Summary: Like NCAA, Madden 11’s biggest improvement over last year is the new locomotion engine and running controls. The new animations perfectly capture what announcers are talking about when they say Adrian Peterson “runs angry.
Excerpt: Game journalist and sports fanatic Greg Ford concludes his in-depth three-part field report of Madden 11, concluding his thoughts on EA's newest football sim with a look at the newly implemented Ultimate Team and Madden Moments features, as well as an overview of this time with the title.
Excerpt: As the old saying goes “Another year, another Madden ”. It's not as jaded as it sounds, though, because the grid iron franchise has fallen into an impressive groove on the HD consoles as of late, and Madden 11 is no different.
Summary: Madden NFL 11 captures the emotion and intensity of the NFL like never before. Whether you're a diehard football fan, gamer, or somewhere in between, Madden NFL 11 puts you in control of your favorite teams and NFL superstars and lets you feel what it's like to play on Sundays.
Excerpt: Another year has gone by and here comes another version of the Madden NFL series from Electronic Arts. I often ponder why people upgrade to the next year�s copy of Madden, purely for the roster update. Thankfully, I don�t have to ask that question this year.
Excerpt: Long-running series always ultimately become victims of their own successes, and the divisive rifts they carve between different factions of hardcore fans who form wildly different opinions about the series’ essence.
Conclusion: I would imagine the pressure to deliver year in and year out on the developers of the Madden series has to be tremendous. This year I think the storyboard ideas for this year’s game sounded great and some of them turned out to be quite solid additions.