After recent announcement of [b]Electronic Arts[/b] buying the world (ok maybe a joke now but it’s coming people) [b]EA[/b] has also announced that sports analyst of ABC’s Monday Night Football and football icon John Madden has signed a multi-year agreement to continue to license his name, appear in and consult on the development of the 16 year running franchise, [i]Madden NFL[/i].
[i]Madden NFL 06[/i] will be no different this fall when it launches, as John Madden will lend his voice commentating, likeness and expertise, to the game.
“John Madden personifies authentic football in any medium — television or interactive,” said [i]Electronic Arts[/i] Chairman and CEO Larry Probst. “We look forward to a great future with John in [b]EA SPORTS[/b] [i]Madden NFL[/i].”
On a side note, [i]Madden NFL Football[/i] continues to be the #1, and only, official football franchise and also #1 best selling sports franchise in North America with more than 43 million copies sold.
[b]EA SPORTS[/b] [i]Madden NFL 06[/i] is set to launch on August 9,2005.
Look back for more updates and stories as we draw closer to another big ?game day.?
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