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  • Summary: The game which revolutionized pro football videogames is back and better than ever, starring new bad boy, Bill Romanowski, as Baltimore Bearcats linebacker Bruno Batagglia, and the return of Lawrence Taylor, as Quentin Sands. Step onto the field with more customizable options than ever before, with new cities, logos, and unlockable players which will help you to create what could be the greatest franchise in League history. Take your team online and dominate your opponents using new offensive and defensive evasion moves, or try and defeat the new all-star teams stacked with the best talent on the field. Get ready for another dramatic season of Blitz and experience The League like never before. [Midway] Expand
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  1. Positive: 7 out of 23
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  1. The perfect arcade football it was on the Xbox and a perfect alternative to the professional licensed titles out there.
  2. As blotchy as it is, it still remains as pure an arcade sports title as you can hope to find.
  3. Even though it's basically a port with some additional features, Blitz still has addictive and intuitive gameplay that you can pick up time and time again.
  4. 70
    Blitz is no work of art. It's quirky, bizarro entertainment that grabs you like a swift kick to the testosterone sack and is best played live with guys in an M-rated atmosphere.
  5. A last-gen game, lazily ported over to the 360. But, on the upside, it's an extremely entertaining last-gen game that takes a different approach to its sport. [Issue 22, p.58]
  6. If you passed on the PS2 or Xbox releases last year, Blitz: The League is definitely worth a look on the 360. If you’ve played the game already, there’s not enough new here to justify a second purchase.
  7. While online play is acceptable, the game does have a number of unlockable achievements, but players can experience all of that over a weekend.

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  1. DavidL.
    Mar 24, 2007
    8
    8? I am not talking about graphics, or enhanced controls, I am talking about fun factor. As many times as I felt shafted by a defense in this game it is addicted. You keep playing it!! EA's counterpart is missing that fun factor despite the other things it has over Midway. Expand
  2. [Anonymous]
    Jan 21, 2007
    8
    Now....there are obvious flaws in this game, but the gameplay is what truly matters and that is why I give it an 8, In order to achieve a higher rank the roster need to be able to be modified deeper, and the online needs some work. Actually....I am surprised this game is getting such low reviews. I play this way more than any Madden football game. It is over the top rightious fun. Collapse
  3. Andyman
    Feb 22, 2007
    7
    The loss of the NFL license is a good thing for this series, but Midway isn't taking the idea far enough. If they'd polish the online play, and add the ability to customize everything, a full draft/trade system, and a play editor, this game would be far more fun to play than the "new year, same game" Madden series. Hopefully, Blitz sold well enough to merit a sequel with the improvements I mentioned above... but somehow I'm doubting it'll happen. Expand