Madden NFL 09

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The First Sports Game That Adapts To You!

Celebrating 20 Years of Innovation and counting, Madden NFL 09 delivers its most authentic NFL football experience ever.
Features
  • Overview

    Xbox360™ / PLAYSTATION®3


    Real Football Intelligence

    Celebrating 20 Years of Innovation and counting, Madden NFL 09 delivers its most complete NFL football package ever. Whether you're a seasoned veteran or picking up the game for the first time, players of all skill levels will enjoy a unique, yet challenging experience with the innovative Adaptive Difficulty Engine, which tailors the game to match your playing style. Instantly improve your game with the all-new virtual Training Centre or incorporate feedback with EA SPORTS BackTrack, allowing you to learn from your mistakes on the fly. With a new broadcast presentation and online leagues, plus more than 85 new features and enhancements, Madden NFL 09 is the most authentic and adaptable game in sports video game history.


    Level the Playing Field

    An all-new Adaptive Difficulty Engine assesses your proficiency in the core skills areas of football, then tailors the experience to match your playing style. An innovative, all-new Virtual Training Centre allows you to fine-tune your game in a holographic environment, while EA SPORTS BackTrack provides customised feedback, giving you a chance to learn from your mistakes. Then, take what you've learned and run the play again with EA SPORTS Rewind.


    Beyond Broadcast Presentation

    Set your sights on the Vince Lombardi Trophy in an all-new network television-style broadcast as Cris Collinsworth and Tom Hammond call the action from the booth. A more immersive and visually stunning presentation package also includes a new Options OnDemand Picture-in-Picture playcall window giving you access to a wealth of stats, customised tips, and in-game options--all at your fingertips without having to pause the game.


    Online Leagues 2.0

    Make a run for the post season for the first time online. Featuring trades and statistical tracking for Online Leagues, up to 32 teams can battle it out using all-new flex scheduling.


    A New Look and Feel

    With an enhanced graphics engine and new player models, linemen battle in the trenches with more bulky physiques while backs and receivers fly around the field with a more sleek and slimmer look. Featuring the most realistic-looking grass and field turf ever in a sports game, new weather and stadium lighting effects, and active exterior stadium views, Madden NFL 09 is hands down the best looking sports game ever made!


    Most Authentic Gameplay Ever

    Built from the ground up, an all-new Total Control Animation System allows for instantaneous combo moves while bringing new aspects to the game, including missed field goal returns, bobble catches, wrap-up/break-out tackles, user controlled celebrations, and more


    Wii™

     


    Neighbourhood-Style Football

    Celebrating 20 Years of Innovation, Madden NFL 09 delivers its most accessible football package ever for the Nintendo Wii, combining EA SPORTS All Play-featuring easy-to-use gameplay controls-with an all-new playcalling system tailored to fit the playing style of all skill levels. Elevate your game by creating plays with the Wii Remote, then rejoice in your success by throwing together a unique user-controlled celebration. With all-new 5-on-5 mode, an improved tackling system, realtime coaching tips, turn friends and family into your biggest rivals with Madden NFL 09.


    Fun, Accessible EA SPORTS All Play

    With or without the Nunchuk, anybody can dominate the game like a pro with EA SPORTS All Play. An all-new Wii exclusive playcalling system featuring simplified one-button controls and new assisted player movement make Madden NFL 09 the most accessible Wii football game ever.


    All-New 5-on-5 Mode-Neighbourhood

    Style tackle football jumps to life exclusively on the Wii. Fastpaced gameplay and a smaller playing field deliver high-scoring games that are over-the-top and in-your- face. A new custom field and arcade-style NFL players await you!


    All-New Playcalling

    Players of all skill levels can be competitive by calling plays from three unique playbooks, ranging from Easy to Advanced. Intelligent Coach Tips provide instant feedback to help you become a better player on the fly.


    Call Your Shot

    Unleash the power of the Wii Remote by creating your own passing plays in realtime. Select a receiver then point to a spot on-screen showing players where to run.


    Celebrate Your Success

    Score a touchdown or deliver a drive-killing sack to trigger all-new celebration moments. Pump up the crowd even more by creating your own signature celebration using the Wiimote or Nunchuk.


