As a 10-year veteran of the Madden NFL series, Ian Cummings has plenty of experience building video games with bears in them.
Rowshambow, the studio formed by the former studio general manager over EA Sports' Madden and Tiger Woods franchises, is nearing its first release, less than six months after it opened. Woodland Heroes, built by a team with at least a dozen alumni of EA's Tiburon studio, will soon launch on Facebook.
The executive producer of Madden NFL quietly stepped down this week after less than a year on the job. He is the third senior-level Madden developer to leave the title in the past two months. But Phil Frazier and his former bosses say it is an amicable separation, one that won't affect the video game whose annual…
The folks at Madden NFL 11 put out a list of all plays run by all of its zillion-plus users so far, sorted by average gain. No. 2 is "Cougar Cross," which sounds like Rex Ryan's wife's best-selling video.
A major change to a technical - but essential - component of calling plays had hardcore Madden gamers howling with complaints within hours of the demo version's release on Tuesday. But the new "Strategy Pad" controls are here to stay, like it or not.