Madden NFL Series News


Madden NFL 17 Review: Many Given Sundays

By Bryan Carr, Aug 22, 2016 9:00am PDT

Madden NFL 17 is still the gridiron you remember, but with some smart improvements that capture the drama of the real thing. Our review.


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Madden NFL 17 for PC listing pops up on Amazon [Update]

By Daniel Perez, Jun 21, 2016 9:03am PDT

Could we finally be seeing a new Madden NFL game on PC? Amazon certainly thinks so.


"Why is EA being so lame about this. Modding or something? Doesn't it run on the Frostbite engine ..."

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Madden NFL 17 leak confirms The Patriots' Rob Gronkowski is this year's cover athlete

By Daniel Perez, May 12, 2016 6:47am PDT

Prior to its official announcement, new information, including the cover athlete, have been leaked for Madden NFL 17.


"And Gronk goes ninth pick in the third round of the fantasy draft."

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Madden NFL 17 release date announced; cover athlete reveal coming this week

By Daniel Perez, May 09, 2016 10:51am PDT

Surprise! EA Sports is working on another Madden NFL game, which will be released later this Summer.


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Madden NFL 16 enters EA Access Vault in time for Super Bowl 50

By Daniel Perez, Feb 02, 2016 9:00am PST

Prepare for the big game by playing Madden NFL 16 for free in the EA Access Vault.


Carolina Panthers will win Super Bowl 50 according to Madden NFL 16

By Daniel Perez, Feb 01, 2016 8:53am PST

Newton appears to be too much for Manning to handle as the Panthers are predicted to win this weekend's big game.


"NCAA 2019 predicts the y|Bizarro}y Wolverines will win the National Title."

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Madden NFL 16 video includes Dave Franco, Christopher Mintz-Plasse & Colin Kaepernick as Al Pacino

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 21, 2015 11:15am PDT

Think last year's video leading up to Madden NFL 15 was crazy? This year's video laughs in its face.


"FYI, the Al Pacino voice was dubbed in. It was performed by voice artist and Al Pacino ..."

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E3 2015: How Madden NFL 16's new game mode emulates Hearthstone

By Ozzie Mejia, Jun 15, 2015 2:00pm PDT

While the usual mechanical and animation updates are coming to Madden NFL 16 this year, one of the game's most interesting new features involves a game mode called Draft Champions, which borrows an idea from a certain digital card game.


New York Giants WR Odell Beckham Jr. named Madden NFL 16 cover athlete

By Ozzie Mejia, May 13, 2015 3:58pm PDT

Only one player is left standing! It's New York Giants WR Odell Beckham Jr., who will don the cover for Madden NFL 16.


"I suppose Gronk has already had his career's share of injury setbacks, also ODB showed that he ..."

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Madden NFL 16 cover athlete finalists revealed as vote opens to Madden owners

By Ozzie Mejia, May 04, 2015 1:45pm PDT

There are four finalists for the honor of being named the cover athlete to Madden NFL 16. The vote has opened up, with Madden NFL 15 and Madden NFL Mobile users able to vote via their respective games.


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Super Bowl XLIX: Simulating the game-winning play with Madden NFL 15

By Shack Staff, Feb 03, 2015 5:00pm PST

Football fans have heard the hot takes all week. Why didn't coach Pete Carroll run the ball with the ball on the 1-yard line with the game on the line? Today, Shacknews turns to Madden NFL 15 and runs the exact simulation to analyze whether a hand-off to Marshawn Lynch was, ...


"MY ETHICS IN GAMING JOURNALISM*. I considered it, but don't care. *the op is not journalism."

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The Madden Machine: Recapping the last five years of Madden NFL Super Bowl picks

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 01, 2015 9:00am PST

EA is ready with a Madden NFL simulation for every Super Bowl, but just how reliable have these simulations proven? Shacknews looks back at the last five Super Bowls to find out.


"lol at Andrew's commentary on his prediction video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4fHebOWbjJo"

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Madden NFL 15 Duracell Tournament begins today on Twitch for Super Bowl XLIX tickets

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 16, 2015 1:00pm PST

Those looking for a way to earn tickets for this year's Super Bowl can earn them today, but they'd better be some good Madden players.


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Madden NFL 15 cutting Ray Rice from roster

By Steve Watts, Sep 09, 2014 9:25am PDT

Following the release of a violent video that resulted in running back's suspension from the league, EA has announced he's out of the game too.


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EA Sports preps Ultimate Editions of forthcoming sports games

By Robert Workman, Jun 27, 2014 11:15am PDT

EA Sports is prepping three Ultimate Editions of its forthcoming games, loaded with content.


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