NFL Blitz Pro Xbox

Metascore
71

Mixed or average reviews - based on 14 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 6 out of 14
  2. Negative: 1 out of 14
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  1. A cautious step in a new direction for Midway - pushing the series forward while still staying within sight of what gives Blitz its appeal is a tight line to walk, and for the most part, it hasn't turned out as well with NFL Blitz Pro as it did with "NHL Hitz Pro."
  2. Xbox Nation Magazine
    70
    The new formula succeeds partially, but football maniacs are advised to look elsewhere for a more satisfying gridiron experience. [Mar 2004, p.80]
  3. The inclusion of half-hearted simulation elements and toned down arcade gameplay result in Blitz Pro turning into a watered down shadow of its former self. Hopefully next year’s version will restore some glory to this now tarnished franchise.
  4. Electronic Gaming Monthly
    67
    Still a user-friendly pigskin experience with lightning-fast over-the-top gameplay. Yet I'm forced to throw a penalty flag at the lack of big passing plays I've come to love from this franchise. [Nov 2003, p.172]
  5. Similar to "Hitz Pro," Blitz Pro is a combination of arcade and simulation styles. Unfortunately, this combination doesn't work nearly as well as its NHL predecessor, and, while the end result can be fun, overall it's a pretty big leap backward for the Blitz series.
  6. The gamers who are all about gameplay and who could care less about fantasy drafts and eleven players a side aren’t going to be too impressed.
  7. 70
    A game that just doesn't fit in. Out of the box it's not as fun as its predecessors, and nowhere near as deep or engaging as Madden or ESPN.

Awards & Rankings

User Score
6.6

Mixed or average reviews- based on 8 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 3 out of 5
  2. Negative: 1 out of 5
  1. BlueFalcon
    Nov 10, 2004
    7
    I love the Blitz series, but really think it was a mistake to move towards realism. The field feels way too crowded with the regulation # of I love the Blitz series, but really think it was a mistake to move towards realism. The field feels way too crowded with the regulation # of players. Included here are some great new bonus modes too. Full Review »
  2. StevenS.
    Dec 13, 2003
    10
    This game is kicken.
  3. ChuckE.
    Dec 9, 2003
    0
    Blitz with rules? What were those guys thinking...*tear* I miss the N64 format.