Madden NFL Football series

Updated: 04/26/2017 by Computer Hope

Madden NFL 96 overview

Madden NFL 96Type: Sport Game
ESRB Rating: Everyone
Release Date: 1995
Developer: Tiburon Entertainment
Publisher: EA Sports

The first Madden NFL for Windows, Madden NFL 96 improves the Artificial Intelligence (AI), hurry-up offense two-minute drills, ability to spike the ball, and better coverage and defense.

Madden NFL 96 also includes secret teams, unlocked by playing one of the 28 pre-expansion NFL teams and winning the Super Bowl with that team.

System Requirements: Microsoft Windows - Apple - Linux

Windows System Requirements
Operating System: MS-DOS 6.0, Windows 3.1, Windows 95
Processor: Intel 486DX 66 MHz
Memory: 4 MB RAM
Graphics Card: VGA graphics, with True Color
Sound Card: Sound Blaster compatible sound card
Hard Drive Space: 15 MB
Drives: 3½″ Floppy Drive or 2X CD-ROM
Controls: Keyboard & Mouse
Joystick/Gamepad optional
Multiplayer: Yes (requirements unknown)

Madden NFL 97 overview

Madden NFL 97Type: Sport Game
ESRB Rating: Everyone
Release Date: 06/06/1997
Developer: EA Tiburon
Publisher: EA Sports

Originally developed and released for Playstation and Sega Saturn, Madden NFL 97 was also released for the PC. It was the first Madden NFL game to use the salary cap system when customizing a team roster.

Madden NFL 97 also added the Baltimore Ravens as a playable team, as well as free agent players that could be traded for and added to another team's roster, then played by using a cheat code.

System Requirements: Microsoft Windows - Apple - Linux

Windows System Requirements
Operating System: Windows 95
Processor: Intel Pentium 60 MHz
Memory: 8 MB RAM
Graphics Card: VGA graphics, 256 colors, 1 MB Video Memory
Sound Card: DirectX compatible sound card
Hard Drive Space: 40 MB
CD/DVD Drive: 2X CD-ROM
Controls: Keyboard & Mouse
Joystick/Gamepad optional
Multiplayer: Yes (requirements unknown)

Madden NFL 98 overview

Madden NFL 98Type: Sport Game
ESRB Rating: Everyone
Release Date: 10/31/1997
Developer: EA Tiburon
Publisher: EA Sports

Madden NFL 98 is the next edition from the previous Madden NFL 97 popular release.

Madden 98 includes a new feature the company calls Liquid AI that improves the knowledge and game play of the computer opponent that you face. While Madden 98 does contain some issues with the AI and standard game play, the game is still a great game for football fans.

System Requirements: Microsoft Windows - Apple - Linux

Windows System Requirements
Operating System: Windows 95
Processor: Intel Pentium 133 MHz
Memory: 16 MB RAM
Graphics Card: VGA graphics, 256 colors
Sound Card: Sound Blaster compatible sound card
Hard Drive Space: 75 MB
CD/DVD Drive: 4X CD-ROM
Controls: Keyboard & Mouse
Joystick/Gamepad optional
Multiplayer: 1-5 players over LAN or Modem connection

Madden NFL 99 overview

Madden NFL 99Type: Sport Game
ESRB Rating: Everyone
Release Date: 09/22/1998
Developer: EA Tiburon
Publisher: EA Sports

Madden NFL 99 is one of the greatest football games out to date. Madden NFL 99 contains some of the best graphics seen with improved super hi-res polygon graphics and new motion captured animation. This game is great for football fans or even general sports fans.

System Requirements: Microsoft Windows - Apple - Linux

Windows System Requirements
Operating System: Windows 95
Processor: Intel Pentium MMX 166 MHz
Memory: 16 MB RAM
Graphics Card: SVGA graphics, High Color, 2 MB Video RAM
Sound Card: Standard sound card
Hard Drive Space: 20 MB
CD/DVD Drive: 4X CD-ROM
Controls: Keyboard & Mouse
Joystick/Gamepad optional
Multiplayer: 1-8 players over LAN, Internet or Serial connection

Madden NFL 2000 overview

Madden NFL 2000Type: Sport Game
ESRB Rating: Everyone
Release Date: 11/16/1999
Developer: EA Tiburon
Publisher: EA Sports

Madden NFL 2000 is the next release of Madden NFL Football video game series. Madden NFL 2000 includes actual scaled player models based on their real-life counterparts. Several additional moves were added as well, such as breakable wrap tackle, dive catching and many more.

System Requirements: Microsoft Windows - Apple - Linux

Windows System Requirements
Operating System: Windows 95, Windows 98
Processor: Intel Pentium 166 MHz
Memory: 16 MB RAM
Graphics Card: SVGA graphics, 256 colors, 800 x 600 resolution
1 MB Video RAM
Sound Card: Standard sound card
Hard Drive Space: 30 MB
CD/DVD Drive: 4X CD-ROM
Controls: Keyboard & Mouse
Joystick/Gamepad optional
Multiplayer: 1-2 players over LAN or Internet connection

Technical Support

Reference Question
Games Full listing of computer game terms, jargon, and slang.
Games All general computer game related Q&A's.
DirectX Microsoft DirectX help and support.
Sound card Sound card help and support.
Video card Video card help and support.
EA Sports EA Sports company and contact information.
CHGAME Basic game troubleshooting.
CH000096 Where can I find cheat codes for my game?
CH000156 I've lost my unique identification number can you give me one?
CH000201 No sound in new game, elsewhere it works fine.
CH000482 Do you have a part, manual, warranty information, refund information, or rebate information?
CH000620 Why is my online game so slow?
CH000789 How do I play my game over the Internet?
Forum If your question is not listed here try our computer help forum.