Why just watch NFL football on TV when you can take an active role in the game with Madden NFL 08 by Electronic Arts. Madden NFL 08 lets you control the running game like never before. 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 08. Scout collegiate prospects with the all-new NFL Draft Scouting System Watch players impact their teams with the new Franchise Player Roles feature Use actual plays from your favorite team's defensive playbook to shut down the running game, pressure the quarterback, or force key turnovers.
â€¢ All-New Read and React System - New player skill icons identify on-field strengths and weaknesses, providing an immediate read on what your opponent is giving you. Quickly react, create mismatches, and exploit opponent weaknesses before every play.
â€¢ All-New Skill Drills - Take on an army of tackling dummies in an all-new skill drills mini-game designed to teach you the game of football. A progressive learning system teaches you how to use game controls under pressure, while advanced and multiplayer modes allow you to finetune your skills or challenge a friend to a head-to-head competition.
â€¢ Madden Unmatched - All-new player moves, including auto-motion and low-hitting tackles, plus ultra-smooth gameplay provide the most realistic NFL gaming experience ever.
â€¢ New Widescreen Support - From game-winning touchdowns to 4th quarter goal line stands, enjoy every play in stunning 16:9 widescreen detail