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    Official Website: http://www.easports.com/ncaa-football

    Game Description: NCAA Football 14 gives players more control over their fate on the field and as a head coach than ever before. The introduction of Infinity Engine 2 allows you to play true to your team with gameplay tuned with the college game in mind, while new Coach Skills and Power Recruiting create the most engrossing Dynasty experience in a generation. Add in the inclusion of the fan-favorite Ultimate Team mode which includes a number of former NCAA stars, and you have the most feature-rich entry in the history of the franchise.

    Cover Athlete: Michigan QB Denard Robinson

    When does NCAA Football 14 come out? The release date for NCAA Football 14 is July 9, 2013. If you are a member of the EA SPORTS Season Ticket program, you can download the game on July 5.

    Available Consoles: X-Box 360 & Playstation 3. [NOTE: NCAA Football 14 will NOT be available for PlayStation 4 or the Xbox One and neither system will be backwards-compatible. It is expected that NCAA Football 15 in July 2014 will be the first version of NCAA Football available for the new consoles.]

    Pre-order Bonuses (Deals):
    • Amazon (PlayStation 3|X-Box 360) - Exclusive NCAA Football Ultimate Team PAC 12 Conference Pack including key PAC 12 players and bonus game extension. (Pre-order Price Guarantee. Release day delivery, select FREE Two-Day Shipping at checkout.)
    • Best Buy - Exclusive NCAA Football Ultimate Team Big 10 Conference Pack including key Big 10 players and bonus game extension.
    • GameStop - Exclusive NCAA Football Ultimate Team SEC Conference Pack including key SEC players and bonus game extension.
    • Target - Exclusive NCAA Football Ultimate Team ACC Conference Pack including key ACC players and bonus game extension.
    • Walmart - Exclusive NCAA Football Ultimate Team Big 12 Conference Pack including key Big 12 players and bonus game extension.
    • Origin - Exclusive NCAA Football Ultimate Team Big East American Athletic Conference Pack including key Big East American Athletic Conference players and bonus game extension. [Post Golden Crisp promotion gives $10 off purchase of EA SPORTS game from Origin. Deal does not appear available on pre-order purchases.]





    Demo Information: The demo will be available on Tuesday, June 18. It will feature three match-ups: Virginia Tech vs. Alabama in the Chick-fil-A Kickoff, Ohio State vs. Michigan, and Oregon vs. Texas A&M. Each match-up will feature four 3-minute quarters. The demo will also feature the new Nike Skills Trainer. Playing and sharing the demo will unlock NCAA Football Ultimate Team rewards for use in the retail version of the game.

    Team & Player Ratings:


    X-Box 360 Achievement List: 41 total Achievements worth 1000 points (click for entire list)

    Announced Features and Improvements (PS3/360):

    Gameplay
    • Infinity Engine 2 - The Infinity Engine 2 unlocks the unpredictability and innovation of college football, bringing multiple college play-styles to life. Real-time physics. Infinity Engine utilized only in tackles last year (in Madden 13), now applies to ballcarrier as part of Force Impact System. If ball-carrier hits defender in head (stiff-arm), their head will move back. Lowers shoulder into chest, chest moves back as part of collision/hit. Applies to jukes, spin moves, hurdles, dive tackles, tackles, etc. Physics also applied to Hit Stick & Truck Stick. Ball-carrier can now make hard cuts along with foot-planting and de-acceleration on change of direction.
    • Enhanced running game: Ball-carrier will not run into offensive line/teammates and become stuck; they will place hand on teammate as blocks/holes develop. (Additional running game improvements listed below.)
    • Acceleration Burst - Use RT/R2 to accelerate with your player through holes or to the ball-carrier. However, excessive use will fatigue your player. (Players will ramp up to top speed on their own.)
    • New/additional juke moves: Left, right, back; jukes can be combo'd.
    • Option improvements: Over 30 new pitch types (including shovel options & midline options). New playbook solely focused on spread option. "Real AI" that will "teach the AI how to run the option the right way through repetition."
    • Revamped blocking with better targeting logic, including on bubble screens, and double teams & zone blocks. Linemen fire out to the second level more effectively if they clear LOS.
    • Pre-snap option reads (visible with Coach Cam): See read and pitch keys.
    • Personnel-based Playcalling. Also, in no-huddle user restricted to personnel on the field.
    • Defensive Breakdown: As offensive player goes to make move, defender will breakdown in order to not overrun the ball-carrier and make tackle attempt.
    • Stumble Mechanic: As ball-carrier stumbles, pressing back on right stick can help them recover balance (depending on player's rating). (Pushing forward will tell them to dive forward as far as they can.)
    • Ability to set different skill level for Offense and Defense (noticed in video & preview article; not formally announced)
    • Nike Skills Trainer - Hands-on tutorial and videos for new & existing gameplay features.
    • Kinect Integration (360) - Kinect support will be for offline play only and will be similar to what EA SPORTS has done in Madden, focusing on pre-play voice commands.



