Madden Dated

Posted by Jeff (3671 posts) -
If you see this man, please notify the Denver police department immediately.
Electronic Arts confirmed today that Madden NFL 10 will be in stores on August 14 this year, sticking with the month that has done so well for it for so long. The announcement also comes with some thematic terms being used to describe the vibe (and, probably, the focus) of this year's game. This year, EA is presenting "Fight For Every Yard" as its slogan. It's no "run-stuffing gang tackles," but it'll have to do, I guess.

EA also announced that it will be producing a live show that will stream online during the NFL draft on April 25. The show will contain draft analysis and call-ins, the box art for the game will be released, and as the college players are drafted up to to the pros, EA will unveil those players' ratings. 

That all sounds like a pretty cool, free bit of entertainment for fans of the game... it definitely goes above and beyond what EA has done to release that information in past years.

EA has also launched the game's official site, which, as you might expect, has more information on this subject. Go Royals!
#1 Posted by Jeff (3671 posts) -
If you see this man, please notify the Denver police department immediately.
Electronic Arts confirmed today that Madden NFL 10 will be in stores on August 14 this year, sticking with the month that has done so well for it for so long. The announcement also comes with some thematic terms being used to describe the vibe (and, probably, the focus) of this year's game. This year, EA is presenting "Fight For Every Yard" as its slogan. It's no "run-stuffing gang tackles," but it'll have to do, I guess.

EA also announced that it will be producing a live show that will stream online during the NFL draft on April 25. The show will contain draft analysis and call-ins, the box art for the game will be released, and as the college players are drafted up to to the pros, EA will unveil those players' ratings. 

That all sounds like a pretty cool, free bit of entertainment for fans of the game... it definitely goes above and beyond what EA has done to release that information in past years.

EA has also launched the game's official site, which, as you might expect, has more information on this subject. Go Royals!
#2 Posted by JJOR64 (19071 posts) -

Awesome news for Madden fans.

#3 Posted by Everyones_A_Critic (6311 posts) -

After the cliff hanger ending of Madden 09 I have been waiting for this announcement.

#4 Edited by LiveOrDie1212 (926 posts) -

what's Madden??

#5 Posted by Matt_ (337 posts) -

So basically there will be a 2k style tap button mechanic to break out of tackles?

#6 Posted by Bucketdeth (8048 posts) -

What new feature will they add this year, the suspense is killing me.

#7 Posted by JJOR64 (19071 posts) -
Bucketdeth said:
"What new feature will they add this year, the suspense is killing me."
Maybe we can finally play AS Madden.  Now that would be awesome.
#8 Posted by RHCPfan24 (8609 posts) -

Madden? What is this madness?

#9 Posted by RiddleBrother (511 posts) -

@JJOR64

Is this announcement really news? I mean, madden fans knew that this game was coming out, does the announcement of the game itself get you excited? I play fifa a lot, and I get pretty excited every year once a new one is announced, but only once they start talking about new features and stuff.

Now, if they had announced, say, Madden 10: Totally Tween, Totally Truckasaurus, then i'd be stoked.

#10 Posted by Heartagram (1183 posts) -

yay i guess.....probably not going to buy it i got 09 which means i can wait like 2 or 3 years for jthem to actually add new things and then buy it

#11 Posted by louis0nfire (205 posts) -

Where's the date?

#12 Posted by AllanIceman (1323 posts) -

Woot! Go Blue Jays!!

#13 Posted by FlipperDesert (2106 posts) -
Bucketdeth said:
"What new feature will they add this year, the suspense is killing me."
There'll be a sequel to Tron Madden, and the soundtrack's by Daft Punk.
#14 Posted by insanejedi (654 posts) -

better brush up on that madden story.

#15 Posted by DukesT3 (1945 posts) -

I am shocked.... SHOCKED... and they should bring back that whole maddenites ad campaign  because... just because

#16 Edited by Joseppie (733 posts) -

Hell yeah! Go Royals!

And I'm not even being ironic.

#17 Posted by shockwave (25 posts) -

Woot! Go Dodgers!

#18 Posted by kist (208 posts) -

i love basketball cant wait!!

#19 Posted by AgentJ (8778 posts) -
Joseppie said:
"Hell yeah! Go Royals!And I'm not even being ironic."

shockwave said:
"Woot! Go Dodgers! "

AllanIceman said:
"Woot! Go Blue Jays!!"
GO SOUNDERS! Oh wait, wrong football...
But really, if they put Roethlisburger on the cover I will kill myself, and then not buy the game. Then again, he would be stricken with the madden curse, so maybe i shouldn't be too mad.
#20 Posted by BigBoss1911 (2543 posts) -

So its called madden 10?

#21 Posted by DMack (70 posts) -

Madden Ten, Coming Summer Nine

#22 Posted by Dirty_Harry (717 posts) -

The title says it all...

#23 Posted by Double0hFor (410 posts) -

theres only been 10 madden games? :S

#24 Posted by OzzerOzby (50 posts) -

"Fight For Every Yard"
That is awfully close to  "Ten Yard Fight".

#25 Posted by AgentofChaos (1565 posts) -

More of the same :\

#26 Edited by TwoOneFive (9459 posts) -

I'm really happy about EA's new attitude nowadays, and Its nice to see that madden fans are finally getting the same stuff that hardcore fans of other genres have been getting for years. 

#27 Posted by Al3xand3r (7574 posts) -

What about the Wii version, EA has pretty good in taking advantage of its unique offerings. The last Madden seemed to provide as good innovations as PES 08 for Wii, what will they do with this gameplay wise? M+ support like their Tennis and Golf games? Just expansion of the features seen in the last game? Anything?

#28 Posted by Thunder (390 posts) -

Do we get to kill John Madden this year

#29 Posted by Killa_KB (2 posts) -

madden will be good this year

#30 Posted by Black_Rose (7785 posts) -

No shit, really?

#31 Posted by HypotheticalSolution76 (139 posts) -

I bought Madden '08 on the PSP because I wanted portable football. But I wouldn't mind engaging in some season mode on the Wii if it comes out. I heard NCAA football this year won't be on the Wii, but I don't know about Madden. Anyway, maybe the cover this year with be Santonio Holmes or maybe somebody like Matt Ryan or Joe Flacco. I hope there's no truth to the Madden curse though.

#32 Edited by MrKlorox (11209 posts) -

Indeed. Madden is quite dated. Backbreaker, on the other hand, seems somewhat fresh.

#33 Posted by Media_Master (3283 posts) -

Don't care for sports

#34 Posted by Cellardoor (20 posts) -

YAY!! Another Madden expansion that cost $60 bucks. Maybe this time we can cut Maddens sausage fingers off and cook them in our crib.

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