The college football season is underway as NCAA(R) Football 2005 hits store shelves today, from Electronic Arts (Nasdaq:ERTS). Last year, NCAA Football 2004 sold more than one million copies and was the second best-selling football game in North America behind Madden NFL 2004. NCAA Football 2005 marks the first EA SPORTS(TM) title on Xbox Live(TM).
For the first time in a football videogame, the game day atmosphere around the field and in the stadium will affect the players on the field in NCAA Football 2005. Visiting teams will have to fight crowd noise when calling plays while home teams can play off of the thunderous support from their fans. Featuring the Top 25 Toughest Places to Play, players can compete in the most elite stadiums across the country including LSU's "Death Valley," "The Swamp" at Florida, Michigan's "Big House," and Nebraska's "Sea of Red."
News source: PlanetGameCube