NCAA Football 13 PlayStation 3

User Score
4.1

Generally unfavorable reviews- based on 34 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 14 out of 34
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 34
  3. Negative: 20 out of 34
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  1. Jul 16, 2012
    8
    The lack of updated uniforms, shady graphics, no update on Team Builder, and the deletion of exporting rosters to Madden has ruined this once great franchise for me. Until these issues are fixed, NCAA Football has lost me as a buyer.
  2. Jul 19, 2012
    8
    I was skeptical at first, seeing as most of the presentation is very similar to NCAA 12. However, after playing for a while I have really grown to like the game play alot, the (slightly)new recruiting system, and the (slightly)new passing system. The game play isn't all that different, but the improvements that were made seem to make the game very enjoyable. Definitely could have beenI was skeptical at first, seeing as most of the presentation is very similar to NCAA 12. However, after playing for a while I have really grown to like the game play alot, the (slightly)new recruiting system, and the (slightly)new passing system. The game play isn't all that different, but the improvements that were made seem to make the game very enjoyable. Definitely could have been better, but I still really enjoy this game. Expand
  3. Aug 13, 2012
    9
    NCAA Football 13 is, in my opinion, a good game and a purchase I do not regret. A former football player myself, I have no issue with the mechanics or aesthetics of the game; in fact, the game is so complex and nuanced that folks who don't have a deep understanding of the game of football may be overwhelmed or frustrated when they first try to play. The question potential buyers need toNCAA Football 13 is, in my opinion, a good game and a purchase I do not regret. A former football player myself, I have no issue with the mechanics or aesthetics of the game; in fact, the game is so complex and nuanced that folks who don't have a deep understanding of the game of football may be overwhelmed or frustrated when they first try to play. The question potential buyers need to ask themselves is if they CAN enjoy this game. If all you have is a basic, rudimentary understanding of football you may be disappointed; this is NOT the fault of the game. If, however, you understand formations and enjoy making coverage adjustments pre-snap, I don't believe you'll find this game too challenging to enjoy. Collapse
  4. Aug 13, 2012
    9
    NCAA Football 13 is, in my opinion, a good game and a purchase I do not regret. A former football player myself, I have no issue with the mechanics or aesthetics of the game; in fact, the game is so complex and nuanced that folks who don't have a deep understanding of the game of football may be overwhelmed or frustrated when they first try to play. The question potential buyers need toNCAA Football 13 is, in my opinion, a good game and a purchase I do not regret. A former football player myself, I have no issue with the mechanics or aesthetics of the game; in fact, the game is so complex and nuanced that folks who don't have a deep understanding of the game of football may be overwhelmed or frustrated when they first try to play. The question potential buyers need to ask themselves is if they CAN enjoy this game. If all you have is a basic, rudimentary understanding of football you may be disappointed; this is NOT the fault of the game. If, however, you understand formations and enjoy making coverage adjustments pre-snap, I don't believe you'll find this game too challenging to enjoy. Collapse
Metascore
79

Generally favorable reviews - based on 9 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 7 out of 9
  2. Negative: 0 out of 9
  1. Playstation Official Magazine UK
    Sep 16, 2012
    60
    There's just not enough improvement upon last year for me to recommend this. [Oct 2012, p.114]
  2. Aug 6, 2012
    80
    By no means is NCAA 13 a bad game. It's just that it is not a substantial update given the annual cycle. I wish there was more to keep coming back to. Last year blew my socks off, this year, I still have my shoes on.
  3. Playstation: The Official Magazine (US)
    Aug 1, 2012
    90
    Still, EA Tiburon delivers a game that might finally challenge Madden for the gridiron crown. [Sept 2012, p.86]