Your almost-but-not-quite-fully customizable team – there’s no free-form naming of teams or designing of logos, but you’ve got a ton of pre-existing names and designs to choose from – will be deployable in a single-player season and, more intriguingly, online. We’re looking forward to seeing how other football fanatics put their squads together, while secretly hoping there’s no single template that winds up being the de facto juggernaut everyone winds up using.
Above: In addition to pros, toddlers also feature prominently
All-Pro 2K8 is due July 16, virtually day and date with EA’s latest NCAA football installment and a month before the Madden monster. Here’s hoping it restores glory to the name of one of the most loved sports franchises ever.