Into the huddle with Madden Kinect and Madden on Vita
Late August doesn't usually mean much for video gamers...unless you're playing Madden. Like the swallows of Capistrano, the arrival of the next Madden has become inextricably associated with the start of football season for us...and, the start of Scott's endless obsession over the NFL Team We Shall Not Name. Madden as an actual game doesn't really merit much to talk about year in and year out...new rosters, slight tweaks that only a veteran player would appreciate, or game modes that few might spend the time to discover. Still, the NFL fans buy it, and rightly so, because it's the only way short of a downloadable roster update to get an interactive taste of pigskin.
This year's Madden is different. Not vastly so, but enough to talk about. The Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 versions have an entirely new physics engine. There's Kinect interactivity, if you have a Kinect. And, for those ready to di... [Read more]