News: More football simulations from EA.
EA today announced another entry in their NFL Coach series when they revelaed NFL Head Coach 09 for the Xbox 360 and PS3. They didn't announce a release date, but it likely will ship alongside Madden NFL 09 in the summer.
Like the Madden series, NFL Head Coach 09 is being developed by EA Tiburon and the "cover athlete" will be Tony Dungy, coach of the Indianapolis Colts.
Here's what EA has in store for NFL Head Coach 09:
NFL Head Coach 09 provides a complete NFL experience, offering a variety of different ways to control an NFL franchise, on and off the field, in-season and off-season. With strategic game planning features, NFL Head Coach 09 places gamers in the coach's seat by allowing gamers to comprehensively scout the opponent, build playbooks, and develop a team that will adapt to the philosophy and system of an NFL franchise.
The sideline is your playing field in NFL Head Coach 09 - gamers can make adjustments to plays and game strategies in an instant. The outcome of every game depends on game-time decisions made on the sideline. Success depends on proper preparation and knowledge of the opposing teams' strategies, as well as expert and timely play calling.
"In NFL Head Coach 09, the gamer has complete control of their franchise's destiny,? says NFL Head Coach 09 Executive Producer Jeremy Strauser. ?From draft day to game day, the gamers' decisions impact their team's success and make or break a team's road to the Super Bowl."
We'll have more on NFL Head Coach 09 soon.