EA Sports and the NCAA were hit with a lawsuit in the recent past over the use of college athletes' likenesses in various video games over the past several years. The issue is finally seeing some progress, with ESPN reporting that both EA and the NCAA's licensing division have formed a settlement for $40 million.
Each time a "Madden" game is released, football addicts flock to the title like insects to a bug-zapper. This year in Madden 15, the group responsible for pushing the title to the next level is making certain their audience expands - not just with gameplay enhancements, but with graphics as well. Realism is about to get a boost, that is to say.
One of the most anticipated sports games to launch each year is the new entry in the EA Sports Madden NFL franchise. The next entry on the franchise will be Madden NFL 15 and EA Sports has announced that August 26 is the launch date. Madden NFL is often one of the biggest sports games launched each year, and this year will be no different.