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Madden NFL 06 (GameCube)

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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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There are 44 other screenshots on file for other versions of this game.


Alternate Titles

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

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The Press Says

Game Informer Magazine Sep, 2005 9 out of 10 90
1UP Aug 07, 2005 9 out of 10 90
GamePro (US) Aug 08, 2005 4.5 out of 5 90
GameZone Sep 09, 2005 8.7 out of 10 87
Jeuxpo.com 2005 8.5 out of 10 85
IGN Aug 15, 2005 8.5 out of 10 85
Jeuxvideo.com Sep 09, 2005 17 out of 20 85
GameSpot Aug 08, 2005 8.1 out of 10 81
Game Freaks 365 2005 8.1 out of 10 81
GameSpy Aug 09, 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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Robert Wolfe (87) added Madden NFL 06 (GameCube) on Aug 23, 2005
Other platforms contributed by Brian Hirt (10014), Sciere (248572), Robert Wolfe (87) and Mullet of Death (604)