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NCAA Football 10 demo is up

Discussion in 'Gaming Forum' started by dolfan32323, Jun 18, 2009.

  1. dolfan32323

    dolfan32323 ty xphinfanx

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    NCAA demo is up on XBL... dont know about PS3, just letting my brothers and sisters know :up: Also, The BIGS 2 demo is up
     
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  2. mor911

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    woot thanks!
     
  3. Big E

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    You downloading it now?
     
  4. dolfan32323

    dolfan32323 ty xphinfanx

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    Downloading NCAA 10 as we speak it's a pretty big demo.. about 1.5 gigs if I remember. I'll post my thoughts once I try it out, although if FCS isn't in the game this year I will probably pass.
     
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    Downloading now.
     
  6. dolfan32323

    dolfan32323 ty xphinfanx

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    Well just fired it up and havent played yet (exploring the menus).

    I love this...
    "New to NCAA football 10 are field goal nets, windsocks on the uprights, regular and pennant style flags around the stadiums, and camera flashes in the crowd."

    Well, took EA long enough to put those in. This was in the "college atmosphere section" and made me laugh. I'll get playing now.

    Also looks like the recruiting from NCAA 07 still isn't option. I missed that simple recruiting.
     
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  7. Stitches

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    My internet is being slow and finicky, so mine is at like 27%. Blah.
     
  8. dolfan32323

    dolfan32323 ty xphinfanx

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    Thoughts:

    Well the jersey customization options are pretty cool. You can choose from a preset or change indivually the helmet, jersey, pants, socks, and shoes. I don't know if this was in NCAA 09 as I stuck with 08 instead.

    The stadium its played in is Landshark and EA STILL has the old scoreboards up.... inexcusable really.

    The band on the field is pretty cool and is a nice touch so far. Crowd's look the same as my version (08) and the opening coing toss part is still nothing impressive. So far really looks like a dressed up version of 08.

    Now for some gameplay...
    I like how you can call for a gameplan (aggressive, balanced, or conservative)and can actually very specific on what you want done on both sides of the ball, pretty cool.

    I like the camera angle as it is a little zoomed in... and the cheerleaders are definitely better.

    The new player lock feature is pretty solid also allowing you to focus in as one player (camera pans in behind you). It really is like the mode where you take your player from HS thru college, same view.

    Game has been pretty fluid but I hate how you have to use the right stick to shed blockers has a D Lineman... seems so silly since you have to take your finger of the tackle button.

    Tackling is much better.

    I threw an interception and there is thing where you choose what play the D ran to gain back composure, no opinion on that.

    The Gators O-Line seems to be unable to block Oklahoma, lol.

    I like when you score a TD your team can have the cheerleaders run across with the flags. The Field Goal nets are sos imple its ridiculous they havent been in there for all these years.

    Overall thoughts:

    Game plays pretty well, seems like superman linebackers have been removed. The crowds still suck and the college atmopshere just isnt there for me. Why do the crowds and logos in the crowd all look so ****ty? This is the 4th NCAA on this system, no excuse for it really. So yeah the game plays well and it is a good game but still there are some things that EA really needs to do make this an elite game. Also, bring FCS teams back :lol:
     
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  9. Stitches

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    The Composure "mini-game" was there last year, and could be helpful if you had a young QB.

    I'll be glad if super linebackers are gone.
     
  10. dolfan32323

    dolfan32323 ty xphinfanx

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    Ah thanks I thought it wasn't sure. My linebacker had one INT but it was a normal one as he didn't jump 20 feet into the air.
     
  11. dolfan32323

    dolfan32323 ty xphinfanx

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    Blocking is alos really much improved.. I had a clean sack and the RB came over and made a nice block on me
     
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  12. Clark Kent

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    kinda fun. should be interesting to see what translates to madden 10.
     
  13. Big E

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    I love the NCAA series. I cant play Madden anymore.....this games gameplay is what Madden should be, IMO.
     
  14. Clark Kent

    Clark Kent Fighter of the Nightman

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    I hope you're joking... 1). Because we need you for online franchise! and 2). Madden fixed a whole lot of **** this year. Don't give up until you play the demo. a pre order from gamestop gets you a 5 min quarters for the demo too (plus steelers and cards, without the GS PO you get 2 min between cowboys and giants).
     
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  15. Clark Kent

    Clark Kent Fighter of the Nightman

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    Oh.. and the wr/te still drop everything... gay.
     
  16. Big E

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    well ok...I will prob. play the new one...:shifty:
     
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  17. Clark Kent

    Clark Kent Fighter of the Nightman

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    no instant replay sucks... I want to watch the gameplay. Sam Bradford kicks Tebow's *** in this game. A lot of penalties too.
     
  18. Clark Kent

    Clark Kent Fighter of the Nightman

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    spin move sucks now too...

    wow... Lost in OT 24-21. LAME. Kickers suck in this game.
     
  19. mor911

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    every year they say that... Every year it's the same teleporting defenders.
     
  20. CitizenSnips

    CitizenSnips hmm.

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    madden has sucked since it jumped to next gen.
     