    Presentation
    • NCAA Football 14 brings the game to life like never before with new additions to on-field presentation and a renewed emphasis on the story of each game. Handheld cameras capture the action from unique angles, and Brad Nessler and Kirk Herbstreit key in on impact players and noteworthy performances.
    • Improved & new crowd chants including 'Seven Nation Army' & 'Zombie Nation'
    • Pre-play and post-play player chatter
    • New menu layout
    • Dynamic load screens (entering & exiting games)
    • Dynamic on-screen banner phrases. Also dynamic player wipes and all-new team wipes.
    • Revamped pre-game including a live look-in from Rece Davis that sets the stage for a brand-new intro featuring vignettes, traditions, text wipes and more all set to a music video.
    • Living game clock (matching ESPN integration) & new/additional team and player (stat) wipes
    • 500+ new vignettes, plus "mic'd up players"
    • Enhanced commentary from Brad Nessler & Kirk Herbstreit: Focus on key players & progress through the game, drive summaries, etc. Includes long-term special storylines that may trigger after several seasons.
    • Four Playable Camera Angles: Regular, Zoom, Wide, Coordinator
    • Correct football based on school’s equipment and apparel manufacturer (IE: Under Armour football for UA school)
    • Neutral Site Games: Chick-fil-A Kickoff, Cowboys Classic, Texas Kickoff. Also: Bayou Bucket (Houston/Rice), Texas Farm Bureau Insurance Shootout (Baylor/Texas Tech). Includes neutral site crowds: fans will cheer for big plays from both squads. (Found in Neutral Site Games & bowl games.)
    • Improved Crowd Color Composition: Nebraska, Ohio State. (Noticeable within video/screens, mentioned on podcast.)
    • Neutral Site Stadiums: MetLife Stadium, Soldier Field, Cowboy Stadium, M&T Bank Stadium.
    • Updated/Authentic FBS Stadiums: Georgia State, Old Dominion, South Alabama, Texas State newly added. Includes renovations to TCU.
    • Updated Field Art. (Mentioned in Polygon preview, not formally announced.)
    • Base layers: Florida State, Louisville, Texas A&M. (Noticeable within game videos/screens.)
    • Team specific gloves: Alabama, Maryland, Michigan, Northwestern, Notre Dame, Oregon, Texas A&M, Wisconsin. (Noticeable within game videos/screens.) Includes celebratory hand poses.
    • Updated/new/corrected uniforms: Florida State, Georgia, Georgia Tech, Nebraska (Noticeable within game videos/screens; not officially announced.)
    • Updated school logos: Oregon State
    • New/Returning Fight Songs: University of Texas, Texas A&M University, Baylor University, University of Arkansas and Texas Christian University



