Just eight more days until Madden NFL 11 hits store shelves. Those of you itching to get a copy as soon as possible will be happy to learn that Walmart's holding midnight launch events for the game, even giving $5 discounts to midnight purchases.

Additionally, select stores will be holding tournaments, handing out product samples (oooh, a travel-size Axe Body Spray!), and a chance to enter a Super Bowl XLV ticket giveaway. So, why not head over to your local Walmart right now and get the tailgating started early, eh?

This article was originally published on Joystiq.