  21. Clark Kent

    Clark Kent Fighter of the Nightman

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    Normally i would agree with you. However, they've shown a bunch of stuff on their blog. Ian cummings has been over on some message board wheeling and dealing with fans. I think they've made some legit changes and we'll get a superior game to 09 in every way. They've never gone through this many changes. I don't believe it's a big roster update this time.

    I could be wrong, but we'll wait and see. Hater. :tongue2::hi5:
     
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  22. sking29

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    Is Mor a Hater or Realist...I say Realist. :wink2:
     
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  23. dolfan32323

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    I thought the game plays more fluid and is fun but I most likely won't buy it... I need FCS teams for me to make this purchase. I just look at NCAA 06 and can't justifying another version of the game.
     
  24. mor911

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    I am definitely hating on Madden. It doesn't deserve the love or the sales figures it generates. I guess when you're the only show in town, you'll make the numbers. Until they release something that's worth $60 (more than the gimmicks and supposed fixes to 3 year old issues), EA sports get's no love from Mor.
     
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  25. Clark Kent

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    I'm up 17-0 right now... I returned an INT and the 2nd half kickoff for TD. My offense didn't have enough time to score a TD before the end of the half. Pretty fun so far.

    Not a huge fan of the close line tackle animations. But atleast blocking is solid all around. If there's a guy running after you, someone is trying to get to that guy to throw a block. I hate NCAA passing and catching, so it's no surprise i'm not a fan of that in NCAA 10.

    However the option is fun. the controls on D are different from madden so I'm having a bit of trouble with them. But so far it's OK. Man to man is real solid, but zone is leaving something to be desired.

    open field moves are garbage...
     
  26. CitizenSnips

    CitizenSnips hmm.

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    the worst part of it is this, we're dolphins fans, and even the idea of using the wildcat seems like a stupid feature in madden to me. It just looks like it can be exploited and overused by every team in the league.
     
  27. Stitches

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    Ok, played the demo. I had it on ps3 last year, but the demo I played is 360.

    Likes
    - Defensive line play: I actually feel engaged to the blocker and that I have a chance to work by, rather then hoping to get by with just speed. Putting hands up in the lane seems more natural
    - Tackling animations are pretty slick
    - Smooth feel to gameplay, very fluid (better than last year which I thought was best yet on this gen)
    - Defensive back play seems more natural, nowhere near as superhuman
    - Coverages seem to play out well (better AI?)
    - "Strategy:" pick between aggresive, balanced, and safe
    - First hit doesn't always bring you down

    Dislikes:
    - Short as hell: Couldn't get a feel for my offense until end of the 3rd, when I was finally able to score
    - Florida seems unstoppable: On both sides they just seemed better than Oklahoma
    - Running: Maybe this had to do with playing Florida, but I couldn't get a run over a yard, and guys were always in the backfield
    - No instant replay: got sacked one time, no clue how the guy got in and couldn't check
     
  28. sking29

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    In other words no reason to get 2010.
     
  29. Stitches

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    ??

    It seemed better than last years gameplay-wise. I'm certain Online Dynasty will be better, which is the main reason I'm getting it.
     
  30. sking29

    sking29 What it takes to be cool

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    The reason I said that is because there seems not to be enough improvements to justify a new buy, like I figured. Now incremental improvement isn't enough to sway me but the Online Dynasties could impress and I will wait for the official reviews on that.
     
  31. Clark Kent

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    Oklahoma has a big advantage with Bradford. I can throw deep with him and can't with Tebow. Although Tebow is sick as hell in the option plays. But yeah, running sucks.
     
  32. Clark Kent

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    It's not like they would get your sale revenue anyway :lol: I hear what you're saying and agree. Ever since 2004-5, Madden has been sub par at best. after reviewing their online blog, I'm hopeful this year will be the madden we're hoping for. At least to a large extent.
     
  33. CitizenSnips

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    as sad as it is, the only REAL reason to buy the new game every year is the new players. As an LSU fan, im extremely excited to play as some of the new 5 star recruits they brought in this year.
     
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  34. CitizenSnips

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    Florida is a tank in that game. I get real sick of playing them in the SEC. As a fan in real life and gamer.
     
  35. Get Up And Go

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    Aww...poor baby:tongue2:

    j/k
     
  36. High Definition

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    I'll buy this like I always do, but the fact that EA didn't add Pro Tak and the enhanced presentation features from Madden 10 to NCAA 10 is a bonehead move, IMO. Almost takes the fun away from me... why not have the same features in terms of game play and presentation in both games? It's FOOTBALL.
     
  37. CitizenSnips

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    two completely different teams making the games. Thats why ncaa's fun and maddens not.
     
  38. sking29

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    My question is why in the demo does every tackle involve a throw down instead of a tackle?
     
  39. CitizenSnips

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    hey man, i love when LSU and Florida play. (except when Jarrett Lees LSUs Qb...)
     
  40. Skywalker

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    Reading this thread, it sounds like I'll just once again stick to playing NCAA '06 on my PS2 :up:
     

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