    Improved Tackling System

    It's now even easier to pull off momentum-changing tackles on defence. Swing the Wii Remote in any direction and watch as your defender targets in on the ball carrier and lays down a bone-jarring hit.


    PSP™

     


    Prove You Can Win on the Road

    Celebrating 20 Years of Innovation, Madden NFL 09 delivers its most fun and exciting football package ever for the PSP and NDS, combining Wi-Fi multiplayer games and Rec Room minigames with all-new EA SPORTS™ Family Play, featuring an easy-to-use game control system. With an all-new tri-level playcalling system, plus the new Last-Minute Miracle mini-game, the franchise takes its next leap in bringing you the greatest football experience on the go with Madden NFL 09.


    Fun, Accessible Rookie Mode

    Now anybody can dominate the game like a pro with all-new EA SPORTS? Rookie Mode. Simplified playcalling controls and an easy-to-use passing system make Madden NFL 09 the most accessible PSP football game ever.


    All-New Playcalling

    Players of all skill levels can be competitive by calling plays from three unique playbooks, ranging from Easy to Advanced. Intelligent Coach Tips provide instant feedback to help you become a better player on the fly.


    Deliver Big Hits with Ease

    Dominate on the defensive side of the ball with an all-new one-button control scheme featuring assisted player movement allowing new players to enjoy early success.


    New Player Indicators

    Find the open man effortlessly with the help of new open receiver icons identifying who's open or covered. Wide-open receivers help you out even more, calling for the ball by waving their arms. Player indicators also tell you when to evade an approaching defender or perform a crushing tackle.


    Nintendo DS™

     


    Prove You Can Win on the Road

    Celebrating 20 Years of Innovation, Madden NFL 09 delivers its most fun and exciting football package ever for the PSP and NDS, combining Wi-Fi multiplayer games and Rec Room minigames with all-new EA SPORTS™ Family Play, featuring an easy-to-use game control system. With an all-new tri-level playcalling system, plus the new Last-Minute Miracle mini-game, the franchise takes its next leap in bringing you the greatest football experience on the go with Madden NFL 09.


    Wi-Fi Multiplayer Returns

    Back by popular demand, play head-to-head against a friend over Wi- Fi, including single-card mode that allows you to challenge anyone with a Nintendo DS, or play with up to seven other players in Wireless mode.


    All-New Rec Room Mini-Games

    Push your football skills to the limit with all-new mini-games made exclusively for the NDS, including Last Minute Miracle, where you lateral your way through defenders on your way to the unthinkable score.


    PLAYSTATION®2

     


    Real Football Intelligence

    Celebrating 20 Years of Innovation, Madden NFL 09 delivers its most complete football package ever for the PlayStation 2, combining a more authentic gameplay simulation experience and deeper game modes for the hard core fans with all-new EA SPORTS Family Play, featuring an easy-to-use control system that help rookies master the game. With the new QB Avoidance Stick and new combo moves, plus an enhanced Fantasy Challenge and all-new SuperSim, the franchise takes its next leap in bringing you the ultimate football experience with Madden NFL 09, the most authentic and adaptable game in sports video game history.


    Fun, Accessible Family Play

    Anybody can dominate the game like a pro with EA SPORTS Family Play. An all-new playcalling system features simplified one-button controls and assisted player movements, making Madden NFL 09 the most accessible football game ever.


    All-New Franchise Scoring System

    Earn points at season's end in Franchise mode by accumulating a winning record during the regular and post-season, progressing your players from no-name status to superstar calibre, increasing attendance, drafting elite players, and more.


    New SuperSim

    Take full control over the pace of a game by simulating a single play, a quarter, a half, or an entire game. Take the field or take plays off, it's entirely up to you.


    Earn Your Stripes

    Use points earned in practice to improve your skills and overtake players ahead of you on the depth chart, then do whatever it takes to meet your team's expectations by reaching key incentives that are written in your contract.


    Enhanced Fantasy Challenge

    Three new league champions with unique special abilities have joined the fray with one goal in mind: knocking you from your championship run. Defeat each champ in the new Champions Stadium at the end of each league and you'll advance to the next tier.


