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Loaded with unparalleled advancements in gameplay and presentation, "ESPN NFL Football" delivers the complete NFL experience. Offering a new level of football gaming, "ESPN NFL Football" introduces First Person Football, The Crib and a blockbuster ESPN presentation with ESPN's own Chris Berman!

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  • ESPN Presentation - Chris Berman and new sideline reporter Suzy Kolber headline an updated ESPN presentation complete with an expanded half-time & post-game show, player of the game award, skycam and pass/run analysis.
  • V.I.P. System - After your game, save your friend's profile to compete when he is not available! Learn his tendencies, moves, & logic for more heated battles or play against the profile of coaches around the league to better your skills.
  • ESPN 25th Anniversary Mode - Play those classic NFL situations over the past 25 years including "the immaculate reception," "the catch" and more. Here is your chance to rewrite history! *Always Online - Real-time stats, buddy lists, and friend connection updates all add to our seamless online play for the ultimate online community experience.
  • Maximum Tackle - Experience control like never before as defenders decide whether to go for the basic wrap-up tackle or debilitating big hit. Ball carriers have the ability to break out of tackles for extra yardage at a increased chance of fumbling.
  • New in The Crib - Now you can truly customize your pad with the new points system, allowing you to shop for unique items to style your place. Increase your items by competing against celebs, all you need to do is answer the call!
  • Innovative Franchise Play - Manage the week-to-week preparation of your team including workout schedules, film breakdowns and more as well as watch and react to simulated games. Also new is SportsCenter with Chris Berman anchoring and Mel Kiper and Trey Wingo bringing you the latest happenings around the league.
  • Breakthrough Moves - Dazzling animations such as back of the end zone catches, quarterback evasions, all-new runs, and slips, falls and trips due to real weather changes.
  • The Emotion of the NFL - Frantic turnover reactions, intense first down signals, quick timeout calls on the ground and the ability to manage your own outrageous touchdown celebrations!
  • Updated First Person Football - Our exclusive first person mode steps it up with new camera switching, improved audio, passing control options, and more
  • Your Game, Your Music - Customize the sounds of the game by using your own ripped music to add some true stadium atmosphere.

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Jul 28, 11 5:02am
Very fun and in-depth gameplay with tons to do off the field. I personally like the many jerseys you can choose from. ESPNNFL2K5
Jul 12, 10 8:00am
Most True-to-life presentation and commentary ever in a Football game!A TRUE CLASSIC!!! ESPNNFL2K5
sick among the pure
Nov 11, 05 12:15am
added 18 new screenshots
Dec 23, 04 10:30am

this game is $20 and is REALLY BETTER THAN MADDEN THIS YEAR. if you like selling hot...

Dec 13, 04 4:10pm

Overall I'd say this is the best football game out there for the 2005. It overpowers...

Nov 22, 04 4:14pm

Is this game better than Madden? Can Sega compete with EA Sports. Yes. They obviously...

Oct 14, 04 10:57am

Feels like the real deal, replays, commentary, fans cinematics. This is the ideal game...

Oct 3, 04 6:49pm

This game is overall the best NFL Football game to come out in 2005, and it is only...

Sep 11, 04 1:19pm

ESPN NFL 2K5 delvers near everything that an absolute football junky, and one who...

Aug 22, 04 3:02pm

The Franchise Mode is a lot of fun to play through and the ESPN presentation makes it...

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Release Dates
  • North America: Aug 24, 2004
  • Europe: Jan 28, 2005
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