Electronic Arts announced today that its popular Madden NFL video game franchise now includes an Apple iPad version.

Starting today, Madden NFL 11 for the iPad is available from the Canadian iTunes app store for $12.99. An iPhone and iPod Touch version is also available for $7.99.

“The release of Madden NFL 11 upholds EA’s legacy of innovation in the mobile industry,” said Travis Boatman, Vice President of Worldwide Studios for EA Mobile. “Total Defensive Control, a brand new feature for iPad and iPod touch, redesigns how you play defense giving you more control and ultimately, making it more fun

Features of the the game include the Gameflow playcalling mechanic of the main game, ability to create finger-drawn hot routes from last year's game, season mode where you can play an entire 16-game schedule and coming soon, multiplayer mode.

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