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John Madden returns for the '96 season of Madden NFL.

Play exhibition, Super Bowl, playoffs or full season with any of the 1995 teams or all Madden teams.

While you can still select weather and there are over 100 injuries, this version adds voice-overs and the ability to draft and create players and see if they get drafted.

Still includes windowless passing, all new Madden-designed strategies and team match-up that shows how your players stack up to the other team in their position.


Madden NFL 96 Genesis Control setup
Madden NFL 96 Genesis Kick was returned by #20 D. Loville
Madden NFL 96 Genesis The pass is good for a 18 yard gain. First down.
Madden NFL 96 Genesis The coin toss

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Critic Reviews

GamePro (US) Dec, 1995 5 out of 5 100
Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) Nov, 1995 18.5 out of 20 92
Video Games & Computer Entertainment Nov, 1995 9 out of 10 90
Electric Playground Nov 06, 1995 9 out of 10 90
Video Games Dec, 1995 86 out of 100 86
Mega Fun Dec, 1995 86 out of 100 86 Jun 28, 2011 8 out of 10 80
SuperGamePower Jan, 1996 4 out of 5 80
The Video Game Critic Jan 04, 2000 D+ 33


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  • Computer Gaming World
    • November 1996 (15th anniversary issue) – #9 Top Vaporware Title in Computer Game History (PC version)

LepricahnsGold (128490) added Madden NFL 96 (Genesis) on Jun 23, 2006
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