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Madden NFL 2004

Not Rentable
Also on:PS2, GBA, GC
GF Rating
8.0

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Gameplay Controls

Madden NFL 2004

MENU CONTROLS
Directional Pad Up/Down = Highlight menu item, Left/Right = Change highlighted item
Left Thumbstick Up/Down = Highlight menu item, Left/Right = Change highlighted item
A Button Select/Go to next screen
B Button Cancel/Return to previous screen
X Button (hold down) = Help menu, X Button + Left Trigger or Right Trigger = Change music track
Start Select/Go to next screen
Back Cancel/Return to previous screen

GENERAL GAMEPLAY
Start Pause game
Back Call timeout

PLAY SELECTION
Directional Pad Up/Down = Cycle formations, Left/Right = Cycle sets (when available)
Left Thumbstick Up/Down = Cycle formations, Left/Right = Cycle sets (when available)
A Button Select sets and formations, Directional Button Up/Down or Left Thumbstick Up/Down then A Button = Select play
B Button Directional Button Up/Down or Left Thumbstick Up/Down then B Button = Select play
X Button Directional Button Up/Down or Left Thumbstick Up/Down then X Button = Select play

KICKING
A Button Start kick meter/Kick the ball

OFFENSE
Directional Pad Move player
Left Thumbstick Move player
A Button Snap the ball, Passing: Bring up passing icons (when Passing mode is set to NORMAL), Throw the ball
B Button Throw the ball
X Button Throw the ball
Left Trigger Throw the ball
Right Trigger Throw the ball

DEFENSE
Directional Pad Move player
Left Thumbstick Move player
A Button Switch player
B Button Switch player
X Button Dive

PLAYMAKER - OFFENSE (BEFORE THE SNAP)
Right Thumbstick Left/Right = Switch the direction of a running play, Left/Right or Up/Down = Hot Route primary receiver on a passing play

PLAYMAKER - OFFENSE (AFTER THE SNAP)
Right Thumbstick Up/Down or Left/Right = Guide the nearest blocker (on a run play), right thumbstick in any direction = Direct the nearest receiver (on a pass play)

PLAYMAKER DEFENSE (BEFORE THE SNAP)
Right Thumbstick Left/Right = Cheat the secondary to one side

PLAYMAKER - DEFENSE (AFTER THE SNAP)
Right Thumbstick Down (immediately after the snap) = Cheat against the run, Up (immediately after the snap) = Cheat against the long pass

OFFENSE (BEFORE THE SNAP)
Left Thumbstick (click) Quiet Crowd
A Button Snap the ball
B Button Fake snap
X Button X Button then X Button = Call an audible, X Button then White Button = Run original play (after selecting an audible), X Button then Black Button = Flip play (at the line of scrimmage)
Y Button Cancel an audible (before selecting an audible)
Black Button + Direction Pad = Coach's cam (View receiver routes)
Back Call timeout

RUNNING
Directional Pad Move player / Run
Left Thumbstick Move player / Run
A Button Sprint
B Button Spin
X Button Dive, (tap) Slide, (hold) Dive (QB)
Y Button Jump/Hurdle
Left Trigger Stiff arm left/Right
Right Trigger + Direction Pad Right or Left Thumbstick Right = Juke left/right

PASSING
A Button Bring up passing Icons (when Passing mode is set to NORMAL), Pass to the receiver with corresponding icon
B Button Pass to the receiver with corresponding icon
X Button Pass to the receiver with corresponding icon
Y Button Toggle passing Icons OFF/ON
White Button Throw ball away (while passing icons are up)
Black Button Pump fake
Left Trigger Pass to the receiver with corresponding icon
Right Trigger Pass to the receiver with corresponding icon

RECEIVING
A Button Control intended receiver
B Button Sprint
X Button Dive for pass
Y Button Jump for pass

BLOCKING
A Button Switch to closest blocker/receiver
B Button Sprint/Engage block
X Button Dive

AFTER THE PLAY
A Button Bypass cutscene, (hold) Hurry players to the line
B Button Spike ball
X Button (hold) Fake spike ball
Y Button No huddle
Left Trigger + Right Trigger = Instant replay (before playcalling screen appears)
Right Trigger + Left Trigger = = Instant replay (before playcalling screen appears)

DEFENSE (BEFORE THE SNAP)
Directional Pad Reposition player
Left Thumbstick Reposition player, (click) Pump up crowd (LB only)
A Button Cycle through defenders, Call an audible
B Button Cycle through defenders, Call an audible
X Button X Button then White Button = Reset original play (after calling an audible), X Button then Black Button = Flip play
Y Button Cancel an audible (before selecting an audible), Y Button then Directional Pad Up/Down or Left/Right = Call a coverage audible, Y Button then White Button = Reset coverage
Black Button Coach's cam
Left Trigger Left Trigger then Directional Button Up, Down, Left or Right = Defensive line shift, Left Trigger then White Button = Reset defensive line shift, Call an audible
Right Trigger Right Trigger then Directional Button Up, Down, Left or Right = Linebacker shift, Right Trigger then White Button = Reset linebacker shift, Call an audible
Back Call timeout

DEFENSE (AFTER THE SNAP)
Directional Pad Move player
Left Thumbstick Move player
A Button Control player nearest to the ball
B Button Sprint
X Button Dive
Y Button Jump
Left Trigger Spin move left/right (engaged)
Right Trigger Swim move left/right (engaged)
Back Strip ball (not engaged)

KICKING GAME
Directional Pad Direction/Elevation of kick
Left Thumbstick Direction/Elevation of kick
A Button Stop Kick Meter upswing (power), Stop Kick Meter downswing (accuracy), (hold down) Delay the kick (Kickoff only), Call an audible
B Button Call an audible
X Button X Button and then X Button = Call an audible, X Button then White Button = Reset play, X Button then Black Button = Flip play
Y Button Cancel an audible (before selecting an audible)
Left Trigger Call an audible
Right Trigger Call an audible
Back Call timeout

KICKOFF/PUNT RETURNING
Directional Pad Move return man
Left Thumbstick Move return man
A Button Switch players
Y Button Fair catch (while controlling the return man)