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FIFA World Cup: Germany 2006

MobyRank MobyScore
Windows
78
3.7
PlayStation 2
77
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Xbox 360
73
3.0

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www.xbox.com:
    EA SPORTS™ celebrates the world's largest sporting event with the only official and exclusive licensed video game for the 2006 FIFA World Cup Germany.

    2006 FIFA World Cup™ perfectly captures the emotion and passion of the world's fiercest national rivalries by giving users the opportunity to play with their heroes and the chance to win the FIFA World Cup™.

    Play as your home nation and control your favourite players as you battle from qualification right through to a virtual re-creation of the final tournament in Germany.

    EA SPORTS has brought to life close to 100 superstars by emulating the real-life abilities of the world's most recognizable players. Signature moves, playing styles, and flair moves have all been authentically captured in this game. Gameplay advancements in passing and shooting, including improved penalty kicks, make this the most realistic and playable soccer game yet.

    2006 FIFA World Cup introduces a new game mode called Global Challenge that tests even the most hardcore gamer. Global Challenge re-creates 40 classic moments in FIFA World Cup history for fans to tackle. Compare your results with history and measure yourself against the world's best.

    Take control of one of 125 national teams and play against friends in up to eight-way multiplayer matches. Track your results in The Lounge to create your own rankings and earn rewards.

    As the only officially licensed video game of 2006 FIFA World Cup Germany, EA SPORTS has included a plethora of in-game unlockable content such as legendary players and exclusive apparel that make this game a coveted collectable for soccer fans. Play with some of the game's greatest legends and outfit your squad in exclusive team apparel.

    • Play with your heroes: The world's superstars look and play like their real-life counterparts. Player attributes like ball skills and playing style have been uniquely re-created for each player to mirror real life.
    • Win the 2006 FIFA World Cup: Compete as one of 125 teams from qualification right through to a virtual reproduction of the FIFA World Cup Final in Germany. Play in any of the 12 official stadiums that come to life with the pageantry and festivity of the 2006 FIFA World Cup™.
    • Replay history: Try a new mode called Global Challenge that recreates 40 classic moments in FIFA World Cup history. Earn rewards to unlock legendary players and classic apparel.
    • Experience the penalty shootout: Feel the elation and agony of a penalty shootout as if you were on the pitch. Use new moves to distract the goalkeeper or put off the penalty taker. Master your nerves to score the goal that puts your team in the FIFA World Cup.
    • Employ advanced shooting mechanics: New context-sensitive shooting provides even more realistic action. Player shooting ability, pressure from defenders, and distance from goal all contribute to the success of the shot, just like in real life.
    • Take on the world: Play as your favorite national teams in up to eight-way multiplayer sessions with friends from qualifiers to the 2006 FIFA World Cup Final.
    • Access the FIFAWorldCup.com zone: Visit the cities and stadiums of the 2006 FIFA World Cup Germany via in-game videos.

    Contributed by havoc of smeg (12454) on Sep 11, 2010.

Electronic Arts España:
    EA SPORTS™ celebra el evento deportivo más grande del mundo con el único y exclusivo videojuego oficial de la Copa Mundial de la FIFA Alemania 2006.

    El Videojuego de la Copa Mundial de la FIFA 2006 captura perfectamente la emoción y la pasión de la rivalidad entre selecciones, ofreciendo al jugador la oportunidad de jugar con sus héroes y ganar la Copa Mundial de la FIFA. Juega con la selección nacional de tu país y controla a tus jugadores favoritos desde la ronda clasificatoria hasta la fase final en Alemania.

    EA SPORTS ha recreado a más de 100 superestrellas que emulan las habilidades de los homólogos reales más conocidos a nivel mundial. Movimientos únicos, estilos de juego, y habilidades están capturadas de manera real en este juego. Las mejoras de jugabilidad en cuanto a pases y tiros, incluyendo tiros de penaltis, hacen de este juego de fútbol el más realista y jugable hecho hasta ahora.

    Copa Mundial de la FIFA 2006 introduce un nuevo modo de juego llamado Desafío Mundial que pondrá a prueba a los jugadores más expertos. El modo Desafío Mundial recrea 40 momentos clásicos en la historia de la Copa Mundial de la FIFA por retomar. Compara tus resultados con lo que ocurrió y prepárate para enfrentarte a los mejores del mundo.

    Toma el control de una de las 127 selecciones nacionales y enfréntate a tus amigos en 8 tipos de partidos multijugador. Sigue tus resultados en la Sala de juego para crear tus propios rankings y obtener recompensas.