    Most Authentic Gameplay Ever

    Pull off new combo moves by stringing together multiple actions in succession or direct receivers' routes when scrambling out of the pocket with your quarterback. An enhanced gameplay system also features the QB Avoidance Stick, allowing your quarterback to avoid pressure while in the pocket by quickly scrambling away in four different directions.

  • Xbox 360

    The NFL bursts from your screen with multiplayer action and gameplay that pushes you to the limit, no matter what your skill level. In Madden NFL 09, the play is more realistic than ever before with the all-new Total Control Animation System. Execute instantaneous combo moves, bobble catches, user-controlled celebrations and more for a game that looks and feels like it's straight out of the NFL. Stadiums leap off the screen to dazzling effect with an enhanced graphics engine that delivers turf and grass so realistic you can almost feel it give beneath your feet, as well as authentic weather and stadium lighting effects. New player models more genuinely replicate the real physiques of the pros, from sleeker receivers to bulkier linemen, to provide an even more authentic experience on the field. Immerse yourself in the full NFL experience with an all-new network television-style broadcast featuring Cris Collinsworth and Tom Hammond. The new Options OnDemand Picture-in-Picture window gives you instant access to stats, tips and more without having to pause the game. Plus, for the first time make a run for the postseason online as you battle among up to 32 teams. Live the NFL experience in all its brutal glory with Madden NFL 09 as you savor the thrill and punishment of professional football like you can find only in this renowned series.

  • Playstation 2
    • For Play on Your PlayStation 2
    • Stay Connected with PS2 Online
    • Published by Electronic Arts
    • Game Genre: Sports, Game Sub-Genre: Football
    • John Madden Theme
  • Nintendo DS

    Madden NFL 09 delivers its most complete NFL football package ever. Whether you're a seasoned veteran or picking up the game for the first time, you will enjoy a unique yet challenging experience, thanks to the innovative Adaptive Difficulty Engine, which tailors the game to match your playing style. Instantly improve your game with the all-new virtual Training Center or incorporate feedback with EA SPORTS BackTrack, allowing you to learn from your mistakes on the fly.

    With a new broadcast presentation and online leagues, plus more than 85 new features and enhancements, Madden NFL 09 is the most authentic and adaptable game in sports video game history. An all-new Adaptive Difficulty Engine assesses your proficiency in the core skills areas of football. An innovative, Virtual Training Center allows you to fine-tune your game in a holographic environment, while EA SPORTS BackTrack provides customized feedback, giving you a chance to learn from your mistakes.

    Take what you've learned and run the play again with EA SPORTS Rewind. Set your sights on the Vince Lombardi Trophy in an all-new network television-style broadcast as Cris Collinsworth and Tom Hammond call the action from the booth. A more immersive and visually stunning presentation package also includes a new Options OnDemand Picture-in-Picture playcall window giving you access to a wealth of stats, customized tips, and in-game options--all at your fingertips without having to pause the game.

    Make a run for the postseason for the first time online. Featuring trades and statistical tracking for Online Leagues, up to 32 teams can battle it out using all-new flex scheduling. With an enhanced graphics engine and new player models, linemen battle in the trenches with more bulky physiques while backs and receivers fly around the field with a more sleek and slimmer look.

  • Nintendo Wii
    • Published by Electronic Arts
    • Game Genre: Sports, Game Sub-Genre: Football
    • John Madden Theme
    • For 1 to 4 players
  • PlayStation 3
    • Published by Electronic Arts
    • Game Genre: Sports, Game Sub-Genre: Football
    • John Madden Theme
    • For 1 to 4 players
  • Mobile

    Features may vary by handset

    • Make the play with new 'Instant Impact Plays.'
    • Spin, Hurdle, and Stiff Arm your way to a TD.
    • Bull Rush, Swim and Spin to sack the QB.
    • Throw a game winner with 'Field Vision Passing.'
    • Take the field with full rosters for all 32 NFL teams.
    • Choose between Play Now or Season Modes.
    • Play a 1, 7 or 16 game season on your way to the Super Bowl.
    • Make the call with Madden's playbook.
    • Get the master's advice on play calling with Ask Madden.
    • Trade and substitute players in the Front Office.
    • Listen to commentary from John Madden and Al Michaels. BOOM!
  • All Platforms
    This title is rated 3+