Anybody get madden08?

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  1. nickmsmith

    nickmsmith LET'S GO PREDATORS!!!!

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    yeah, all of those things on the original poster's list are fixed on the 360 version, it's got all of the alt uniforms. and the rosters are close to right.
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  2. nickmsmith

    nickmsmith LET'S GO PREDATORS!!!!

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    and whatever happened about 2k8? I heard all the hype before, now I've only heard one person speak of it. Is it any good?
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  3. Madden is much better, I own 2k8 as well and i am going to be taking it back in the next week.
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  4. SuperVince

    SuperVince Camp Fodder

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    My only problem is that lowry and fuller are missing as well as ford, filani, and otto. To get them on 360 you have to pay to download them! Other than that the game is smooth and it is definitely an upgrade.
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  5. Deuce Wayne

    Deuce Wayne Damnit, I cant find my driving moccasins anywhere!

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    It's really bad. The demo is available in marketplace. Play it and you'll understand. Just, so disappointing.
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  6. Vigsted

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    Well, at least you always know what you're going to get with Madden for the PC, because it will be exactly like the previous one, just with new players and some touches to the graphical interface.
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  7. Smash

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    Remove the 2D graphics and you wouldn't notice it was 08.
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  8. Deuce Wayne

    Deuce Wayne Damnit, I cant find my driving moccasins anywhere!

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    It's the same way with all other versions. There are no changes. Well, maybe a few that'd go unnoticed without them highlighting them. Like gang tackles! Whoo! What a big deal that is!
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  9. Slackmaster

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    Well, I have a copy of it for PC.

    I have never played any of the previous versions on any platform.

    The graphics being the same doesn't concern me, as I am using a 2005 graphics card.

    However, the stupidity of a few things with the interface are killing any enjoyment of the game for me.

    At first, I thought it was just a "learning curve" thing, and as I learned to control the game, my frustrations would ease.

    But no, that is not the case apparently.

    As an old school shooter player, mouse and keyboard is the way to go for me.
    With one hand on each, I can play FPS games, so Madden should be easy enough.

    Unfortunately, with "Mouse and keyboard" selected, I can't configure keys to duplicate mouse gesture functions. This is just plain stupid.

    I can't find a way to call a "fair catch" either. The web says something about "triangle button" which is obviously for a game controller. I should be able to open up the "mouse and keyboard" screen, and assign whatever key on the keyboard it is convenient for me to hit, just like every other configurable FPS has done for the last 15 years.

    And the matter of hitting the escape key to pause, but hitting it again does not resume. It makes me wonder what kind of primates they used to playtest this version.

    And then there is the matter of simple play calls like QB keepers and "going for it" on 4th and inches. The screen will let me fake a FG attempt pass, but will not seem to make it obvious how to call a QB keeper, or keep the offense at the line. When I tell it to use a standard formation on 4th, it still gives me kicker and holder in the personnel group.

    So, this had a play value of about a day for me, and sours me on the franchise and publisher.

    I would figure there should be easy answers for these problems, and if they can be directed my way, I would appreciate it.
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  10. Fry

    Fry Hatin' is what I do.

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    does anyone else fumble A LOT in this game, or is it just me? i dont know how many times i've fumbled online.
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