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Control the running game like never before with Madden NFL 07. For the first time ever, step up as the lead blocker to create a hole, then take control of the tailback and smash through, overpower, or slash away from would-be tacklers as you fight for every yard. Madden NFL 07 is a video game for the GameCube, GBA, DS, and Wii. It was released in 2006, and was published by Electronic Arts. The Wii version was praised by many critics, and won the best traditional sports game of the year from major gaming website Gamespot. Madden NFL 07 is an American football video game based on the NFL that was published by EA Sports and developed by EA Tiburon. It is the first in the video game series to debut for the PlayStation 3 and Wii consoles as launch titles and the last one to be released on the Game Boy Advance. Play now Madden NFL 07 online on Kiz10.com. Have fun playing Madden NFL 07 One of the best Sports Game on Kiz10.com. Madden NFL 07, while not perfect, is still a giant leap forward for 360 football. Madden's in the Hall, are you? It's one thing to score a touchdown as your favorite player, bust a cartwheel like.
Madden NFL 07
Developer and publisher: EA Sports
MSRP: $59.99 (shop for this game)
Platform: Xbox 360 (also available for Xbox, PlayStation 2, GameCube, PSP, PC)
Rating: E (Everyone)
If I were at EA and put in charge of Madden 07 on the Xbox 360, I would be very excited. Think about it: they've had years to work on the Madden formula, so at this point they know what works and what doesn't. In theory, Madden should be the best football simulator on the planet, with the game play honed to a fine edge. Plus this isn't the previous year's version quickly ported to the 360, which means that they're not stuck with a tight deadline to get the game out the door. Instead, they have an entire cycle to make sure all the graphics and features they had to leave out of last year's game make it in.
This is the most powerful hardware on the market right now, and EA has the chance to make a perfect Madden game, the football game that stands far above all the other sports titles on the market. This is the golden opportunity to do everything right. There are no excuses leftthey have everything in their favor for this release.
So after playing Madden 07 for a few weeks, I have one small question: what in the hell happened?
I will admit that I'm not the biggest Madden player out there. I was a 2K Sports fan back in the day and I've always preferred the way the NFL 2K series played, while still respecting what Madden brings to the table. I've never been a hater, although I will admit to grousing over glitches and minimal changes from year to year over at Opposable Thumbs.Advertisement
Madden has always been the premier football simulator and has handily outsold every other sports title. Every year, the diehard football fans come out to the stores in droves for the latest title. I was very excited to get my copy of Madden 07, as I figured this would fix all the problems of last year's game and fully take advantage of the 360's hardware. This is the most expensive version, with the best graphics, so why wouldn't EA make it their flagship Madden product? Stuff it with features, make everything pretty, and you'll have the perfect combination of technology and sports gaming.
Of course, that assumes EA cares about making the best product possible. I'm starting to be a little suspicious of their motives, and after playing this game I'm just about convinced that they think they can skate by with 'just good enough.' There aren't any other licensed NFL football games on the marketand certainly none for the 360so why make that perfect game we hoped for? That would take a lot more resources and money, and they know the market is going to be there regardless of what they do.
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Playing Madden 07 for this review was an exercise in frustration, anger, and amazement that they could have gotten it so wrong. Let's dig into the game to see what it looks like when a company decides to charge a lot for a pretty game, and stretches the boundaries of how much they can shaft their customers.
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