Way to go EA, this was your last opportunity to retain fans without having competition. Now keeping the fans you have will be even harder with competition in the upcoming games and the fact that for the 5th straight year you have left a bad taste in the players mouth.
When i saw the low score especially when compared to the metacritic score i said to myself "Tom Mcshea probably reviewed this". Imagine my surprise when i finally played the video and heard his voice.
I guess its a game based off of a sport, a sport that changes very little except the occasional rule review or salary cap increase. When you get to the level of complexity that simulations such as Madden/NCAA hold there is very little left to innovate, so each sequel is only ever going to be derivative or iterative.
Is it fun? Yes, it is still fun. Is it good value? Hell no, not if you own the last game in the series. But, unfortunately this can be said for many franchises, some of which have much more scope for innovation - such as the Military Shooter genre, yet we are often less harsh on these yearly editions than we are on many sports franchises/wrestling games.
Why is that?
@buffaloblitz85 what u mean LAST CHANCE WITHOUT COMP????.... nfl 2k coming back ??
@Slim_Lyrics his review seemed accurate to me though.
@nait2k4 because in other types of games, you have the option of more than one selling company's offering.
@jodi1210 EA has forfeited their right to exclusivity of NCAA Football. So expect lots of competition next year. Sega for sure and maybe Activision.