Madden 07 sells 5 million copies

Dustin Burg
D. Burg|12.27.06

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Madden 07 sells 5 million copies

Everyone's favorite (or not) NFL game Madden 07 has sold over an amazing 5 million copies. EA announced that their football gem is the best selling game of 2006 and became available on every major system in 2006. So, does this mean EA is satisfied with the quality of the Madden franchise since they have an exclusive NFL license and consumers bought the game like hotcakes? The answer is probably yes. For some reason it seems like Madden is a half-assed job, the engine needs to be beefed up, the loading screens are jerky and it truly hasn't realized, as EA VP of marketing Todd Sitrin says, "the full power of the new systems like the Wii, PLAYSTATION3 and Xbox 360". Madden, you have so much potential and vigor inside, but when EA whores you out to every system and doesn't polish each version ... well then, you smell of yesterday's socks.
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