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Madden NFL 09 Latest News - Xbox 360

Game Description:Superstar football player Brett Favre is on the cover, but anyone can play this year's Madden! For the first time ever, the difficulty level will be set dynamically, based on a series of holographic training exercises the player performs before taking the ball. Skills easily recalled by expert Madden players will be detected, while rookie players will get a bit more help along the way. As you progress in skill, the level will shift with you, opening more options. It even works in head-to-head matches! Improved animations make spinning out of tackles and ball-stripping a bit more fair. Plus, now you can sub in new players at the touch of a button on the play-calling screen!
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  • X-Play's Best of 2008 Awards!

    X-Play is proud to present its Best of 2008 Awards on Tuesday, December 9th, at 8PM ET. This sixth annual awards program will highlight the best in gaming throughout the year. ' "It seems commonplace to expect and find every year to improve on the one before," says Adam Sessler, Host and Managing Editor, "X-Play." "But...

    Posted December 5, 2008| 219 Comments

    X-Play's Best of 2008 Awards!
  • 'Madden' Monopoly Comes Into Focus

    For a while now, the exclusive deal that EA has with the NFL means that Madden is the only football game in town...or the only one in town with the rights to any of the real people who play the game. Still, documents that surfaces when the NFLPA sued the NFL for money owed to their retired players shows just how insidious this whole thing is. A...

    Posted November 18, 2008| 4 Comments

    'Madden' Monopoly Comes Into Focus
  • Madden 09 Sells Best in Q3

    Madden NFL 09 is no joke. From July through September 2008, this game sold 2,994,000 copies just in the United States--making it the best selling game in the world for the third quarter--and it did so by a whopping margin. Second place: Wii Fit with 2,089,000. Third place: Star Wars: The Force Unleashed with 1,738,000. Fourth place: Pokemon...

    Posted November 11, 2008| 13 Comments

    Madden 09 Sells Best in Q3
  • Guy Watches Football For 'Madden'

    Many years ago, we saw a guy with a shirt reading "Official Bikini Inspector," and have been terribly jealous ever since, but today we heard of a guy with an even more envious position: Electronic Arts' Anthony White gets paid to watch football. White is in charge of checking out each week's games, and tweaking Madden stats so the...

    Posted September 30, 2008| 6 Comments

    Guy Watches Football For 'Madden'
  • 'CoD 4', 'Castle Crashers' Tops Xbox Live

    Infinity Ward's Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare has been dominating the Xbox Live charts for weeks now, as it still steps on Master Chief and the rest of the Live crew. No big surprise there folks, but we do give props to everyone who downloaded SNK's Samuari Showdown II, as it sits right below Castle Crashers in the number two spot! Way to go...

    Posted September 17, 2008| 28 Comments

    'CoD 4', 'Castle Crashers' Tops Xbox Live
  • DS, Madden Tackles August Sales

    August sales charts didn't really change much from July. According to the NPD, the Nintendo DS is once again the top-selling console last month, and football tackled the competition with Madden NFL '09, after July's college football domination. Here are the numbers: Hardware (units): Nintendo DS - 518,300 Nintendo Wii - 453,000 ...

    Posted September 11, 2008| 14 Comments

    DS, Madden Tackles August Sales
  • The Game Crushes Bow Wow In Madden Challenge

    Well, the fat lady has sung....er, rapped. The Madden NFL '09 challenge issued by rapper Bow Wow toward s**t-talkin’ gangsta rapper The Game is over and a winner has emerged. The Game crushed his opponent, 55 to 23, and the Lil’ One owes him a cool $100,000. The rappers threw down at the showdown in Los Angeles on Friday, Sept. 5,...

    Posted September 8, 2008| 30 Comments

    The Game Crushes Bow Wow In Madden Challenge
  • The Game Among The Best 'Madden' Players On Earth!

    Hey, remember the other week when rapper Bow Wow challenged gangsta rapper The Game to a Madden NFL 09 (EA Sports, multi-platform) contest for a $100,000 prize? Well, it turns out that The Game wasn’t joking when he said he could crush the lil’ guy in the game. In fact, it turns out that The Game (a.k.a. PSN player...