    NCAA Football Ultimate Team
    • NCAA Football Ultimate Team brings the fan-favorite mode to the collegiate game, allowing you to build up an unstoppable team from a collection of over 2,500 licensed former NCAA athletes. Grab new items from the Shop or Auction House, as well as picking up special edition Championship Packs, Rivalry Packs, ESPN CFL Game of the Week items and more. It’s the perfect way to experience the college football season year-round. Compete in Solo Challenges or the ultra-competitive Head-to-Head Seasons mode..
    • NFLPA license plus approval from respective schools allow current NFL players to be used in the mode (photos from college days)
    • 1,400 players available at release, will eventually reach 2,500. All 126 programs represented with players.
    • Player cards may feature them as underclassmen, senior, or special Heisman Hopeful, among others.
    • Player card focus on 1990s and after with some players prior as well. (All non-NFLPA players must be individually licensed and in good standing with their university.)
    • Cards available include: players, playbooks, uniforms, & stadiums
    • Starting the mode, players can select favorite team and will be given their uniform & stadium cards.
    • 55 active player roster
    • Modes available include Solo Challenges & Season Mode
    • Some NFUT cards will be unlocked for completing drills/events in the new Skills Trainer feature



    Dynasty
    • There’s no single path to success in college football, so build up your program into a powerhouse to fit your strengths and style of play by utilizing the brand-new Coach Skills & Power Recruiting.
    • POWER RECRUITING: Use a pool of points each week to recruit quickly and get back to the action.
    • Points can be changed each week or set them once for the rest of the season.
    • Locked Out: Recruits will lock out programs not within a certain point range as the season progresses.
    • Dealbreakers: If you are below a certain level for a specific recruiting pitch that a recruit considers most important, you won't even be able to recruit him.
    • Offseason now trimmed to just two weeks, including one last week to make a big splash and land a big commitment.
    • Competitive/Comparative Visits: Utilize more strategy as to when you invite in recruits. If you invite a QB, you'll get a bonus for inviting an OL or WR that same weekend but two QBs in the same weekend will have a negative effect.
    • The later in the season (and following visits to other schools) you schedule a recruit's visit, the more bonus you'll get.
    • DYNASTY COACH SKILLS: A new RPG element to your coaching career which allows coaches to excel in specific areas. There are 18 upgradeable, multi-level skills spread across two skill trees for head coaches, as well as separate skill trees for offensive and defensive coordinators. Altogether, there are 36 upgradeable skills.
    • Coach Levels & Coach Skills: Ramp up and earn XP by achieving goals on the recruiting trail and on the field and as well by achieving milestone records.
    • Head Coach Skill Trees: Game Management & Recruiting. Individual skill trees for OC/DC. Coordinator skills focus on boosts to player ratings in-game.
    • Offensive & Defensive Skills help your coordinators get the most out of your players during the game.
    • As head coach you are in control of how every point is assigned. As coordinator, you are responsible for only the points you earned.
    • Coaching contracts now based on program recent history vs projected (ex. Alabama expects to win 10 to 11 every season). Contract screen now tracks 30 years of each schools history... shows real life results (ex what did Wyoming look like in the 80s).



    Play a Season
    • In Play a Season, you take your favorite team through their full 2013 schedule. There are no off-field commitments (recruiting) to attend to so you are free to leave it all on the field.




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    Videos:

    December 14, 2012: NCAA Football 14 - NCAA Football Cover Vote Trailer
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    March 29, 2013: Machinima Sports - Interview with Denard Robinson
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    April 3, 2013: First Look at the New Gameplay Engine in NCAA Football 14
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    April 3, 2013: NCAA Football 14 - The Up at Noon Interview
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    April 3, 2013: Machinima Sports - NCAA Football 14 GAME PLAY!!! (Interview with Ben Haumiller)
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    April 19, 2013: NCAA Football 14 Presentation Playbook First Look Official Trailer
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    April 22, 2013: Machinima Sports - NCAA Football 14 Presentation Updates -- EXCLUSIVE!!!!! (Interview with Ben Haumiller)
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    April 29, 2013: GamerHub.TV - NCAA Football 14 Preview Interview Featuring EA Sports Producer Larry Richart
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    May 28, 2013 : EA SPORTS - NCAA Football 14 Dynasty Mode Trailer
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    June 7, 2013: EA SPORTS - NCAA Football 14 Quick Clip - LSU vs. Texas A&M
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    June 11, 2013: Hardcore Gamers - E3 2013 - Michigan vs Ok State-NCAA Football 14 - 1st Q
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    June 11, 2013: Shopmaster - NCAA 14 Interview w- Ben Haumiller
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    June 12, 2013: Operation Sports: VIDEO - 12 Minutes of Miami vs Georgia using the Coordinator Cam
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    June 13, 2013: SportsGamerShow - Stanford vs. Notre Dame (E3 Footage)
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    June 13, 2013: SportsGamerShow - LSU vs. Alabama (E3 Footage)
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    June 13, 2013: SportsGamerShow - Practice Mode/Skills Trainer (E3 Footage)
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    June 15, 2013: Hardcore Gamers - E3 2013 - Michigan vs Ok State-NCAA Football 14 - 2nd Q
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    June 15, 2013: Hardcore Gamers - E3 2013 - Michigan vs Ok State-NCAA Football 14 - 3rd Q
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    June 15, 2013: Hardcore Gamers - E3 2013 - Michigan vs Ok State-NCAA Football 14 - 4th Q
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    June 15, 2013: Operation Sports - NCAA Football 14: Army vs. Navy


