An arcade-style version of the most popular football video game in the world comes to the Xbox Live Arcade this week in the form of Madden NFL Arcade, available today for 1200 Microsoft Points ($15). Here’s the official word from Microsoft:
Feel the excitement of the NFL with a fun, fast-paced, 5-on-5 football experience. Madden NFL Arcade for Xbox LIVE Arcade brings the 10 best players from each of the 32 NFL teams on offense and defense together to battle it out on the gridiron. No penalties, no clock, just pure adrenaline, as each team has four downs to march 60 yards downfield for the score. Madden NFL Arcade takes everything you love about your favorite NFL stars and stadiums and brings them to life in a fun, high-scoring gridiron battle!
- Arcade-style rules: Take four downs to score on a shortened 60-yard field. With no penalties or game clock and a streamlined playcall system, you’re in for fast-paced, high-scoring games courtesy of the league’s biggest stars. The first team to score 30 points is crowned the Madden NFL Arcade champion!
- Co-op and online game modes: Play cooperatively with up to three other players offline, or go head-to-head online in ranked or unranked games. With online leaderboards and custom match options, tailor your Madden NFL Arcade experience to fit your playing style.
- Game Changers: Take advantage of 13 unique Game Changers to break the game wide open in a single play. Freeze one of your opponent’s players, add extra linemen to sack the QB, turn off your opponent’s passing icons, grant yourself an extra down on offense, and more. With action-packed Game Changers, every play counts.
- Unique art style: Complete with all 32 teams, Madden NFL Arcade has a look and feel that’s matched by no other. Every player and stadium is 100% authentic to the NFL and is injected with an over-the-top personality unique to the game.