EA Sports has revealed plans to re-build the career modes...in Madden 12. Online Franchise, Franchise, and Superstar are largely untouched for Madden 11 with much of the development time having been spent instead of the GameFlow feature.
Has done little to improve anything at all. and they wont until the NFL licence is no longer exclusive to them. They probably have Madden 12 and 13 already done...lol
2012 cant come sooner....i really hope that Take Two takes a stab at the license....EA refuses to innovate or spend more money and time to make each iteration stand out from the previous games...they know that Madden is a cash cow, so there is no point in trying to put any effort into the game anymore
its not a fantasy game so all they couldve added by this generation they have already added it, so even if some other game developer gets the license nothing will be new anyway
There's plenty they could add to it. For one, they could develop an entirely new engine with real physics based gameplay and ditch all the scripted and canned animations. That alone would be make it worth purchasing.
the engine for this game (madden 2011) does look entirely new scripted animations? hows that when everytime something happens the animations are different, so thats already there its already worth purchasing looking at the sales and i and my group surely had fun with it so ea is the best developers for the job
Not true at ALL! It will be an entirely NEW experience. That's what people who have been "stuck" playing Madden don't understand. It gets stale after 5+ years of the same engine. Animations have become predictable. Legacy issues abound in Madden. Until there is an ENTIRE engine overhaul...it will be too similar. Of course, it is fun to play as your favorite NFL teams and players...but alas...that is the only draw. Ask yourself this...honestly...if Madden DIDN'T have the NFL license would it be such a great game? Would millions of gamers be lauding this game as the greatest football sim of all time? As it stands, Madden is the ONLY choice for an NFL and football fan to get a fix. Competition is what is needed to make the genre great as a whole. I miss the days where you actually had to choose between 3 or 4 NFL themed football games to get your fix! (Even if some were horrible! *LOL*)
They could've just recycled that headline for '09 and '10 as well.
With no competition there is no need to improve. The 2K NFL games were so far ahead, they actually forced Madden to change. This is just sad.
"Madden 11 Does Little to Improve Franchise and Online Franchise Modes" And people are only starting to realize this now? EA Sports hasn't done s**t to improve anything in any of their sports titles for years.
Biggest "improvement" is $10 to play online if you don't have the game new code.
EA lost the licence becasce the NFL canceled the licence with them 2 days ago, so it's open for NFL 2K to come back.
madden come up with saying something like their favorite game being so great and better than the one thats obviously better its always a letdown for you example "bad company 2 being so much better than mw2" then bad company 2 came out and its a horrible let down, same thing will happen with 2k games
does EA pay your for your blind loyalty? Really? Saying BFBC2 is a "horrible let down" is nuts! No...it didn't outsell MW2, but once again I've never booted up and played sales data. Why is it that two great franchises can't coexist without one having to be "the greatest" and the other sucking??? Most people will acknowledge that Madden is a good game of football. However, what blinded Maddenites fail to see is that it would be leaps and bounds better with some competition to provide impetus for evolving instead of breaking football into bite sized pieces and feeding it to us year after year in feature updates that they call new games!
wish it was this NFL 2K11. with "TIM TEBOW" ON THE COVER!!! ( I KID I KID) well since 2k series is with take two and take two is somewhat having many of there games use the euphoria engine (back breaker,GTAIV ETC..) NOW THAT'S SOMETHING !
It will be a great day when EA loses their NFL exclusive license. God I can't wait.
3 vs 3 has the potential of being fun, but over 10 yrs ago, I played NHL online 5 on 5 via 56K ... and after a decade with cable modems, I can only play 3 v 3 like COD, another year, another game with incremental improvements... no way am I buying for 60 bucks....
EA Sports really need to get rid of this franchise. The only reason why I don't buy it cause it's the same graphics every year. but NFL fans don't care as long they get to play it and it's like a gold mine rush for EA to help them make more money. But give it up EA no one doesn't want the same crappy graphics every year theirs nothing else you can't do to make FOOTBALL look better than 2k. I just hope 2K games can get the franchise deal and make it BETTER THAN EA MADDEN.
i hope 2k can get the NFL license back....
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