Game database:   #ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ         ALL     Xbox One     PS4     360     PS3     WiiU     Wii     PC     3DS     DS     PS Vita     PSP     iOS     Android


EA's Madden NFL coming to 3DS at launch


9:40 AM on 11.10.2010
EA's Madden NFL coming to 3DS at launch photo



EA Sports has announced that its first title for Nintendo's 3D handheld, the 3DS, will be Madden NFL Football. The game will be available as a launch title for the platform, which will presumably hit North American shelves during the first half of 2011.

EA is calling it a "comprehensive handheld experience," complete with 11-on-11 and 5-on-5 games, and a full season mode. The handheld's 3D capabilities will be pushed with modes like "Spotlight Moments" and "Call Your Shots." The latter is a new feature that will let players use the 3DS touch screen to draw their own plays on-the-fly.

It looks like they're targeting a wide audience with the handheld version, with three types of play calling, including GameFlow, Classic, and Arcade. GameFlow is for sports dummies like me, with the game automatically choosing the best plays. Arcade mode will simplify the options, limiting the playbook, while Classic will give you the full range of choices veterans are accustomed to.

Madden NFL Football
is being developed by EA's North Carolina studio. Not sure how these screenshots EA sent along will translate to the final product, but they're certainly looking impressive for a handheld. What do you think?

EA's Madden NFL coming to 3DS at launch photo
EA's Madden NFL coming to 3DS at launch photo
EA's Madden NFL coming to 3DS at launch photo
EA's Madden NFL coming to 3DS at launch photo
EA's Madden NFL coming to 3DS at launch photo
EA's Madden NFL coming to 3DS at launch photo
EA's Madden NFL coming to 3DS at launch photo
EA's Madden NFL coming to 3DS at launch photo
EA's Madden NFL coming to 3DS at launch photo
EA's Madden NFL coming to 3DS at launch photo
EA's Madden NFL coming to 3DS at launch photo
EA's Madden NFL coming to 3DS at launch photo
EA's Madden NFL coming to 3DS at launch photo
EA's Madden NFL coming to 3DS at launch photo





Comments not appearing? Anti-virus apps like Avast or some browser extensions can cause this.
Easy fix: Add   [*].disqus.com   to your software's white list. Tada! Happy comments time again.

Did you know? You can now get daily or weekly email notifications when humans reply to your comments.






Sports

11:00 AM on 03.10.2015
Review: OlliOlli 2: Welcome to Olliwood

OlliOlli was a pleasant surprise. A year ago, the minimalist skateboarding game materialized out of nowhere, deconstructing the genre and distilling its essence down the barest essentials. It stripped away any traces of exces...more



6:30 PM on 03.04.2015
Madden NFL 15 latest EA Vault addition

EA Access continues to prove itself worthy as Madden NFL 2015 has just been added to the current lineup of available games in the The Vault. It's a shame Sony turned down this service. Despite their concerns, it appears to be providing plenty of value -- at least it would for me.more



10:00 AM on 02.25.2015
Surprise! OlliOlli 2 is coming out next week on PS4 and Vita

The original OlliOlli managed to charm a large number of the Dtoid staff, and a lot of us were looking forward to the sequel -- we just didn't think it would come this soon. According to the developer, OlliOlli 2: Welco...more



View all Sports






Back to Top




All content is yours to recycle through our Creative Commons License permitting non-commercial sharing requiring attribution. Our communities are obsessed with videoGames, movies, anime, and toys.

Living the dream since March 16, 2006

Advertising on destructoid is available: Please contact them to learn more