On August 27, the famed Madden franchise will be celebrating its 25-year anniversary with the release of Madden NFL 25. Throughout the game’s long-running tenure, it has experienced many highs and lows, but the one thing that’s always been constant is its devoted cult following. So, in honor of Madden’s 25th birthday, XXL decided to take a look back to its debut on the PlayStation 2 console in 2001 and all of its iterations since.—Written and compiled by DJ Rhude (@DJRhude)