Madden NFL 09

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8.4
very good
 
CRITICS SCORE
8.5
(48 ratings)
GAMER SCORE
8.2
(2255 ratings)

Game Overview

Celebrating 20 years of innovation and counting, Madden NFL 09 aims to deliver 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.

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Expert Reviews

GameSpot review logo
80/100
score

For every addition, like the backtrack feature, Collinsworth, or improved visuals, there's a problem that rears its ugly head, like the unchanged Superstar mode, poor pass coverage in the middle of the field, or underwhelming online leagues. Newcomers wil

GameZone review logo
89/100
score

Players will love the new features in this game and will come to long for them if they pop in an older game for nostalgia sake.

IGN review logo
88/100
score

Madden NFL 09 is the most loyal translation of America's favorite sport I've ever seen. It looks great, plays great, and despite its few moments of inaccuracies, is still one of the best sports games in memory.

Game Features

Art Director Mike Young Talks Madden 09 "We're gonna focus on what's important -- what will get noticed."

Game Specs

Audio/Video
Custom Soundtrack, HDTV 1080i, HDTV 1080p, HDTV 720p, In-Game Dolby Digital

Memory
41 MB

 

Modes
Career, Dynasty, Exhibition, Franchise, Mini-Games, Multiplayer, Practice, Season, Simulation, Spectator Mode, Training

Online Features
Content Download, Leaderboards, Online League, Online Multiplayer, Voice, Xbox LIVE Family Settings

 

Controller Functions

GENERAL CONTROLS

Directional Pad
Move

Left Thumbstick
Move

B Button
Cancel Audible

 

Start Button
Pause Menu

Right Trigger
Sprint (Hold). Receiver Cam (Hold at Line of Scrimmage).

Back Button
Timeout

 
 
Game Info
Platform:Microsoft Xbox 360
Release Date:8/12/2008
Publisher:Electronic Arts
Developer:Tiburon
Genre:Sports
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Recent Customer Reviews

The Greatest NFL Simulation

I would recommend NFL Madden 09 because it is the top sports game in 2009 that I have ever...
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Published 1591 days ago by dantampis

Madden 09: What an Improvement

This is the best football game I've ever played. You can't find anything more realistic than...
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Published 1906 days ago by toiletoctopus

Only As Much As You Expect, Nothing More

Despite the prominent bug which eliminates the game's chief new feature, a patch will be made...
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Published 2051 days ago by underdogautpsy

Madden 09 is a Mixed Bag.

If you are a fan of the series than you may be disappointed, if not, you will love it.
Published 2056 days ago by garethvk

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