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John Madden Football
Game Code: JM Genre: Sports / Football
US Title: John Madden Football US Publisher: Electronic Arts
Japan Title: not released in Japan Japan Publisher: -
Title in Kanji: Title in Kana:
European Title: Not released in Europe Europe Publisher: -
Developer: Electronic Arts Players: 1-2 (simultaneously)
Accessories: none Special Chips: none
Save: battery

John Madden Football was one of the first football sims, and really it shows its age. The gameplay is slow and jerky, and the graphics are just bad.


Cartridge label information

Region Country Serial Code notes Scan
Americas USA SNS-JM-USA regular release link

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PCB Information

ROM Chip ID Region Known Man. Dates PCB Type CIC SRAM Decoder/ Logic Circuit Special Chips
SNS-JM-0 (front) USA ? SHVC-1A0N-01 D411 There is no decoder chipThere are no special chips
SNS-JM-0 (front) USA 9141 SHVC-1A0N-01 D411 There is no decoder chipThere are no special chips

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Box information

Region Country Serial Code Notes Front Scan Back Scan
Americas USA SNS-JM-USA regular release link link

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Published Review Scores

Nintendo Power (Rob) Publication date:
January 1992
Issue: 32 Page: 102
Graphics and Sound: 3.5/5 Play Control: 3.0/5 Challenge: 3.5/5 Theme and Fun: 4.0/5
Nintendo Power (George) Publication date:
January 1992
Issue: 32 Page: 102
Graphics and Sound: 4.0/5 Play Control: 3.0/5 Challenge: 3.5/5 Theme and Fun: 3.5/5
Nintendo Power Publication date:
January 1992
Issue: 32 Page: 102
Graphics and Sound: 3.6/5 Play Control: 2.7/5 Challenge: 3.6/5 Theme and Fun: 3.6/5

Bibliography

  • Nintendo Power, Pak Watch - Gossip Galore (indicates JMF as well as other EA Sports games are in development), Publication date: November 1991, Volume: 30, Pages: 97
  • Nintendo Power, Now Playing Review - Rob and George, Publication date: January 1992, Volume: 32, Pages: 102
  • Nintendo Power, Review, Publication date: January 1992, Volume: 32, Pages: 103
  • Nintendo Power, Pak Watch (preview), Publication date: February 1992, Volume: 33, Pages: 111

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