Has NASCAR 21: Ignition game bucked the Madden NFL cover curse?

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First, let’s explain the cover curse: Until 1998, Madden NFL video game covers were of the man himself – legendary coach and TV broadcaster John Madden – but as marketeers worked harder to shift the product, top players became the cover stars. The first was Garrison Hearst in Madden NFL 99 : After an amazing ’98 …Keep reading