NFL Street 3 - hands-on

The new game types and give you chances to use those Game Breakers and clever jumps. For instance, Playbook Elimination mode removes a play from your book every time it doesn't end in success. By the end of the game, you only have a few options and your opponent knows them all - but can they stop you anyway? That's strategic without needing to dive too deep.

NFL Street 3 is still a few weeks away - the game's not slated to ship until mid-November - but what we've seen so far looks like it could help Street define itself as a viable alternative to Madden and increase its profile. Will hardcore football fans take to the flights of fancy?