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NCAA Football 05



A good all-around game for kids and families.

What parents need to know

Positive messages

Fans can act pretty rowdy...

Violence's a contact sport! There are injuries...

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Drinking, drugs, & smoking
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Parents Need to Know

Parents need to know that this football strategy game minimizes child frustration in two ways -- one is that there is an excellent "ask the coach" feature to help with plays, and the second is that the teams can be made humorous by having mascot heads instead of human heads.

What's it about?

This is the first NCAA Football offered not just for Playstation 2 or Nintendo GameCube but for Xbox as well. Besides the standard features of game play and strategy, a key component in this game is how the fans react to teams as the atmosphere in the stadium directly affects how well the players do. Other features help you to find mismatched players and use that information to your advantage (Match-up stick).

Is it any good?


Fan celebrations for big plays exist -- like the Gator Chomp and the Texas Hook 'Em Horns -- and the action can get pretty rowdy.

Families can talk about...

  • Families can talk about good sportsmanship. Because the teams respond to how enthusiastic the fans are, you might also want to discuss what happens when people are under pressure to perform.

Game details

Platforms:PlayStation 2, Xbox
Available online?Not available online
Developer:Electronic Arts
Release date:August 17, 2004
Topics:Sports and martial arts
ESRB rating:E

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Kid, 8 years old January 9, 2009

really cool

ncaa football 05 is a game tat propably everyone can play it is not too violent just tackling.
Kid, 12 years old April 9, 2008

it's good

Me and my brother where hooked on this game. It takes time to get good and it also takes thinking. The thinking are things suchas if you favor one reciver the defence will cover him tightly or if you keep running the same play the defence will use a play that's good against what you're doing. This game will not get boring there are many diffrent things you can do such as create a school. If your looking for a good college sports game this is a good game.
Teen, 17 years old Written byBigbillyboy August 18, 2012

I love this game!

I was at my friends house.We were bored so we played this game on his XBOX 360.It was a lot of fun! I wasn't bored while playing this game at ALL!


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