McClatchy-Tribune News Service (MCT)
Reviewed for: Xbox 360 and Playstation 3
Also available for: Every system imaginable
From: Tiburon/EA Sports
ESRB Rating: Everyone
The annual arrival of "Madden" is video gaming's answer to New Year's Day — the opening float in a parade of blockbuster games that runs, non-stop, until after the holidays.
For the first time in three years, it's also a day worth celebrating. After a pair of glitchy and/or feature-starved false starts, "Madden NFL 08" finally (mostly) delivers the kind of next-generation football that owners of next-generation hardware have wanted all along.