Steve of The Daily Rotation wrote, "I recently got the opportunity to spend a few days in the brand new world of Madden NFL 13. Now for any of you who don’t know me personally, I’m a big time NFL fan; I love American Football and I’ve loved Madden games in the past. My all-time favorite Madden games would be Madden ’93. I approached 13 with hesitation, after not liking what 12 had to offer. Does 13 live up to the hype?"