Released: 2003
Developer/Publisher: EA Tiburon for EA Sports
Platform(s): PS2, XBOX, GC, PS, GBA, PC

The last great last-gen Madden before EA's early stumbles with its next-gen offerings, the 2004 edition introduced right-analog "playmaker" controls (allowing you to make on-the-spot adjustments during gameplay) and an in-depth ownership mode. Who knew setting concession prices could be so fun?

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Cover athlete Michael Vick has a speed rating of 95, the highest ever for a QB. We're sure that served him well in the bing.