    Al ser el único juego oficialmente licenciado de la Copa Mundial de la FIFA Alemania 2006, EA SPORTS ha incluido una gran cantidad de contenido desbloqueable como jugadores legendarios y equipaciones exclusivas que harán de este juego un codiciado coleccionable para los amantes del fútbol. Juega con algunas de las grandes leyendas del fútbol y viste a tu equipo con una equipación exclusiva.

    Juega con tus héroes y gana la Copa Mundial de la FIFA 2006, disponible en abril de 2006.

    Contributed by DarkDante (3710) on May 18, 2006.

www.nintendo.com - GameCube:

    Dominate the world!

    A world-class game for a world-class tournament.

    You don't need to go to Germany for the championship game of the World Cup. You can play it in the comfort of your own home.

    Features

    • Play as any of 127 teams team through qualifications to the final tournament in Germany
    • Authentic reproductions of 12 official stadiums in Germany plus regional stadiums
    • Game captures likeness and playing style of dozens of world's top players
    • Unlockables include legends of the game and exclusive apparel
    • New Global Challenge recreates dozens of turning points in World Cup history

    In a novel marketing twist, EA Sports will have no less than 10 stars gracing regional versions of the game. US fans will be able to choose between Claudio Reyna and Jamie Lozano. In a nod to the burgeoning Chinese market, Zhi Zhen will appear on box covers there, even though China was eliminated in the qualifying rounds.

    Contributed by Evil Ryu (53304) on May 03, 2006.

Press release (27th April 2006):

    EA MARKS RELEASE OF 2006 FIFA WORLD CUP™ GAME AND ANNOUNCES RENEWED PARTNERSHIP WITH FIFA

    Chertsey, UK, April 27, 2006 – The chance to play with your heroes for soccer's most important trophy became a reality this week after Electronic Arts (NASDAQ: ERTS) started to ship the 2006 FIFA World Cup™ game to stores around the world. The event's only officially licensed videogame has developed enhanced gameplay attributes and stunning graphics that bring to life close to 100 superstars, and captures all of the spirit and pageantry of the real-world tournament. It is the closest fans can come to experiencing 2006 FIFA World Cup Germany™ without playing in it.

    Along with the release of 2006 FIFA World Cup, EA and FIFA announced the extension of their long-term partnership, making EA the worldwide and exclusive FIFA Licensee for soccer action simulation, manager and arcade-style games across all console platforms, PC, handheld platforms, mobile phones and online formats. The on-going partnership will allow EA to continue to bring the most genuine soccer gaming experiences to consumers with the authenticity of the FIFA soccer world, and includes games for the future FIFA World Cups in 2010 and 2014. Working together, EA and FIFA will continue to bring their combined passion for interactive sports entertainment to millions of sports fans around the world for years to come.

    "Renewing our strategic partnership with FIFA will enable us to continue to deliver the most authentic football titles to fans who have helped to make our FIFA games the most successful football videogame franchise in the world," said EA's Gerhard Florin, Executive Vice President and General Manager for International Publishing.

    In 2006 FIFA World Cup, users step into the heart of the action as they play their favorite team or most loathed opponent. Featuring stunning visual representations of the world's superstar players, gamers experience the 12 official stadiums as they take their team from qualification to glory. In addition to taking control of one of 127 national teams, players will enjoy groundbreaking new play modes. Global Challenge tests even the biggest soccer fanatic by recreating classic moments in FIFA World Cup history with modern teams. True champions can challenge their friends in eight-way multiplayer matches and take advantage of tremendous in-game un-lockable content such as legendary players and exclusive licensed football apparel.

    2006 FIFA World Cup, developed by EA Canada under the EA SPORTS™ brand, ships today in North America and on April 28 in Europe and Asia on the PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system, the Xbox® and Xbox 360™ video game systems from Microsoft, Nintendo GameCube™, Nintendo DS™, and Game Boy® Advance, PC and mobile. It will ship on the PSP™ (PlayStation®Portable) system in May. The game is rated "E" (Everyone) by the ESRB and has a PEGI rating of 3+.

    Contributed by Sciere (243014) on May 03, 2006.

Press release (24th March 2006):

    EA LINES UP THE WORLD'S TOP FOOTBALL SUPERSTARS FOR 2006 FIFA WORLD CUP

    Chertsey, UK. March 24, 2006 – This is your chance to step onto the pitch and play with your heroes in the 2006 FIFA World Cup™ Finals! Electronic Arts (NASDAQ: ERTS) today revealed the superstar players who will be featured on the front packs of the 2006 FIFA World Cup™ video game around the world. Designed to celebrate each country's top star, the cover players have been individually selected to represent their team, their nation and their loyal fans. Working in partnership with adidas, the only official branded sports apparel manufacturer for the real-world 2006 FIFA World Cup tournament, EA has been able to deliver customized covers for nearly a dozen countries.

