Madden 2011: Not Just a Game, a Phenomenon

August 11, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

When Gamestop opens up its doors today, August 10, enthusiasts of the Madden series will be impersonating their favorite NFL linebacker in an attempt to nab the first copy of the new iteration of the Madden franchise.

Madden NFL 2011 is poised to make gamers on every console known to man (and even the iPad) lock in to their console of choice (or Pad of choice) and delve in to the world of virtual football in anticipation for the start of the next NFL season.

After more than 20 years and sales of more than $70 million, it's safe to say the Madden franchise has engrossed so many millions in to the world of virtual football that the Madden franchise is not just a game, but a phenomenon.

The Madden fan base has always been extensive, but when EA Sports acquired the sole rights to the NFL license making Madden the sole proprietor of the virtual NFL experience, Madden transcended from the tag line of being the most popular professional football video game in to becomin...

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