Madden NFL Series News


Alleged murderer Aaron Hernandez to be removed from Madden 25, NCAA 14

By Steve Watts, Jul 08, 2013 1:30pm PDT

Electronic Arts has announced that it has removed former Patriots tight end (and accused murderer) Aaron Hernandez from Madden NFL 25, and will be doing the same for his appearance in NCAA 14 via a title update.


"Yeah, cause Vick killed a person. What team was that? The Ravens? The one with the murderer?"

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Madden NFL 25 will be a launch game for PS4 and Xbox One

By Andrew Yoon, Jun 10, 2013 2:32pm PDT

Unsurprisingly, EA Sports' Madden NFL 25 will make it in time for the console launches of both PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.


"I gave up on Madden and the other nfl console games about 7 years ago because we felt the games ..."

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Madden NFL 25's $99 'Anniversary Edition' includes Sunday Ticket

By Steve Watts, May 17, 2013 11:30am PDT

Madden NFL 25 is getting an Amazon-exclusive "Anniversary Edition" that includes DirecTV's


"er, no telestrator mode, that's Game Rewind, I confused myself"

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EA, Nintendo relationship 'strong' despite Madden NFL 25 not coming to Wii U

By John Keefer, May 02, 2013 11:30am PDT

Despite the fact that Electronic Arts made Madden NFL 13 one of the launch titles for the Wii U, not too many people latched onto it to play football. So it is not surprising that EA has decided that Madden NFL 25 will not be coming to Nintendo's console this year.


"That is true, and EA has been pretty silent about any next generation software title offerings. ..."

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Madden NFL breach of contract suit vs. EA to go to trial

By John Keefer, Apr 29, 2013 2:15pm PDT

A California federal judge has denied an attempt by Electronic Arts to dismiss a breach of contract lawsuit brought by a former employee involving the creation of the Madden NFL franchise. The case will proceed to trial on June 17.


"yeah, 4th and inches was awesome. I also liked ABC Monday Night Football"

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Barry Sanders wins cover vote for Madden NFL 25

By John Keefer, Apr 25, 2013 11:00am PDT

Old school beat out new school in the vote for cover athlete of Madden NFL 25. Retired Detroit Lions star Barry Sanders survived six rounds of voting to beat out current Minnesota Vikings phenom Adrian Peterson, it was revealed on ESPN 2 last night.


"He's going to break his ankle gardening... damned FFL@RetiredGOATS league."

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EA Sports settlement offers up to $20 payout for past football game purchases

By Steve Watts, Apr 16, 2013 1:32pm PDT

The payment amounts for the monopoly settlement EA reached in July have been tripled, due to a lower-than-expected number of claimants.


"Crazy, I bought every single game in that series. I usually don't "claim" things here but ... ..."

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Madden NFL 25 cover vote begins

By Andrew Yoon, Mar 11, 2013 3:01pm PDT

Voting for the cover athlete of EA Sports' terribly-named Madden NFL 25 has begun.


"This is like sacrificing a virgin to a volcano god. The God of the Madden Curse must be ..."

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Madden NFL 25 official next title for franchise

By Steve Watts, Feb 01, 2013 11:30am PST

EA Sports has announced its next Madden game will be called Madden NFL 25, after the franchise's 25th anniversary. It's coming August 27.


"Haven't bought a Madden game in years and no plans to get one until the exclusivity deal is ..."

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New Madden game coming August 27

By John Keefer, Jan 31, 2013 2:00pm PST

Super Bowl Sunday is right around the corner, and in addition to parties, cookouts and a Baltimore Ravens victory, this is also the time when new...


Madden NFL 13 predicts Baltimore Ravens to win Super Bowl

By Steve Watts, Jan 28, 2013 10:30am PST

Madden NFL 13 has predicted the Baltimore Ravens will win the Super Bowl match-up against the San Francisco 49ers, 27-24.


"I have really vague memories of him (I was 10 or 11 then). Was that a one year wonder or was he ..."

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Madden NFL 11, FIFA 11 servers shutting down

By Steve Watts, Jan 02, 2013 10:00am PST

EA is shutting down a host of 2010 and 2011 EA Sports servers, including Madden, FIFA, NBA Live, and NBA Jam.


"1% is 50k assuming every user went online and stayed online until now is like a crazy upper ..."

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Madden NFL 13 sales up 8%, EA claims 'record sell-through'

By John Keefer, Sep 06, 2012 2:00pm PDT

Madden NFL 13 is setting some sales records, according to Electronic Arts. The game has sold more than 1.65 million in the first week after its launch on August 28, an eight percent jump from last year's iteration. In addition, players have already participated in the equiva...


"Hard to believe given there is no franchise couch coop season mode now. Connected Careers blows."

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Madden NFL 13 demo coming this week

By Steve Watts, Aug 13, 2012 1:45pm PDT

EA Sports announced that the demo for Madden NFL 13 coming tomorrow. It will feature two matches: Giants vs 49ers, and Seahawks vs Redskins, along with a sampling of new features.


"This is by far the most broken of all the maddens.... watching guys constantly fall in a dogpile ..."

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Madden 13 detailed for Wii U

By Steve Watts, Aug 02, 2012 1:30pm PDT

EA detailed the custom features of the Wii U version of Madden 13 at its Summer Showcase today, including custom play-calling and hot-routes with the GamePad.