Force the action on defense in MADDEN NFL 2005. New defensive tools allow you to make more plays and be in on all of the action. The all-new Hit Stick lets you lay the big hit to turn the momentum of the game in your favor. With the new Storyline Central, you get the inside scoop around the league from radio host Tony Bruno, along with local and national newspapers, to help you make critical franchise decisions. With groundbreaking graphics that capture the real stadium experience, Madden NFL 2005 continues its 15-year tradition of video game innovation.Special Features:
New hit stick change the momentum of a game by using the right analog stick to make a huge hit, force a turnover, and send the crowd into a frenzy. Time it just right or youAell get burned for a big play; new defensive playmaker control you are now in complete control on defense. Modify pre-snap assignments, including double teams and player specific match ups, for any defensive player on the field; new storyline central get inside the NFL like you never have. Now your games are impacted by the stories that surround your team. Satisfy your star WRAes demands or watch your team chemistry suffer. Get the scoop from local and national newspapers, email from assistant coaches, and Tony BrunoAes weekly radio talk show; enhanced franchise mode players now react to everything that happens in the franchise reward a hard-working player by naming him team captain or trade away unhappy players. The new game-by-game progression system rewards players for their performance during the season; new fan presentation your teamAes crowd is now customizable with new create-a-fan. Be on the lookout for team specific super fans via all-new 3D fan scenes; new EA SPORTS online take on the best Madden players in quick tournaments, or compete in a mini-game of rushing attack. Improved EA SPORTS Fair Play keeps the playing field level.