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Madden 2010

Posted Thursday, August 13, 2009, at 10:56 AM

Has it really been a couple months since I last posted a Gaming Blog? Time flies when you're busy doing things other than writing blogs!

In the 'break' from writing gaming blogs, I've managed to play about 5 new board games, lots of new card games, and a handful of new video games, so I'll try to start reviewing those in the coming weeks as well as other new games that are coming out.

Today's focus is Madden 2010. Madden is a storied franchise in the video game world with roots in the 8-bit world. The game has evolved and changed over the years to become the top of the line football playing simulator. With shiny graphics, responsive controls, and all new lineups and various changes each year - the game is a must buy for those that follow the series.

Myself, I don't follow the series. To be honest, I don't always notice changes between multiple years except for the menu design, but my resident Madden expert assures me that there are changes - usually for the better like the graphics that just keep getting more and more detailed.

I like the Madden series for two reasons, the first being the simple fact that it is constant. We know for a fact that every single year, there will be a new Madden game with new features and lots of awesome. If you are a video game player, this is great when most games just keep getting pushed back and pushed back until you are no longer excited for their release date. Madden doesn't fool around and is always released in the same month each year. This is something the rest of the video games should strive for - to release on time! The second reason - it is amazingly fun game to sit down and play all night with a group of friends and with the ability to play anyone around the world from the comfort of your home on the next-gen machines like XBOX360 and PS3 - it's even easier to play some competitive Madden and trash talk the opponent at all hours of the day.

The second reason is why I'm excited about tonight (Thursday, August 13th, 2009 at 7:00pm) - It's the Madden Tournament at Game On(224 Westview Plaza - McCook - Next to Subway and the Cinema 3). Starting at 7:00, players will have a chance to compete for a free copy of the new Madden 2010 game that releases at MIDNIGHT tonight. Game On will stay open through the tournament tonight and offer the new Madden 2010 game for sale immediately at MIDNIGHT - the very first time that the game can be sold in the US. Not only is it exciting as crap to have a tournament, but even more exciting to get the game the minute it is released! It's going to be a fun night full of Madden.

I'll be there and you should too! If you have any questions, call me at 308-345-8888. In the meantime, what's your favorite Madden story? What was your best victory against a friend? Let's share some stories about Madden from it's beginning to your thoughts on the newest game.


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I kinda forgot about this blog Cody, but you could review some PC based games... I'll even donate a copy of Grand Theft Auto IV for your gaming pleasure... I don't care for it, but then I'm an old foggie.

-- Posted by Brian Hoag on Thu, Sep 10, 2009, at 3:01 PM

67 yard fumble recovery with 15 seconds left to tie the game and then won in overtime with a 49 yard field goal... THAT WAS AN INTENSE ENDING

-- Posted by S&DC on Mon, Aug 17, 2009, at 9:26 AM
Cody Dame's response:
NICE! Madden can have some of the most intense endings in any game on the market - at least the one game I hear about with so many amazingly close endings.


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