See the Barry Sanders 'Madden 25' Cover

May 1, 2013 | Donna Sundblad

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After six weeks and more than 40 million votes, fans chose Hall of Fame running back Barry Sanders as Madden 25's cover athlete last week. Sanders emerged from a field of 32 current and former players, including Robert Griffin III, Russell Wilson, Jerry Rice and Joe Montana. Sanders ended up defeating reigning NFL MVP, Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson, with 58 percent of the vote.

Madden 25 Updates

According to EA SportsMadden 25 is set to hit store shelves Aug. 27. Along with the cover athlete news, EA Sports also announced several improvements for the new installment, including the Run Free gameplay mechanic and an overhauled Infinity Engine 2. Run Free gameplay is designed to make ball carrying more fun by allowing players to string together 30 moves throughout a run. The Infinity Engine 2 facilitates smoother simulation dynamics than its predecessor and presents the brand new Force Impact System, with completely redesigned moves like the Dive Tackle, Hit Stick and Truck.

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