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Madden NFL 2004

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

88 ratings

Gameplay Controls

Madden NFL 2004

MENU CONTROLS
Control Stick Up/Down = Highlight menu item, Left/Right = Change highlighted item
Control Pad Up/Down = Highlight menu item, Left/Right = Change highlighted item
A Button Select/Go to next screen
B Button Cancel/Return to previous screen
Y Button Help menu, + L Button/R Button = Change music track

GENERAL GAMEPLAY
Z Button + A Button = Call timeout
Start/Pause Pause game

PLAY SELECTION
Control Stick Cycle sets and formations
Control Pad Cycle sets and formations
Right Thumbstick Select sets and formations, Control Pad or Control Stick Up/Down then A Button = Select play
X Button Control Pad or Control Stick Up/Down then X Button = Select play
Y Button Control Pad or Control Stick Up/Down then Y Button = Select play

KICKING
A Button Start kick meter/Kick the ball

OFFENSE
Control Stick Move player
Control Pad Move player
A Button Snap the ball, Passing: Bring up passing icons (when Passing mode is set to NORMAL), Pass to the receiver with matching icon
B Button Pass to the receiver with matching icon
X Button Pass to the receiver with matching icon
L Button Pass to the receiver with matching icon
R Button Pass to the receiver with matching icon

DEFENSE
Control Stick Move player
Control Pad Move player
A Button Switch player
B Button Dive

PLAYMAKER - OFFENSE (BEFORE THE SNAP)
C Stick 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)
C Stick Up, Down, Left or Right = Guide the nearest blocker (on a run play), C Stick in any direction = Direct the nearest receiver (on a pass play)

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

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

OFFENSE (BEFORE THE SNAP)
A Button Snap the ball
B Button Cancel an audible (before selecting an audible), B Button then A Button = Call an audible, B Button then Z Button + L Button = Run original play, B Button then Z Button + R Button = Flip play (at the line of scrimmage)
X Button Fake snap
Z Button Z Button + B Button = Quiet crowd, Z Button + R Button = Coach's cam (with play diagram), Z Button + L Button = Coach's cam (without play diagram), Z Button + A Button = Call timeout

RUNNING
Control Stick Move player / Run
Control Pad Move player / Run
A Button Sprint
B Button Dive, (tap) Slide (QB only)
X Button Spin
Y Button Jump/Hurdle
Z Button Stiff arm/Switch hands
L Button Juke left/right
R Button Juke left/right

PASSING AND RECEIVING
A Button Bring up passing Icons (when Passing mode is set to NORMAL), Pass to the receiver with corresponding icon, Control intended receiver (while ball is airborne)
B Button Pass to the receiver with corresponding icon, Dive for pass
X Button Pass to the receiver with corresponding icon, Sprint
Y Button Toggle passing Icons OFF/ON, Jump for pass
Z Button Pump fake (when passing icons are up), Z Button + Y Button = Throw ball away (while passing icons are up)
L Button Pass to the receiver with corresponding icon
R Button Pass to the receiver with corresponding icon

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

AFTER THE PLAY
A Button Bypass cutscene, (hold) Hurry to line (after play call)
B Button Fake spike ball
X Button Spike ball
Y Button No huddle
L Button + R Button = Instant replay (before playcalling screen appears)
R Button + L Button = Instant replay (before playcalling screen appears)

DEFENSE (BEFORE THE SNAP)
Control Stick Reposition player
Control Pad Reposition player
A Button Cycle through defenders, Call an audible
B Button Cancel an audible (before selecting an audible), B button then A Button = Call an audible, B Button then Z Button + L Button = Reset original (after calling an audible), B Button then Z Button + R Button = Flip play
X Button Cycle through defenders, Call an audible
Y Button Call an audible, Cancel an audible (before selecting an audible), Y Button then Control Pad Up, Down or Right = Call a coverage audible, Y Button then Z Button + L Button = Reset coverage
Z Button Z Button + B Button = Pump up crowd (LB only), Z Button + R Button = Coach's Cam (show play diagram), Z Button + L Button (no play diagram), Z Button + A Button = Call timeout
L Button Call an audible, L Button then Z Button + L Button = Reset defensive line shift, L Button then Control Pad Up, Down, Left or Right = Defensive line shift
R Button Call an audible, R Button then Z Button + L Button = Reset linebacker shift, R Button then Control Pad Up, Down, Left, or Right = Linebacker shift

DEFENSE (AFTER THE SNAP)
Control Stick Move player
Control Pad Move player
A Button Control player nearest to the ball
B Button Dive
X Button Sprint
Y Button Jump
Z Button Strip ball
L Button Spin move left/right (engaged)
R Button Swim move left/right (engaged)

KICKING GAME
Control Stick Direction/Elevation of kick
Control Pad Direction/Elevation of kick
A Button Start Kick MeterStop Kick Meter upswing (power), Stop Kick Meter downswing (accuracy), Delay the kick (Kickoff only), Call an audible
B Button Cancel an audible (before selecting an audible), B Button then A Button = Call an audible, B Button then Z Button + L Button = Reset Play
X Button Call an audible
Z Button + A Button = Call timeout
L Button Call an audible
R Button Call an audible

KICKOFF/PUNT RETURNING
Control Stick Move return man
Control Pad Move return man
A Button Switch players
X Button Switch players
Y Button Fair catch (while controlling the return man)