This year's edition has many new features that include tournaments,
built-in message boards, virtual e-mail, and a voice recognition option.
GameDay 2004 also showcases the standards in mode selection. There are
preseason, season, general manager, tournament, practice, and franchise
management options. The general manager mode functions as the game's
franchise mode in which you can take a team through numerous seasons in
hopes of winning a Super Bowl, or, building a dynasty. The general
manager mode lets you perform actions like trading players, signing
free agents, drafting new players, managing playbooks, and viewing
statistics to get a glimpse at the top players.
is online play. There are message boards where you talk with other
players and also e-mail other players by using your online nickname,
and 989 Sports can even give you feedback on the game. The online mode
also offers tournaments as well as stat tracking.
The commentary team is headed up by Dick Enberg and Dan Fouts.