For over 26 years, the folks over at EA Sports have supplied video gamers with the ultimate NFL experience. For those of us who weren’t talented enough to play in the actual league, Madden NFL provided us with a chance to live out our American football dreams in the virtual world. Who are we kidding? Even the pros like to fine-tune their skills on the sticks from time to time. Endorsed by the legendary John Madden, the namesake franchise took the sports video game category to new heights by being the most popular and highest earning game year on end. In more recent years, critics have argued that the game has lacked in innovation, although the way the game flies off the shelves upon its annual release speaks for itself.