Looking for video game news and can’t believe this one missed my feed. John Madden died at 85. If you don’t know the name, John Madden was a football coach (Oakland Raiders, Superbowl XI champions), sportscaster and one of the most popular video game titles of all time. Madden Football or Madden NFL was released religiously since 1988. His captivating voice and personality transcended sports and media.