Madden NFL 98

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Madden NFL 98
Madden NFL 98 Coverart.png
Developer(s) EA Tiburon
Publisher(s) EA Sports
Series Madden NFL
Platform(s) PlayStation, Sega Saturn, Windows, SNES, Mega Drive/Genesis
Release date(s) PlayStation [1]
  • NA July 31, 1997
  • PAL September, 1997
Windows [2]
  • NA October 31, 1997
SNES [3]
  • NA November, 1997
Saturn & Genesis
1997
Genre(s) Sports
Mode(s) Single player, Multiplayer

Madden NFL 98 is a football video game. It features John Madden on the cover. It was the last version of the Madden series to be released for the SNES, Sega's Genesis, and Saturn platforms as well as the last Madden game to utilize the 2D sprite based in-game models for the players/referee, on 3D playing fields.

The Green Bay Packers had the best team overall in the game with a 95. The worst team overall was the Baltimore Ravens with a score of 71. A 3 way tie between the Dallas Cowboys, the New England Patriots and the Green Bay Packers for the best offense with a perfect score of 100. There is also a 3 way tie for the best defense in the game between the San Francisco 49ers, the Seattle Seahawks and the Green Bay Packers with a score of 97. The San Diego Chargers had the best special teams in the game with a score of 96.

Game modes[edit]

  • Exhibition
  • Season
  • General Manager
  • Remote Play
  • Madden 101

Reception[edit]

GameSpot gave the PC and PlayStation versions 8.8 and 8.1 out of 10, respectively.[4] EGM rated it 9.0.[5]

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