NFL Tour

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NFL Tour
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Playstation 3 Cover
Basic Information
Type(s)
Video Game
EA Tiburon
EA Sports
Football
Blu-ray
DVD
Gamepad
PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360
Retail Features
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Ratings
This title has been rated E by the ESRB
CanadaUnited StatesMexico North American Release Date(s)
PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360
January 82008
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NFL Tour is an arcade football video game. It was released on January 8, 2008. It was developed under the EA Sports BIG division of EA Sports, which is also responsible for such titles as SSX, NBA Street, NFL Street, and the FIFA Street games. The game could be considered a successor to the NFL Street franchise but converted to the new hardware (PS3 / Xbox 360). Trey Wingo from ESPN is the game's voice announcer.

Cover[edit | edit source]

In 2007, a fan vote decided which NFL player would be on the game's cover. The candidates were:

Shawne Merriman was named the cover athlete.

Soundtrack[edit | edit source]

Reception[edit | edit source]

The game received mostly negative reviews.

Aaron Thomas of gamespot.com[1] said that "NFL Tour would have made a great arcade game, but as a console game, it's simply too shallow to hold your interest for long." He complained that the game suffered from being "light on game modes," and lack of "depth." He scored the game a 5/10. Ultimately, he concluded that "If you're cool with spending $40 on a few hours of entertainment--go to town, but don't say you weren't warned. However, if you don't like wasting money, take a pass on this one altogether and pick up an old copy of NFL Street (or even NFL Blitz) if you need an arcade football fix."

Jeff Haynes of ign.com[2] said "For a title that's being shown on the two most powerful console systems available, the game doesn't really take advantage of the visual capabilities of either one." Of the game's playability, he said "Missing tricks, gamebreakers and character progression or squad creation, this is an incredibly weak NFL title. At least you don't have to shake the controller for reversals." He ultimately scored the game a 4.7/10. Haynes concluded that "The largest draw of playing the game is the multiplayer. Otherwise, if you manage to go through the Tour mode once, you're not going to touch this game again."