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fifavips.net is one of the best in-game currency & items supplier, game article and guide will be updated everyday. The Madden series is just like FIFA - a yearly update, minor tweaks here and there, generally the same thing over and over again.

But this year’s effort has seen the most substantial overhaul in years to the American football simulator.

And the resulting gamer is a must-have for fans of the sport, and a real contender for those unfamiliar to Madden and the game itself in Britain.

The big difference this year, again taking its queue from the Fifa football series’ Journey mode, is Madden’s first-ever story campaign.

And it’s an absolute joy to play.

The Longshot game mode pits you as forgotten college football star Devin Wade, who returns to his hometown three years on from his glory days for one last ‘long shot’ of a chance of making it in the world famous NFL draft.

The story is compelling and is a fully-fleshed out tale when many would have expected it to be a bit of a bolt-on to the real game’s usual online and offline gameplay.

It features a strong cast of actors, including Academy Award-winning actor Mahershala Ali and legendary American footballer Dan Marino, and involves a slow and emotionally-charged climb to glory in an un-putdownable experience well worth the game price alone.

There are multiple endings, and decision making throughout that helps to influence where you character finishes in the game.

There are some bits that simply don’t work, like some of the lacklustre mini games, but overall the Longshot mode is a joy and totally refreshes the Madden experience.

Elsewhere, we have Ultimate Team, a cracking mode for diehard lovers of the spot keen to take their gaming online.

You have to build up your ultimate fantasy team with the use of player cards and there’s tons of multiplayer gaming to be had to be online rivals and create a cracking football squad.

They’ve also introduced team-based web gaming this year, with three pals joining forces to take it in turns as coach or offensive and defensive leaders to make it feel like you’re really involved in team based play.

Another huge difference this year is the move to Electronic Arts famed Frostbite game engine.

The resulting look is incredibly lifelike with realistic player animations never seen before in a Madden title and facial motion capture second to none. If you know your US footballers you’ll recognise them instantly here in all their glory.

And its worth mentioning the stadia and crowds too, the atmosphere in the various grounds is electric and makes you feel like you’re actually there.

The game will keep up to date as the weeks go by with regular player squad and stat changes reflecting the real-life pitchside antics in the NFL.

And the quick match Play Now Live mode is a great way of enjoying a speedy game by playing any of the current week’s real-life games taking place in America.

All the old favourite modes are there too, a career mode where you can try your hand at a full season’s worth of matches to see if you can consistently beat all rivals on the pitch.

Online one-vs-one as well as single player against the computer.

And of course the gameplay has been tweaked here and there, but ultimately doesn’t really differ from previous entries.

There’s tons of game play options in your extensive offensive stats book and playing defensively comes quite intuitively as you vie to take down the quarterbacks and runners.

All in a cracking game, as extensive as its Fifa rival and there’s loads of fun to be had here both in online play and single player.

I only worry this game won’t get the widespread sales it really deserves because the sport is still very niche in Britain.

But hopefully, with word of mouth, a solid UK fan base and time EA will sell a bucket load of Madden 18 games.

They deserve it this year for the mammoth amount of work that’s gone into making and improving this series.




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