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To Madden, or not to Madden.....

Discussion in 'Nintendo Wii Gaming' started by destijl, Jan 11, 2007.

  1. destijl

    destijl WiiChat Member

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    People, I need your advice.

    I'm on the brink of buying Madden 07. It's a tempting prospect - good reviews, plenty of play modes, multiplayer etc etc.

    BUT, I've never owned an American Football game before and have only a faint understanding of the game. Do you think this will be a problem? Assuming I'm willing to put the hours in will I become an American Football expert? Or is it a bad idea to buy the game?

    Let the public decide.
     
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    Well obviously not an expert in real life, but in the game yes. If you play alot, you're likely to become good at the game. In fact anyone can become a good player if they play alot. ;)
     
  3. destijl

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    Dammit - I fully believe that my computer game skills translate into real-world abilites - for example I'm just waiting for Ganon to show up to bust him...
     
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    Do you like watching the game? If so, then I'd say yes. :smilewinkgrin:
     
  5. destijl

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    Yeah, that's what I reckon - whenever I see any on I like the look of it. I'm just concerned it will be incredibly stat heavy and dense and hence i'll not get into it. But I'm leaning towards it as I need a new game and the only other one I'd consider would be COD3 but that's meant to be quite short & no multiplayer.
     
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    Played it once and bought it, played it once at home but that is because of my schedule, very fun game in my eyes
     
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    I'm more used to the PS2 version, and I love it. I have played the Wii version a couple of times now, and it's quite good. It takes a while to get used to if you're used to PS2/Xbox, but it becomes second nature after a while.

    As for learning American Football/NFL, it does help. I mean, I'm a New Zealander, but I learned the basic rules from playing Madden over the years. But nothing compares to watching the real thing. If you're able to watch NFL games, it'll no-doubt help your Madden playing skills.
     
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    Cheers people - think I'm gonna take the plunge and splash some mula on it because everyone who owns it seems to think it's good fun.
     
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    Never liked sports games, but I have played Madden on Wii and it's a lot of fun. Not sure if it's a keeper, though. Might just try renting it first.
     
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    IMO Madden is one of the better games available right now. It is a great fit with the Wii control scheme. Lots-O-Fun 8^)
     
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    surprisejimmy I like Wii.

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    good choice, this game is spectacular
     
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    The owner of this thread is making it sound like the game is $1000 dollars and if it is worth it or not
    Its $50
    Thats nothing
     
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    I'm just concerned it will be incredibly stat heavy and dense and hence i'll not get into it.
    Na, everything is simply rated 0-99. Your tackling, passing, speed, etc. I was captain of my high school team and I have friends who never even watch football that can beat me at football games. It would be best if you at least find football interesting, as I cannot stand soccer and thus can't get into the games my friends consider very good soccer games.
     
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    Unfortunately for us brits it aint $50 matey. It's £40 which is ~ $80. It's not the cost that's a factor though I just hate buying games which disappoint and try to be selective about what I get.
     
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    Yeah I'm pretty interested in American Football so I reckon from what people have said it's a pretty good game to get into, even for non-experts.
     
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    very good game. its my 2nd fav sport game out now.
     
  17. surprisejimmy

    surprisejimmy I like Wii.

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    there's nothing wrong with being cautious with how u spend ur money
    dont assume everyone is as fortunate is u seem to be
     
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    Well for us in Aus, it's $100 a game, so i have to be pretty careful what i buy! I like the look of it but is the game worth $100?
     
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    second best game for the wii imo after zelda
     
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    You should get Madden. It explains all the rules and such and it is a very fun game..
     

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