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According to EA's annual Madden simulation, the Baltimore Ravens will beat the San Francisco 49ers by 27 to 24 in Sunday's Super Bowl XLVII. So now you know the score and the winner there's no reason to tune in, especially since EA also produced footage of the game's final moments, which sees a las...

January 28th 2013 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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The fourth title update for Madden NFL 13 is scheduled to go live November 29, and includes a few new features for Madden Ultimate Team (MUT). The ability to set multiple lineups for your MUT squad highlights the list of changes. Players will now be able to save up to five different lineups.Another...

November 28th 2012 at 11:30am 0 Comments
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In good guy news, EA Sports is putting up $500,000 worth of in-game advertising for Movember, free of charge. You may have already spotted the ads, which will run this month, in the latest iterations of FIFA, Madden, and NHL.Movember's been going for several years now, but in case you're yet to lin...

November 5th 2012 at 9:30pm 0 Comments
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Madden NFL 13 on Wii U may lack the Infinity Engine, which brought stronger collisions and dynamic animations into the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 versions of the game, but the console's gamepad fills that void with a tablet-drive, play calling system. The only problem, EA tells Joystiq, was getting...

October 11th 2012 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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Welcome to The Level Grind, a column hell-bent on asking questions about video game design from the gamer's perspective. Around the time of the UEFA 2012 Euro Championships, a group of my friends became so enraptured by the competition that they wanted to turn to video games to continue their new f...

October 4th 2012 at 4:45pm 0 Comments
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When the folks at EA Tiburon told us they were "committed to post-launch support" of Madden 13 back in August, we weren't told just how often the game would see that support. As it turns out, the next update is scheduled to release October 16, about a month after the previous update.This update, th...

October 3rd 2012 at 9:30pm 0 Comments
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Amazon's Gold Box is all games once again, offering a series of time-limited deals alongside a special all-day $39.99 sale on Madden NFL 13. Find the clues for each "Lightning Deal" after the break.

September 25th 2012 at 9:30am 0 Comments
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Much can change in four years, but apparently President Barack Obama's campaign avenues haven't. For his upcoming campaign towards a second term as President of the United States, Obama will once again advertise through video games – specifically, EA games. Madden NFL 13 across various consol...

September 18th 2012 at 11:30am 0 Comments
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EA Tiburon detailed the inclusion of fantasy drafts for online Connected Careers franchises for Madden 13 in a recent blog. The feature, which now allows players to run a 54-round fantasy draft when starting an online franchise-style league, was not initially included in the game's feature set, mu...

September 15th 2012 at 4:30pm 0 Comments
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This year's annual EA Sports installment Madden NFL 13 has shown a greater awareness for penetrating the line and sacking your wallet. That's football speak for: Madden NFL 13 sold a lot in its first week – 1.65 million copies, to be exact – and set a launch week sales record for the fr...

September 6th 2012 at 7:30pm 0 Comments
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Madden 13 sold 900,000 copies during its first 24 hours of availability, according to EA's internal estimates. This is a 7 percent increase over last year's day-one sales for Madden 12. The game also set the record for the number of day-one users playing a Madden title online, although specific num...

August 30th 2012 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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Madden NFL 13 endured league star Marcus Thomas' ire yesterday, Kotaku discovered, after the New York Giants player discovered the game had a photo of a completely different Marcus Thomas in his profile. The Marcus Thomas it did feature (below right, after the break) last played in the league three...

August 29th 2012 at 1:00pm 0 Comments