As they did with NBA Jam, EA Sports is taking a former Midway arcade sports franchise and re-envisioning it for our modern sensibilities. After an all-too-long absence, NFL Blitz is making a triumphant return to PlayStation Network and Xbox Live Arcade.
Unlike the lukewarm Madden Arcade from a couple of years ago, NFL Blitz brings back the 7-on-7, 1st-and-30 action that made the game such a hit in the late ’90s. But because we’re in 2011 and not 1999, the game will also feature online multiplayer and plenty of additional modes.
EGM has the scoop detailing all of the new features, but here’s an announcement trailer: