The lights are on
Pageantry and tradition are huge parts of college football, and they are something that has been largely missing in past iterations of EA Sports' NCAA Football series. This year's game attempts to bring more of that to fans via team-specific pre-game entrances.
Last year's Madden game upped that franchise's presentation greatly, and now NCAA Football 11 is trying to do that in its own unique way. Many college teams have traditional rituals or objects that mark their pre-game preparations or entrances. Tennessee players touch a sign that reads, "I will give my all for Tennessee today!" before they step onto the field. Ohio State players lock arms as they run out. These kind of team-specific touches are being created for the game, and designer Greg Heddlesten has a new blog outlining some of the entrances and pre-game rituals for NCAA Football 11. Head over there and you can not only check out video more of these in action, but you'll also get a behind-the-scenes look at how the development team created the Miami Hurricane's entrance.
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This will make the game THAT much better...but then...it's about time!
sweet. they're almost where they were 6 years ago!
I usually only buy sports games once every 4 or 5 years, but it's looking like this one is going to be a big step forward. Count me in.
That sounds really cool, and the graphics are good.
Finally, some life in NCAA!!!
it looks so realistic but i won't be picking this one up... since i can wait 6 months for the next one
So in keeping with the pageantry and tradition of college football, will Florida's QB cry after every loss?
They better have the Seminole Spear Throw at the beginning of 'Noles home games. That would be sweet.
I finally get a decent Miss. State team it's been a while
This is an awesome touch. Adding a little atmosphere to normally sterile and procedural football games is long overdue.
Is EA going to implement this feature for every team in the game? It would add some incetive to play the lesser-knowns and the also-rans.
Hopefully there will be an actual celebration if you win the national title.
This game will be better than last year's!
Cool, not much of a sports fan though, cool nonetheless though.
i cant wait
Good one, Ghostpig.
Also, it's all about The U!
interesting, havent bought a EA football game in a couple, might change mind this year
hmm i think ill wait for NCAA 2025 lol i thnk they will have things right buy then lol jk jk jk
so, another thing that will get old after like the 10th home game you play. Why don't they just concentrate on gameplay?
ROAD TO GLORY!? fix that!