McClatchy-Tribune News Service (MCT)
For: Xbox 360 and Playstation 3
From: Visual Concepts/2K Sports
ESRB Rating: Everyone 10+ (mild language)
It's been a dark three years for "NFL 2K" fans, who watched their beloved game franchise die a premature death after the NFL granted exclusive licensing access to EA Sports. "NFL 2K5" remains in heavy rotation online, and many gamers cling to the hope that the NFL will change course once the exclusivity deal expires.
In the meantime, 2K has shaken off the rust and produced "All-Pro Football 2K8," which replaces the NFL license with a semi-fictional football universe that includes nearly 250 faces from the league's past.