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Madden NFL 98
Publisher: Electronic Arts
Developer:
System(s): Sega Mega Drive, Sega Saturn
Peripherals supported:
Sega Saturn
Saturn 6 Player Adaptor
Genre: Sports































Number of players:
Sega Mega Drive
1-4,
Sega Saturn
1-8
Release Date RRP Code
Sega Mega Drive
US
$? 781601



Sega Saturn
US
$49.95[1] T-5024H
Sega Saturn
UK
£39.99[3] T-5024H-50
Sega Saturn
FR
?F T-5024H-50
Sega Saturn
DE
DM ? T-5024H-50
Sega Saturn
ES
?Ptas T-5024H-50



Madden NFL 98 is a 1997 American football game for various systems, including the Sega Mega Drive and Sega Saturn, by Electronic Arts. It stands as the eighth and final major Mega Drive Madden outing, and, in fact, the last Madden outing on any Sega system.

Magazine articles

Main article: Madden NFL 98/Magazine articles.

Promotional material

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EGM US 099.pdfEGM US 099.pdf

PDF
Print advert in
Electronic Gaming Monthly (US) #99: "October 1997" (1997-xx-xx)

Physical scans

Mega Drive version

Mega Drive, US
MaddenNFL98 MD US Box.jpg
Cover
Madden98 MD US Cart.jpg
Cart

Saturn version

Sega Retro Average 
Publication Score Source
80 №195, p92[3]
84 №63, p74/75
89 №7, p74[4]
92 №25, p76/77[5]
Sega Saturn
86
Based on
4 reviews

Saturn, US
MaddenNFL98 Saturn US Box Back.jpgMaddenNFL98 Saturn US Box Front.jpg
Cover
MaddenNFL98 Saturn US Disc.jpg
Disc
Madden98 sat us manual.pdf
Manual
Saturn, EU
MaddenNFL98 Saturn EU Box.jpg
Cover

Technical information

ROM dump status

System Hash Size Build Date Source Comments
Sega Mega Drive
CRC32 e051ea62
MD5 e3044f5de786cfa13f2d689e427f62e3
SHA-1 761e0903798a8d0ad9e7ab72e6d2762fc9d366d2
2MB 1997-09 Cartridge (US)

References

  1. Press release: 1997-08-26: Electronic Arts Ships Madden NFL 98 for the PlayStation and Sega Saturn; Last Year's Number-One Selling PlayStation and Saturn Title is Back to Claim the 1997 Championship Ring
  2. File:GameInformer US 052.pdf, page 51
  3. 3.0 3.1 File:CVG UK 195.pdf, page 92
  4. File:SaturnPower UK 07.pdf, page 74
  5. File:SSM_UK_25.pdf, page 76


Electronic Arts sports games for Sega systems
American Football
John Madden Football (1990) | John Madden Football '92 (1991) | John Madden Football '93 (1992) | John Madden Football: Championship Edition (1992) | Mutant League Football (1993) | Madden NFL '94 (1993) | Bill Walsh College Football (1993) | Bill Walsh College Football '95 (1994) | Madden NFL '95 (1994) | Madden NFL 96 (1995) | College Football USA 96 (1995) | Madden NFL 97 (1996) | College Football USA 97 (1996) | Madden NFL 98 (1997)
Baseball
Tony La Russa Baseball (1993) | MLBPA Baseball (1994) | La Russa Baseball 95 (1994) | Triple Play 96 (1995) | Triple Play: Gold Edition (1996)
Basketball
Lakers versus Celtics and the NBA Playoffs (1990) | Bulls vs Lakers and the NBA Playoffs (1991) | Jordan vs Bird (1992) | Team USA Basketball (1992) | Bulls versus Blazers and the NBA Playoffs (1993) | NBA Showdown '94 (1994) | NBA Live 95 (1994) | NBA Live 96 (1995) | Coach K College Basketball (1995) | NBA Live 97 (Mega Drive) (1996) | NBA Live 97 (Saturn) (1996) | NBA Live 98 (Mega Drive) (1997) | NBA Live 98 (Saturn) (1997)
Golf
Zany Golf (1990) | PGA Tour Golf (1990) | PGA Tour Golf II (1992) | PGA Tour Golf III (1994) | PGA European Tour (1994) | PGA Tour 96 (1995) | PGA Tour 97 (1996)
Ice Hockey
NHL Hockey (Mega Drive) (1991) | NHLPA Hockey '93 (1992) | NHL Hockey '94 (1993) | Elitserien 95 (1994) | Mutant League Hockey (1994) | NHL 95 (1994) | Elitserien 96 (1995) | NHL 96 (1995) | NHL Hockey (Game Gear) (1995) | NHL 97 (Mega Drive) (1996) | NHL 97 (Saturn) (1996) | NHL 98 (Mega Drive) (1997) | NHL 98 (Saturn) (1997)
Racing
Mario Andretti Racing (1994) | Andretti Racing (1996) | NASCAR 98 (1997)
Rugby
Rugby World Cup 1995 (1994) | Australian Rugby League (1995)
Soccer
FIFA International Soccer (8-bit) (1993) | FIFA International Soccer: Championship Edition (1994) | FIFA Soccer 95 (1994) | FIFA Soccer 96 (32X | Saturn) (1995) | FIFA Soccer 97 (Gold Edition) (1996) | FIFA Road to World Cup 98 (Mega Drive) (1997) | FIFA Road to World Cup 98 (Saturn) (1997)
Misc.
EA Sports Double Header (1992) | IMG International Tour Tennis (1994) | Toughman Contest (1994)