Originally Posted by Duane
I really liked ESPN, even with the bugs. The thing is that they pushed each other to get better. With EA not having that competition we have to buy Madden or no NFL football at all. So there is no incentive for them to push the envelope and really get better each year.
Not to mention EA also lost it's incentive to drop the price - they lowered Madden 2005 to $29 to compete with ESPN, NCAA however, only went to $39 and thanks to no competition never changed.