Electronic Arts' long-running Madden series, which has delighted sports-sim fans since the late 1980s, is poised to make its annual return with Madden NFL 12. The pigskin title ups the football ante by including a load of new graphics, gameplay, and customization options that make it the most anticipated Madden titles in years.

The first thing you'll notice upon firing up Madden NFL 12 is the slick presentation. The development studio, EA Tiburon, has placed significant emphasis on replicating the broadcast TV feel