Archive for the ‘Other Football Games’ Category
  • Frozen Endzone Will Offer Futuristic Turn-Based Football With Robots
    Posted March 18th, 2013 at 10:15 am 7 Comments
    Branching out a bit to something different here is Frozen Endzone, just announced by Mode 7 Games, which will be coming to the PC and Mac in 2014 following a beta to be held later this year. The game will attempt to meld a highly-stylized futuristic professional football theme with strategic turn-based gameplay in both single and multiplayer environments. The first trailer is out now and the game is available to vote on for release through Steam's Greenlight service. Continue on to check ...
  • #10 of 2012: NFL Blitz
    Posted December 13th, 2012 at 9:45 am 8 Comments
    As the field of sports games has contracted over the years coming up with legitimate entries for a top 10 list has become increasingly difficult. #10 no longer represents a very good game but one in which might present some value or level of enjoyment but with greatly limited appeal. That is the case with NFL Blitz which is the only true arcade style major sport representation to make the list for 2012.  (more…)...
  • 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...