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Madden 12 creative director Ian Cummings has announced his departure from EA on the official Madden Blog. His last day with EA Sports and the Central Florida-based Tiburon studio was yesterday, he confirmed in a tweet. He leaves behind a nearly 11-year career with the company to "seek opportunities...

April 16th 2011 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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Despite the ongoing situation between the NFL and Players Association, which could ultimately mean no football this year, EA Sports president Peter Moore quelled doubts at a recent event. The situation will not affect his studio's hit football franchise's next installment, Madden NFL 12. "We'll...

April 13th 2011 at 1:45pm 0 Comments
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Robin Antonick, a designer on John Madden Football, filed a lawsuit against EA recently, looking for monetary compensation and credit for his work. He claims the current generation's installments were "derived from software" he helped develop. But according to statements from Trip Hawkins (via LA...

April 7th 2011 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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Perhaps channeling the spirit of "March Madness," EA Sports and ESPN's SportsNation have partnered to present a five-week, bracket-style voting campaign for the Madden 12 cover athlete -- labor disputes be damned! The first round, which starts today and runs through next Sunday, divides the fiel...

March 21st 2011 at 12:55pm 0 Comments
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EA Tiburon creative director Ian Cummings has passed along the first few details on Madden NFL 12 -- no, not the 3DS game -- over on the Madden Blog, including a video showcasing a new surprise onside kick mechanic. You can check that out past the break. The more significant feature is tuner sets,...

February 8th 2011 at 7:00am 0 Comments