Madden ’12 cover

Here’s an interesting article on how EA Sports chose cover athlete nominees for Madden ’12.  The controversy is over whether Brady and Manning should be on it.  Dolphins left tackle Jake Long did make the cut though. GO BLUE!

EA Sports Predict Superbowl Winners?

This’ll be interesting, especially for anyone currently playing Madden NFL. In this article — from September — EA Sports predicted that the Packers would win the Superbowl.  Apparently EA Sports has run Superbowl simulations since 2004 — and successfully picked the winner seven out of eight times. This is testimony to their games’ verisimilitude, I would say.