Archive for the ‘Other Football Games’ Category
  • Settlement Over Pricing of EA Sports Football Products Carries Major Ramifications
    Posted July 20th, 2012 at 7:00 pm 120 Comments
    The lawsuit filed in 2008 regarding the pricing of EA Sports football products following the acquisitions of exclusive licenses recently reached a settlement. The details were announced today and go beyond just the anticipated consumer payouts. EA will be responsible for establishing a $27 million fund for consumers who purchased Madden, NCAA, or AFL games since 2006. The distribution would be $6.79 for each PS2/Xbox/Gamecube title purchased and $1.95 for each 360/PS3/Wii title. Everyone ...
  • QuickHit Football Shutting Down
    Posted July 11th, 2012 at 7:45 pm 24 Comments
    Majesco has announced they will be shutting down operations on QuickHit Football come August 17. Less than two months ago the company stated that QuickHit would be losing the NFL license which it had utilized for a two year period and now the free-to-play browser based game is closing for good. (more…)...
  • Lingerie Football League Game in Development
    Posted June 20th, 2012 at 9:30 am 36 Comments
    THQ may have just dumped the UFC but they're actively developing another sports game with a far more obscure license. The company has picked up the rights to the Lingerie Football League. The series is being worked on by the Japanese studio Yuke's who is best known for handling the WWE franchise.  (more…)...
  • QuickHit Football Losing NFL License
    Posted May 15th, 2012 at 10:00 pm 10 Comments
    One of the strongest browser-based sports games to emerge over the years has been QuickHit Football which is a past Pastapadre community award winner in that category. The game began hosted solely on its own website in 2009 and has since expanded to be playable on Facebook as well. QuickHit featured generic players and teams but with five current NFL players signed on along with a number of legendary NFL players and coaches.  (more…)...
  • NFL Blitz: Hits and Misses
    Posted January 9th, 2012 at 4:15 pm 18 Comments
    For the first time since 2003 the Blitz series carries the NFL license after having been acquired and subsequently rebooted by EA Sports. As a digital-download title the company hoped to bring back some of the magic of the beloved series while increasing the amount of content over what was provided in their previous attempts at arcade-style football. Were they able to achieve one or both? Continue on for the Hits and Misses review of NFL Blitz.  (more…)...
  • Initial Impressions of NFL Blitz
    Posted January 6th, 2012 at 10:45 am 20 Comments
    The last attempt at a pure arcade-style football game came from EA Sports in late 2009 with Madden NFL Arcade. It represented one of the first attempts by a sports developer to release a full-fledged offering digitally through XBLA and PSN. Though quite fun it ultimately didn't extend much beyond just that and thus died off relatively quickly. With NFL Blitz the company has hoped to resurrect a beloved franchise and provide more significant content to make for an ideal $15 package. They h...
  • Complete Online Game of NFL Blitz
    Posted January 4th, 2012 at 4:15 pm 25 Comments
    During the process of putting together impressions for the just released NFL Blitz (expect them late this week) there will be some gameplay videos going up of the various modes. The first is an online game between with the Seahawks @ Packers split into halves. Continue on to check out the vids and leave any thoughts in the comments!  (more…)...
  • NFL Blitz Now Available
    Posted January 4th, 2012 at 6:00 am 19 Comments
    The reboot of NFL Blitz from EA Sports is out now on XBLA and PSN for $15. Blitz features single player "Gauntlet" mode, co-op/online co-op, online "Battles", "Elite League" mode (similar to Ultimate Team), commentary from Tim Kitzrow - and a full quarter of gameplay action can be seen here. No late hits as mandated by the league and outdated rosters are the big drawbacks to consider as well as aspects such as no left-handed throwing QBs - yes Mike Vick and Tim Tebow are right-handed i...
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