The score was out of reach. The fans had given up. The result would have no effect on the season. Nothing suggested Greg Jennings and the Green Bay Packers were about to execute the most famous come-from-ahead touchdown miracle in NFL history.
The Madden NFL-inspired Pecover Vs. EA federal class-action antitrust lawsuit picks up steam, as law firm Hagens Berman notifies class members they have until June 25 to be excluded from a potential payday.
Raptr, the gaming social network counting more than a million users, examined their gamers' habits with Madden NFL 10 and found gameplay spikes sharply - beyond Christmas-sales levels - about a month before the newest version releases.
Cowboys fans have no shortage of pride in their team. Confidence, different story. Chewblaha faced a guy who demanded his opponent pick the Lions. He took the challenge and took him down with "the greatest 63-yard drive in Madden history."
An estimated 350,000 people played last year's Madden NFL 10 once online and never played it online again, series creative director Ian Cummings recently told Kotaku.
Four American gamers lost to non-Americans in the second annual Gillette EA Sports Champions of Gaming Tournament in New York City last night. But then, in a twist, two pro athletes beat two of the tournament-winning gamers.
Sometimes I wonder if, in the future, a sports commissioner raised among our generation will fire up NBA 2K37 at the end of a terrible week, and let his cares melt away in a league where nothing bad ever happens.
Seen in the health and beauty care aisle at Target, where one doesn't expect the Madden NFL 10 demo discs to be. Thanks, Nicholas!
A week ago EA Sports removed Kurt Warner and other NFL players who retired at the end of the season from the final Madden roster update. Pressure from the game's community and a sports gaming website has restored them.
EA Sports is mighty proud that its Madden NFL simulation has correctly predicted the Super Bowl winner all but one time since it's run the promotion. But how did its predictions for the season, made back in August, turn out?
Speaking to Bloomberg Television, EA Sports boss Peter Moore said his division will soon introduce a version of its Madden NFL game to Facebook users, saying it is essential that the football simulation be made more accessible.
Every year since 2004, EA Sports has used Madden NFL to predict the outcome of the Super Bowl, and they've only been wrong one time. Is a New Orleans Saints win guaranteed?
I can't imagine how scary it is for a developer to pitch a football video game when their name isn't EA Sports. I imagine a room full of people going dead silent before someone says, "You mean like Madden?"
With at least one potential game of the year exclusively nesting on the Playstation 3 and a price drop under its belt, the PS3 has had a pretty darn good year.
New Halo, new downloadables for Mass Effect, Fallout 3, and Grand Theft Auto, new Forza. It was a pretty good year for Xbox 360 owners.
Collinsworth (as voiced by NYC comedian Rob Lathan) has to start out somewhere, so here he begins by calling the action for Intellivision's
Rural New Mexico Six-on-Six Football NFL Football (and the later All-Pro Football, with the forward pass perfected by the Mattel LED handhelds years before).
If anyone was crazy enough to spend $4 on a tiny virtual football jersey it's those whacky NFL Football fans.
The so-called Madden Curse, which doesn't involve witch doctors as much as it does wacky concepts like "regression to the mean" and "injuries in a full-contact sport," claimed one of this year's two cover boys in week one.
Prior to the release of Wolfenstein, Raven Software designer Manveer Heir promised a full refund to anyone who bought the game if it outsold this year's Madden. It did not. It didn't come close, actually, according to NPD Group estimates.