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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.


Screenshots

Madden NFL 06 PlayStation 2 The Superstar game mode<br>The player's apartment changes as their career progresses. In the apartment are key items like the map, see the next screenshot
Madden NFL 06 Windows Score after 1st Quarter
Madden NFL 06 Windows Situation setup
Madden NFL 06 PlayStation 2 There are many mini games and each one has multiple skill levels

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Alternate Titles

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

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Critic Reviews

1UP Xbox Aug 07, 2005 A 100
Next Level Gaming PlayStation 2 Aug 08, 2005 90 out of 100 90
Game Informer Magazine GameCube Sep, 2005 9 out of 10 90
1UP PlayStation 2 Aug 07, 2005 9 out of 10 90
Game Informer Magazine PlayStation 2 Sep, 2005 9 out of 10 90
Lawrence Xbox Aug 15, 2005 89 out of 100 89
GameZone GameCube Sep 09, 2005 8.7 out of 10 87
Game Over Online GameCube Sep 05, 2005 85 out of 100 85
The Video Game Critic PlayStation 2 Sep 28, 2005 B+ 83
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Windows Nov, 2005 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80

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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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