Posts Tagged ‘connected careers’
  • Madden NFL 13 Pastapadre Players Connected Career League Sign-Ups
    Posted August 17th, 2012 at 3:00 pm 59 Comments »
    The planning stage for the Pastapadre Players Connected Career League (Xbox 360) in Madden NFL 13 is now underway. The league will feature a full 32 owners with each controlling their own created QB. This will provided a balanced playing field but also with some uniqueness as each person will chose their background which will shape their ratings, opportunities, and expectations and then how they progress them will be another part of the strategy.  (more…)...
  • Pastapadre Madden NFL 13 Coach Connected Careers League Owner Selections
    Posted August 11th, 2012 at 4:30 pm 64 Comments »
    Choosing owners for a league is quite difficult particularly when there are so many who express interest in participating. It's greatly appreciated of those who desired a spot taking the time out to drop their info - and unfortunate that ultimately far more people will be denied than granted a team. There have been well over 200 sign-ups for this first league for Madden NFL 13. Selections were based on a number of factors and the procedure even has some sense of randomness by creating mes...
  • Madden NFL 13 Pastapadre Coaches Connected Career League Sign-Ups
    Posted August 7th, 2012 at 4:30 pm 72 Comments »
    The planning stage for the Pastapadre Coaches Connected Career League (Xbox 360) in Madden NFL 13 is now underway. The league will feature a full 32 user-controlled teams with the plan to play two games a week and handle off-season duties on a single day or two. There will be no leniency in staying active - anyone not showing up for a scheduled game or lacking communication will be immediately replaced. There are two ways in which interest can be expressed. The first and preferred way wou...
  • New Video Overview of Connected Careers Mode in Madden NFL 13
    Posted July 24th, 2012 at 11:45 am 62 Comments »
    EA Sports has released a new video with Connected Careers designer Josh Looman going over the single mode in Madden NFL 13 that incorporates what used to be separate (Franchise and Superstar) and delivers some new twists and exceptional depth. Given the difficulty the company has had in communicating what Connected Careers entails it's important for them to continue to talk about it and provide different avenues for consumers to attempt and grasp it. There isn't much new information to be...
  • The Media Personalities Tweeting Inside Madden NFL 13 Connected Careers
    Posted July 19th, 2012 at 12:00 pm 56 Comments »
    Connected Careers mode in Madden NFL 13 features a number of personalities within a faux Twitter feed commenting on the events that take place throughout the league. As noted in the CC preview out of E3 they'll all have their own voice which should be familiar - so Skip Bayless will act as a contrarian and sensationalist as one would expect him to. (more…)...
  • A Few Madden NFL 13 Ratings for Barry Sanders, Michael Irvin, and Deion Sanders
    Posted June 25th, 2012 at 12:30 pm 36 Comments »
    Coming out of the Madden NFL 13 Pro-Am held late last week EA Sports has revealed some of the ratings for Barry Sanders, Michael Irvin, and Deion Sanders. The three are amongst the crop of legends included in the game for use in various modes. These ratings appear to come from their representations on the "Canton Greats" team and possibly their matured cards in Madden Ultimate Team. However they will instead be starting with ratings that reflect their skills and expectations when they ent...
  • Recent Madden NFL 13 News Heavily Influencing Perception and Purchase Plans
    Posted June 22nd, 2012 at 11:15 am 103 Comments »
    EA Sports made big news at E3 with the reveal of a physics driven "Infinity Engine" for Madden NFL 13. That was then followed by details on the "Connected Careers" mode which may in the end turn out to be even more heralded and impactful than the physics. What is clearly evident from the results of the recent poll which consisted of over 6K respondents is the info, impressions, and videos helped sway opinions significantly one way or the other. No previous poll displayed such a level of i...
  • Your Thoughts on Madden NFL 13 Following E3 Announcements and Videos
    Posted June 16th, 2012 at 12:00 pm 86 Comments »
    Anticipation levels were high heading into E3 for Madden NFL 13 considering EA Sports had been hyping huge reveals to come out of the event for months. Those materialized with the "Infinity" physics engine, explanation of the "Connected Careers" mode, and further incorporation of legends. There are also now plenty of gameplay videos out to analyze which is the best way outside of playing to determine if the stated improvements are ultimately translating to a dramatically better game. W...