ESPN2’s Madden Nation To Begin Fourth Season

September 15, 2008

ESPN2’S MADDEN NATION TO BEGIN
FOURTH SEASON

Top 10 Madden NFL 09 Players
Compete to Win Coveted ‘Best Madden NFL Gamer’ Title

On Tuesday, September 16, at 11:00
p.m., ESPN2 will begin airing the fourth season of Madden Nation, a reality
television series in which the country’s top 10 Madden NFL 09 players compete in
a cross-country elimination tournament. Gamers will represent top NFL athletes
and get the chance to meet their respective pro players along the way. Darren
McFadden of the Oakland Raiders and Jeff Garcia of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are
featured in the first and second episodes. The final tournament is played in New
York City’s Times Square for a grand prize of $100,000 and the ultimate title of
the best Madden NFL gamer in the nation.

Madden NFL football has become a
cultural phenomenon and has evolved into the must-have sports title every year,
selling more than 70 million* units over its lifetime. Recently named Best
Sports Game of E3 in the official “Game Critics Best of Show Awards”, Madden NFL
09 celebrates the 20th anniversary of the best-selling franchise. Madden NFL 09
is the First Sports Game That Adapts To You and introduces more than 85 new
features and enhancements.

Madden NFL 09 is available for the
Xbox 360™ video game system from Microsoft, PlayStation®2 and PLAYSTATION®3
computer entertainment systems, Wii™, Nintendo DS™, PSP™ (PlayStation®Portable)
handheld entertainment system and is rated E by the ESRB. Madden NFL 09 20th
Anniversary Collector’s Edition is available on the Xbox 360™ and PLAYSTATION®3.

For more information about Madden
NFL 09, please visit www.madden09.com