04:41 PM - April 10, 2012 by MMChrisS
"Innovations will come with the new consoles" has become a popular defense for stale franchises like Madden NFL and NCAA Football, as they continue to improve in marginal and incremental ways instead of making sweeping changes or true innovations during the Xbox 360's and Playstation 3's final hours.
Yet Madden's history, spanning over 20 years and four generations of consoles, suggests that the opposite of "incremental change" should be happening right now.
In all previous console generations, the Madden NFL series reached its creative peak just as veteran systems neared their retirement.
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