"Each team is given four downs to march 60 yards to pay dirt - no penalties or field goals allowed here, pal! Get your Madden NFL fix in a completely new way, with fast-paced games where the first team to 30 wins," explains EA, utterly baffling non-football fans.
Local co-op with up to four players is on offer, as well as online play with leaderboards. 13 power-ups bring the opportunity to "add an entourage of lineman to get the sack, freeze an opposing player, turn off your opponent's passing icons, and much more."
Coming from NCAA Football developer EA Tiburon, Madden NFL Arcade is scheduled for a downloadable December release at the price of $15 (1200 Microsoft Points).