Madden Series News


Calvin Johnson voted next Madden cover boy

By John Keefer, Apr 26, 2012 6:00pm PDT

Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson got the fan vote as the next face of the Madden NFL games, defeating rookie quarterback Cam Newton.


""Alright, I've been thinking. When football gives you lemons, don't make lemonade - make ..."

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Madden NFL 13 cover athlete nominee naming begins

By Steve Watts, Mar 01, 2012 12:30pm PST

EA has started naming nominees for the cover of Madden NFL 13. The voting will begin on March 7.


"It's telling that the two options from the Raiders are their kicker and their punter..."

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Madden NFL 12 predicts Giants for Super Bowl win

By Steve Watts, Jan 30, 2012 10:30am PST

Madden NFL 12 predicts the New York Giants will squeak out a victory over the New England Patriots with a late-game field goal.


"Err, I guess that was last year's article so 6 for 8. Still pretty good. "

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Madden gets new creative director

By Steve Watts, Dec 23, 2011 3:30pm PST

MLB The Show developer Kolbe Launchbaugh has announced he is leaving to take on the role of creative director of the Madden series as of January 9.


"oooh !!! Sony spy creeps in to kill the Madden franchise !!!!"

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Madden NFL 12 sells 1.4 million in first week

By Andrew Yoon, Sep 07, 2011 12:30pm PDT

The Madden series is showing no sign of slowing down. Madden NFL 12 has sold through more than 1.4 million copies across all consoles in its first week at retail.


"I'm a dumb fratboy because I like sports. Guess I'm not allowed to also play FPS's, Starcraft ..."

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Madden NFL 12 Review

By Garnett Lee, Sep 01, 2011 9:15am PDT

The Madden series has settled into a pattern of adding flashy new features to bring players back for another run, instead of improving the core football game. Flashes of promise here and there offer some excitement, but the game remains stuck one step awa


"I rented it from Gamefly. Played it for an hour and sent it back. It feels so much like 11 I ..."

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PSP getting Madden 12, Need for Speed Shift pack

By Steve Watts, Aug 10, 2011 1:00pm PDT

Sony has announced a new PSP Entertainment Pack, which will include Madden 12 and Need for Speed Shift. It's due on August 30 for $159.99.


EA Season Ticket is 'additive and supplementary,' says Moore

By Steve Watts, Aug 02, 2011 8:00am PDT

EA Sports head Peter Moore is making the rounds to reassure fans that the newly-announced Season Ticket doesn't put non-subscribers at a disadvantage.


"I read this as "addictive supplementary". I guess it's more like an "addiction supplement", ..."

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EA Sports launches Season Ticket subscription

By Alice O'Connor, Aug 02, 2011 6:00am PDT

Electronic Arts is launching a $25 annual 'Season Ticket' subscription service for its sports games, giving pre-release access, a discount on DLC, and more.


"It's the full game for a few days and it transfers data to your purchase copy, unlike the demo"

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Madden 12 demo coming August 9

By Steve Watts, Jul 28, 2011 5:30pm PDT

EA has announced that a demo for Madden NFL 12 will come to XBL and PSN on August 9, pitting the Green Bay Packers against the Chicago Bears.


"Ha! Minus fucking Olsen! Way to go Bears! Trade your best TE... Morons! Oh yeah, Madden.. BLAH! "

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Madden 12 communities let groups play together

By Garnett Lee, Jul 25, 2011 6:15pm PDT

EA Sports introduced the "communities" feature for Madden 12 today that it hopes will establish a place for players to play without grievers.


"EA Sports announced the shutdown of following game services in 2014: Madden 12 communities and ..."

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