There are pictures of Madden '07 bouncing around the web and it is time for the obligatory, “Wow, these graphics look great,” moment. Yeah, we get it, the new images are wonderful.
The game does go into a lot of graphic detail as it painstakingly includes Mike Vick’s STDs, spit flying out of Bill Cowher's mouth and a blonde bimbo to follow around the Cardinals new rookie quarterback. Those things are great, and they make the game really enjoyable.
But paying so much attention to small details sometimes make you miss the big thing. Take this screen shot for instance. Notice anything wrong?
The Cardinals are playing host to the Seahawks at Sun Devil Stadium in this picture, despite opening a new stadium in Glendale, Ariz. Now it’s cool that the game includes a lump in Pacman Jones' sock from the ounce of blow he is holding, but do you think you could get the Cardinals stadium correct? John Madden, the game’s namesake, is growing senile. Didn’t realize that it affected the programmers, too.
Rest assured that the Birds will make EA Sports rue the day that they disrespected the franchise. Those jerks had better wait until Deadspin finds out about this!
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