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Madden 2003 (PC,PSX,PS2,GameCube,Xbox) Preview

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In its 13th year, Madden NFL™ Football is the undisputed leader in authentic NFL football simulation. Its combination of jaw-dropping graphics and animations, realistic player AI, in-depth play modes, and the most innovative features is beyond comparison. With a primary focus on in-game graphics and game play, this is the best looking, sounding and playing football game ever. This season Madden NFL Football continues to establish why it is the definitive interactive football experience.

Madden NFL 2003 features online gaming capability for the first time and also includes the new Houston Texans and the new NFL divisional alignment.

Key Platform Specific Features (PlayStation® 2, Xbox™, Nintendo GameCube™ )

  • Online Gaming (PS2 Only) - Features an on-line lobby area where gamers can meet, greet, chat and play Madden head to head, as well as download current player rosters throughout the real NFL season (roster update includes trades, position changes, and injuries).
  • Mini-camp - Features John Madden's Cruiser Tour Bus traveling to all NFL cities to complete skilled tasks. Take control of players in practice gear and become an expert in all player positions in your ultimate goal to earn unique Madden cards.
  • Audio Dream Team - The Monday Night Football team of John Madden and Al Michaels handles commentary, with dynamic play-by-play and more analysis than ever before. New audio engine delivers appropriate commentary based on current game situation and player/team statistics. Greater use of on-field player sounds, including player banter, offensive and defensive audible calls, crushing hits and improved crowd reaction sounds.
  • Improved Graphics and Presentation - New signature player animations like sidearm QBs, gang-tackling, stand-still receiver catches; new cut scenes with high-poly cheerleaders and additional emotion-based bench scenes; more than 300 realistic player faces; cinematic approach to camera positions gives new, more natural feel.
  • New Game play Mechanics- Faster game speed; players follow through, making hits on people without the ball; tighter control with quicker animations and reduced player momentum; more finely tuned passing game; independent audibles for defensive line, linebackers, and defensive backs
  • Create-A-Playbook - Customize receiver routes, player formations, and your team's entire playbook. Create virtually any play imaginable and play it on the field immediately.
  • Franchise Mode Enhancements - Just as you can in the real NFL, you'll evaluate and progress rookies, free agents and created players during a four- game pre-season; Export a franchise team to exhibition play; Rookie Scouting Reports serve as a new way to evaluate rookies.
  • Ask Madden - Legendary coach John Madden provides strategy and advice during both offensive and defensive play calling.
  • EA SPORTS Unlocks - NCAA Football 2003 consumers will be able to unlock special Madden Cards within Madden NFL 2003.


  • Player Mode - Allows the user to only execute plays given by the "Coach," -- the closest thing yet to a real NFL experience.
  • Game Interface - Customize elements of the screen to match your favorite team. Features revolutionary mouse control and high-resolution interface screens. The team specific interface will grant access to a newly revamped feature set which includes the new Player Mode.
  • Online Game play - Quick Tournament -- with 2-minute drill/situation/create-a-scenario (user tournaments) allows tournaments to be played in less than 30 minutes; High Score Chase -- 2-minute drill/situation; Ranked Matchup -- exhibition games with individual player ranking attached; Online Hero Challenge -- mini games for Online Hero with Score Chase element.


  • Updated team logos, team uniforms and stadiums.
  • Official inclusion of the Houston Texans in Exhibition, Season and Franchise modes.
  • Conversion of franchise mode to new NFL conference and division alignment.

Game Boy® Advance

  • Link play for head-to-head competition.
  • Full season stats tracking.
  • Scouting combine style Create-A-Player - build your player through a series of rigorous events.

Related Link: Madden Mania

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