A lot or a little?
The parents' guide to what's in this game.
What parents need to know
Parents need to know that Madden NFL 25 is a sports simulation that tries to model all aspects of pro football from play calling to running, passing, defending, and tackling to team management. There isn't any controversial content built into the game, but be aware that kids who play online with a headset microphone can engage in voice chat and might hear profanity and other inappropriate words or discussions.
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What's it about?
Is it any good?
Talk to your kids about ...
Families can talk about the fact that Madden NFL comes out every year like clockwork. Is it fair to pay the same price year after year for a few new features and new rosters?
Are professional athletes positive role models? Should they be expected to be?
Which sport do you think makes the best video game experience? Why do you think that is? Is that sport also your favorite to play outside of a video game?
- Platforms: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
- Subjects: Language & Reading: following directions
Science: momentum, motion, physics
- Skills: Thinking & Reasoning: decision-making, prediction, strategy
- Price: $59.99
- Available online? Available online
- Developer: EA Sports
- Release date: August 27, 2013
- Genre: Sports
- Topics: Sports and Martial Arts, Great Boy Role Models
- ESRB rating: E for N/A
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