Madden NFL 09 Cover Revealed: The Curse is Over!
Written Friday, April 25, 2008 By Alan PettitView author's profile
That's right, folks. The dreaded "Madden Curse" wherein whatever athlete they choose to grace their video game has an absolutely awful year or ends up getting hurt is now over. How can I be so sure, you ask? Well, they choose one of the greatest players of all-time this year, but he has already announced his retirement. Unless the curse spills over into his personal life, I think he's safe. Everybody, I introduce to you the Madden NFL 09 cover athlete... Brett Favre!
Madden NFL 09 strives to take authenticity and depth of gameplay to an new level with more than 85 new features and enhancements, including the all-new Total Control Animation system. This system will allow players to perform combination moves like never before and includes an innovative picture-in-picture playcall window. In Madden NFL 09, the game engine is continually assessing the player's performance and will adapt a custom experience to every type of gamer, from newcomer to the veteran Madden NFL player.
Madden NFL 09 will also feature a network-inspired broadcast presentation. Players will benefit from the authentic football knowledge of an in-booth play-by-play and color commentary team featuring Cris Collinsworth and Tom Hammond. In addition, numerous graphical enhancements have been made, including realistic weather and grass, sleeker player models and exterior stadium views.
Madden NFL 09 gives gamers the ability to create online leagues. Fans can now take their rivalries online and compete in leagues with up to 32 teams. Online league play will feature in-depth stat tracking and a flexible scheduling option.