    June 15, 2013: Hardcore Gamers - NCAA Football 14 at E3 2013: Old Dominion at South Alabama - 1st Q
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    June 15, 2013: Hardcore Gamers - NCAA Football 14 at E3 2013: Old Dominion at South Alabama - 2nd Q
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    June 15, 2013: Hardcore Gamers - NCAA Football 14 at E3 2013: Old Dominion at South Alabama - 3rd Q
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    June 15, 2013: K0ACHK - E3 NCAA 14 ALL TEAM UNIFORMS
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    June 15, 2013: Hardcore Gamers - NCAA Football 14 at E3 - Georgia Tech at West Virginia 1st Q
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    June 15, 2013: Hardcore Gamers - NCAA Football 14 at E3 - Georgia Tech at West Virginia 2nd Q
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    June 15, 2013: Hardcore Gamers - NCAA Football 14 at E3 - Georgia Tech at West Virginia 3rd Q
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    June 15, 2013: Hardcore Gamers - NCAA Football 14 at E3 - Georgia Tech at West Virginia 4th Q
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    June 16, 2013: Hardcore Gamers - NCAA Football 14 Dynasty Mode Prestige Ratings
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    June 16, 2013: Hardcore Gamers - NCAA Football 14 at E3 - Washington at Oregon; Michigan at Florida State by MadScientist06
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    June 16, 2013: Hardcore Gamers - NCAA Football 14 at E3 - Off camera Ultimate Team footage by MadScientist06
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    June 17, 2013: Operation Sports - NCAA Football 14 Video: Skills Trainer


    June 17, 2013: Operation Sports - NCAA Football 14 Video: Equipment Revealed


    June 18, 2013: Hardcore Gamers - NCAA Football 14 at E3 - Akron at Maryland 1st Q
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    June 18, 2013: Hardcore Gamers - NCAA Football 14 at E3 - Akron at Maryland 2nd Q
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    June 18, 2013: Hardcore Gamers - NCAA Football 14 at E3 - Akron at Maryland 3rd Q
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    June 18, 2013: Hardcore Gamers - NCAA Football 14 at E3 - Akron at Maryland 4th Q
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    June 19, 2013: MyGamerPad - NCAA Football 14 Quick Video: E3 Interview w/ Ben Haumiller
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    June 19, 2013: K0ACHK - NCAA Football 14 at E3: Oregon State at Stanford
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    June 19, 2013: K0ACHK - NCAA Football 14 at E3: Northern Illinois at Ohio State
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    June 22, 2013 - EA Sports' Ben Haumiller talks 'NCAA Football 14' w/ News10


    June 22, 2013: Hardcore Gamers - NCAA Football 14 at E3 - Notre Dame at Texas A&M 1st Q (CPU vs CPU)
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    June 22, 2013: Hardcore Gamers - NCAA Football 14 at E3 - Notre Dame at Texas A&M 2nd Q (CPU vs CPU)
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    June 22, 2013: EA SPORTS - NCAA Football 14 Demo Trailer
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    July 2, 2013: EA SPORTS - NCAA Football 13 vs 14: Army vs Navy Flexbone Option
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    July 2, 2013: EA SPORTS - NCAA Football 14 Oregon vs USC Read Option Improvements
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