    "We are thrilled to have the world's top footballers representing 2006 FIFA World Cup in each of these countries," said Clive Downie, VP of Marketing, EA. "Game players around the globe are engaging in this phenomenal tournament by experiencing it for themselves through the video game."

    "2006 FIFA World Cup lets players live out their greatest football fantasy of playing with their heroes. We are honoured to have the opportunity to partner with EA and provide direct access to each of the superstars," said Thierry Weil, head of football sports marketing at adidas.

    Demonstrating physical excellence, undying determination and masterful skill, the line-up of players featured regionally on 2006 FIFA World Cup are true sports champions.

    Players step into the heart of the action as they play their favourite team or most loathed opponent. Featuring stunning visual representations of the world's superstar players, gamers experience the 12 official stadiums as they take their team from qualification to glory. In addition to taking control of one of 127 national teams, players will enjoy groundbreaking new play modes. Global Challenge tests even the biggest soccer fanatic by recreating classic moments in FIFA World Cup history with modern teams. True champions can challenge their friends in eight-way multiplayer matches and take advantage of tremendous in-game un-lockable content such as legendary players and exclusive licensed football apparel.

    2006 FIFA World Cup, developed by EA Canada in Vancouver, B.C. will be available on April 28th in Europe and Asia and on April 24th in North America. The game will be available on the PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system, the Xbox® and Xbox 360™ video game systems from Microsoft, Nintendo GameCube™, Nintendo DS™, and Game Boy® Advance, PSP™ (PlayStation®Portable) system, PC and mobile. The game is has a PEGI rating of 3+.

    Contributed by Sciere (243014) on May 03, 2006.

Press release (1st March 2006):

    EA CELEBRATES 2006 FIFA WORLD CUP GERMANY™ WITH EXCLUSIVE RELEASE OF OFFICIALLY LICENSED VIDEOGAME

    Event Game Enables Players to Step onto the Pitch and Play with Their Heroes

    CHERTSEY, England. – March 1, 2006 – Electronic Arts (NASDAQ: ERTS) will celebrate the 2006 FIFA World Cup Germany™ - the world's largest sporting event - with the launch of 2006 FIFA World Cup™, the event's only officially licensed videogame. The videogame will ship on all platforms including Xbox 360™ in April 2006 in anticipation of the real-world tournament which begins in June.

    2006 FIFA World Cup, under the EA SPORTS™ brand, will feature stunning visual representations of the world's superstar players, 12 official stadiums that will be used at 2006 FIFA World Cup Germany and stadiums from each qualifying region. Gamers will be able to play as their favorite team from qualification right through to a virtual reproduction of the tournament in Germany.

    "The FIFA World Cup will be the single most watched sporting event by a worldwide television audience, bringing together football fans from around the world," said Joe Nickolls, lead producer of the game. "Our game, 2006 FIFA World Cup celebrates this passion by capturing all of the national rivalries in-game, enabling fans to play their heroes and be a part of 2006 FIFA World Cup Germany."

    With enhanced player animations, EA SPORTS has emulated close to 100 of the world's superstars, capturing their playing styles and individual likenesses. In addition to enabling gamers to participate in the 2006 FIFA World Cup Germany by taking control of one of 127 national teams, the game features new compelling modes of play, including the groundbreaking Global Challenge that will test even the most hardcore football fan by recreating classic moments in FIFA World Cup™ history. Furthermore, the game supports up to eight-way multiplayer matches and boasts a plethora of in-game unlockable content such as legendary players and exclusive apparel.

    For the first time ever, the officially licensed game of 2006 FIFA World Cup Germany will be available for download via mobile phones. Upon release, gamers can purchase 2006 FIFA World Cup through major North American carriers and will have the option of downloading either English or the Spanish language version of the game. This robust title features all of the 32 international teams vying for the most coveted title in football and offers gamers on-the-go a compelling gameplay experience that truly captures the essence of the sport and this global event.

    2006 FIFA World Cup, developed by EA Canada in Vancouver, B.C., is scheduled to ship on the PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system, the Xbox® and Xbox 360™ video game systems from Microsoft, Nintendo GameCube™, Nintendo DS™, and Game Boy® Advance, PSP™ (PlayStation®Portable) system, PC and mobile. The game carries a PEGi rating of 3+.

    Contributed by Sciere (243014) on May 03, 2006.