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Description

The football masters are back once again and ready to blow you away with some of the best features ever.

All new major passing offense and passing upgrades like the all new QB vision.

Brand new single-player mode lets you experience the life of an NFL player by earning one of more than 60 Personas ranging from MVP to Movie Star.

New robust (online) features: share files via your EA Locker and instantly find a solid match-up with improved matchmaking. Also check your EA SPORTS Fantasy Football stats in game.


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Madden NFL 06 PlayStation 2 There are some new features in this game and the QB Vision feature is something they are especially proud of so the player is offered a tutorial video at the start of the game
Madden NFL 06 Windows Brady is in the middle
Madden NFL 06 PlayStation 2 The Superstar game mode.<br>Once the player is signed to a team an AI fan will create a fictitious web site to hold the player's stats and chart their progress
Madden NFL 06 Windows This is your agent

Alternate Titles

  • "疯狂橄榄球2006" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)

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Critic Reviews

Next Level Gaming Xbox Aug, 2005 A- 91
4Players.de Windows Sep 17, 2005 90 out of 100 90
Cheat Code Central GameCube 2005 4.5 out of 5 90
GameSpy Xbox Aug 09, 2005 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
Game Informer Magazine GameCube Sep, 2005 9 out of 10 90
Jeuxvideo.com GameCube Sep 09, 2005 17 out of 20 85
Jeuxvideo.com Windows Sep 22, 2005 17 out of 20 85
PC Powerplay Windows Sep, 2005 83 out of 100 83
GameSpot Xbox Aug 08, 2005 8.2 out of 10 82
Gameplay (Benelux) Windows Oct, 2005 79 out of 100 79

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Trivia

EA cover curse

Donavan McNabb in the 2005 season opener suffered a sports hernia that would eventually require surgery. He decided to hold off on the surgery until a groin injury in the tenth game of the year ended his season.

Lawsuit

On 28th November 2005, Pernell Harris sues Electronic Arts over the NFL Superstar mode in Madden NFL 06. He claims to have met with the company in 2003 to discuss his game Heart of a Champion, in which players guide an athlete from high school to professional football. He accuses EA of breaching an "implied in fact contract" by using those features without compensation and violation of a confidentiality agreement.

Server shutdown

On 1st September 2007, EA closed their servers for multiplayer games, for the Xbox, Xbox 360, Windows, PS2 and PSP versions.

Awards

  • GameSpy
    • 2005 – PC Sports Game of the Year (Readers' Vote)
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