Game details

Game:
Madden 07
AKA
Genre:
Sports
Sub Genre:
American Football
Release Date (US):
November 17th, 2006
Release Date (UK):
November 17th, 2006
Players:
1-2
Online Players:
2
Developers:
EA Tiburon
Publisher:
EA
Rating:
E [Everyone]
PSU Rank:
293 of 1166 Games
PSU Rank on PS3:
239 of 0 Games
Additional Information:
Also available on PC, PS2, PSP, Xbox, Xbox 360, Gamecube, DS, GBA, and Wii

About Madden 07

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. Innovative rushing controls give you a game-breaking ground attack featuring all-new jukes, cutbacks, and the distinct running styles of your favorite backs. Between the tackles or in the open field, run to daylight with Madden NFL 07.

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PSU Review Score
8.0
Avg. user review score:
7.2

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Summary

Madden NFL '07 has its faults, but is worthy of a buy for football fans.

We like

  • NFL player facial mapping, character models, and stadium designs are all top notch.
  • Madden's gameplay provides everything needed to please your football needs.

We dislike

  • Minor framerate issues.
  • There are many server and connection issues that EA still needs to work on for their online mode.

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When people think football and gaming, there is only one game that comes to mind -- and that is Madden. In the past players have been frustrated with the series' repetitive gameplay and lack of fine tuning, and last year's Madden NFL 06 was no exception. The game lacked most features players had become attached to such as Franchise mode and Create a Player. It also suffered from numerous bugs including frame rate problems and ...

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More Points - Practice and Training Camp Vice Versa if you are on defense

QB's- choose the hail mary play and put the defense on FG block

RB's- choose HB toss or HB slam and put the defense on prevent

* Better lead blocking
The trick to effective blocking is learning when to use the different blocks. Impact Blocks (Right Analog-stick Up) are more effective if you have a size advantage against the player you are blocking, while Cut Blocks (Right Analog-stick Down) are more effective if the defender is bigger than you. Turn Blocking (L2 and R2) works best for offensive linemen when they are trying to create an interior hole for the running back. If you get beat and you must resort to dirty tactics, try Holding (L1).

* Better running
When running the ball, the Highlight Stick is the best way to beat a defender in the open field. Press Up on the Highlight Stick to cause the ball carrier to play to their strengths and attempt to either power through or quickly shake past the defender. Press Left, Right, or Down on the Highlight Stick to make the ball carrier do a quick juke move in the specified direction. These moves are great for keeping your opponent guessing.

Cut Moves (L1 and R1) are a quick way to change the direction of the ball carrier without having to lose too much speed. If you are running in a certain direction and the defense is closing in, cutting in a different direction can be a good way to get past the defenders. These moves are best done by quicker running backs with high agility ratings.

When the running back has the ball in the backfield, you can use the Cut Moves (L1 and R1) to get through the holes in the offensive line. These moves are called Behind the Line Jukes, and they can only be performed when the ball carrier is approaching the offensive line. These moves allow the ball carrier to turn his hips and squeeze through small holes in the offensive line that normally he would not be able to get through.

* Avoiding injuries...

Madden 07 News

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    Electronic Arts will premier the world’s first look at the next generation of videogames on Saturday April 23, 2005. EA’s flagship football franchise, Madden NFL football, will make its next generation debut in a TV ad during the first hour of the NFL Draft broadcast on ESPN, beginning at 12 noo...

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