The first regular season kickoff won't take place until a few minutes past 8:30 pm on Sept. 8, but for gamers, the NFL season really gets underway on Aug. 30.
Madden NFL 12 (EA Sports)That's the day Madden NFL 12 hits store shelves. It's also the day HR departments hate, as a disproportionate number of workers will curiously call in sick after staying up to buy the game at midnight. But as the venerable football series enters its 23rd year, how does publisher Electronic Arts plan to keep it fresh?
Thankfully, the lockout might have actually helped Madden 12. The threat of this year's NFL season not happening spurred the team to ratchet up the innovations this year.Read More »from What’s new in Madden 12?