new skill drills to help your player gain more stats in the ever popular NFL Superstar along with the new Ring of Champion feature that lets you design a ring when you complete a certain achievement such as winning the Super Bowl or winning the MVP. It has a new fantasy challenge mode that lets you draft any player you want and risk them in mini-games to create and elite superteam. Also, the superstar mode features a mode where you can play as your team, but also to choose to watch the CPU take control of your team and take over with your player when called upon.

Game commentary is provided by John Madden and Al Michaels.

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There are 22 other screenshots on file for other versions of this game.


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The Press Says

IGN Aug 13, 2007 8.5 out of 10 85
Nintendojo 2007 8.25 out of 10 82
Deaf Gamers 2007 8.2 out of 10 82
GameDaily Aug 09, 2007 8 out of 10 80
GamerDad Oct 07, 2007 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
GameSpy Aug 29, 2007 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Armchair Empire, The Oct 11, 2007 8 out of 10 80
Console Monster Sep 19, 2007 76 out of 100 76
NintendoWorldReport Aug 20, 2007 6.5 out of 10 65
1UP Aug 29, 2007 C- 42

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Trivia

Cover Athlete

According to this CNBC article LaDainian Tomlinson was originally picked to be the cover athlete for Madden NFL 08, but turned down the offer due to money (not because of the fabled "Madden Curse")

Related Web Sites

  • Madden (Fan site for all Madden/NCAA games and Sports.)
  • Madden NFL 08 (Article in the open encyclopedia)
  • X360A achievement guide (X360A's achievement guide for Madden NFL 08)
  • You are the Franchise (An Apple Games article about the Macintosh version of Madden NFL 08, with commentary being provided by Assistant Producer Russell Kiniry (October, 2007).)
Big John WV (25279) added Madden NFL 08 (Wii) on Dec 29, 2007
Other platforms contributed by Sciere (257453), jaXen (20552), Zeppin (8355) and Big John WV (25279)