    Posted September 3, 2008| 12 Comments

    The Game Among The Best 'Madden' Players On Earth!
  • The Game Vs. Bow Wow: Madden Faceoff Is On!

    WARNING: THESE GUYS CURSE A LOT! Hey, remember when we reported that rappin’ teen Lil’ Bow Wow released challenged gangsta rapper The Game to a Madden NFL 09 (EA Sports, multi-platform) contest for a $100,000 prize? Well, it’s happening! The Game has accepted the dare, and the hip hoppin’ duo will go head-to-head in New...

    Posted August 27, 2008| 17 Comments

    The Game Vs. Bow Wow: Madden Faceoff Is On!
  • 'Call of Duty 4', 'BC: Rearmed' Tops Xbox Live

    Infinity Ward's massive FPS hit has taken down Master Chief once again, as Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare beat Halo 3 as the top played Xbox Live title last week. Capcom's retro revival of Bionic Commando: Rearmed was a hit on its debut, as it came out above the rest as the most downloaded XBLA title: Xbox 360 Top Live Titles (based on unique...

    Posted August 21, 2008| 20 Comments

    'Call of Duty 4', 'BC: Rearmed' Tops Xbox Live
  • Madden-Palooza At The Rose Bowl

    Thousands of fans have been attending the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California since it was first built in 1922. It's the home of college football's most famous bowl game, hosting many rivalries such as the famous USC vs. UCLA match-up. The Tournament of Roses parade, which annually attracts crowds of up to 90,000 and is watched by millions on...

    Posted August 13, 2008| 4 Comments

    Madden-Palooza At The Rose Bowl
  • Ray Lewis Talks 'Madden '09' Cover

    Baltimore Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis, also known as one of the most terrifying personages in all of sports, talked a little Madden '09 smack a while back, and revealed that he would rather see Chicago Bears kick returner Devin Hester (he of the 100% speed feature in the game) on the cover of the game than Brett Favre, either as a Packer or a...

    Posted August 13, 2008| 17 Comments

    Ray Lewis Talks 'Madden '09' Cover
  • EA Spells Favre Wrong in 'Madden '09 Collector's Edition'

    The Collector's Edition menu for Madden '09 has a typo; a major typo. They've spelled their coverboy, Brett Favre's, name wrong. F-A-R-V-E is not how you spell Favre. Poor guy. First he cries on TV about retiring, then he has to close out the last two disappointing years of his great career in New Jersey, and now you spell his name...

    Posted August 13, 2008| 26 Comments

    EA Spells Favre Wrong in 'Madden '09 Collector's Edition'
  • New 'Madden NFL 09' Release Day Media

    And on this day EA Sports said "Let there be Madden NFL 09 media for all". Love it or hate it, here are some new images of good ol' #4 Favre in N.Y. Jets-green and a release trailer below. Of course if you didn't take the hint, Madden is out today for the DS, PS2, PS3, PSP, Xbox, and the Xbox 360. Madden NFL 09 Release Trailer ...

    Posted August 12, 2008| 2 Comments

    New 'Madden NFL 09' Release Day Media
  • Favre Traded To Jets: 'Madden' Cover Inaccurate

    According to FOX Sports' Jay Glazer the Green Bay Packers have traded quarterback Brett Favre to the New York Jets for a conditional draft pick. Earth-shaking news in the world of sports... but also earth-shaking news in the videogame world, because suddenly, the cover to Madden 09 is totally wrong. That's it above, with coverboy Brett Favre in...

    Posted August 7, 2008| 26 Comments

    Favre Traded To Jets: 'Madden' Cover Inaccurate
  • Games Before the Games: Madden Predictions Week 11

    Posted: November 14, 2008

    5,262 Views | 01:35 | 5 Comments

  • Madden Boot Camp: Trash Talks Your Game

    Posted: November 5, 2008

    1,666 Views | 02:23 | 2 Comments

  • Game Before The Games: Week of October 5th

    Posted: October 3, 2008

    10,991 Views | 01:47 | 10 Comments

  • Madden Boot Camp

    Posted: October 3, 2008

    4,767 Views | 01:59 | 8 Comments

  • The Game Before the Games 09.26.08

    Posted: September 26, 2008

    4,620 Views | 01:47 | 3 Comments

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