Madden 12 Out Tomorrow: DeSean Jackson Gets 100 Speed Rating, Play Against Other CB Readers Online

We don't do too much with video games here, but Madden (and NHL, FIFA) are the exceptions. Tomorrow, EA Sports will release Madden 12. The early release is already available to download (If you paid $25 for their online pass like I did- business expense, yo. My free review copy should be here today or tomorrow…). Anyway, last week, EA Sports and ESPN SportsNation held voting for which players would receive 100 ratings in five separate categories. LeSean McCoy (elusiveness) and DeSean Jackson (speed) were finalists. Shady didn't win, but D-Jac did, narrowly edging Chris Johnson for the coveted 100 speed rating.

One of the features of Madden 12 is the ability to host online communities, where you can play other members and see how your record stacks up against the rest of the community- a league, if you will. The Crossing Broad community is already live (PS3 only). All you have to do is search for it by name ("Crossing Broad") and enter password: timeyours. That's it. We'll most likely figure out a way to offer up prizes to monthly leaders and such. All of the settings are the default settings except games are played on All-Pro and game flow is turned off- you have to call your own plays. My handle is – creatively named – crossingbroad. I'm already 0-1…

Video explaining communities after the jump.

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11 Comments

  • Colin Zander August 29, 2011 at 12:40 pm

    Are you gonna set up a community for xbox?

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  • Erik August 29, 2011 at 12:43 pm

    Fuck XBOX, great idea I’m excited to shit on everyone.

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  • Beez Nutz August 29, 2011 at 12:49 pm

    hillarious because Chris Johnson is waaaay faster than D Jax … in ya know … real life

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  • Kyle Scott August 29, 2011 at 1:11 pm

    no xbox… i know, i know- I suck.

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  • Aaron August 29, 2011 at 1:23 pm

    PS3? Really? Come on….get it going with Xbox live!

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  • Kyle Scott August 29, 2011 at 1:25 pm

    OK fine. one of you has to create it and send using the same details here. I’ll add on to the post.

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  • Aaron August 29, 2011 at 1:45 pm

    Haha I have to buy it first…lol. So if anyone else already has and can get it up and running let me know in meantime.

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  • alex August 29, 2011 at 2:26 pm

    how is chris johnson faster than desean jackson when he lost to him in a race?

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  • zach August 29, 2011 at 2:45 pm

    xbox blows

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  • Beez Nutz August 29, 2011 at 4:34 pm

    @alex … LOL i just looked that relay up. You cant tell anything from that (especially since CJ handed the baton off first)
    CJ has the second fastest 40 ever recorded at the combine

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  • Bran MeLLo August 29, 2011 at 5:06 pm

    Kyle, Created the “Crossing Broad” community for XBOX 360. Password is the same as the ps3. (I was tempted to use the “virgin” logo for the community, but I decided to go with plain old Eagles).

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