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Madden NFL 06

MobyRank MobyScore
Windows
83
...
GameCube
86
3.8
Nintendo DS
61
2.5
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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 Windows Title screen
Madden NFL 06 Windows Instant replay
Madden NFL 06 Windows Viewing the USA Today newspaper, featuring the latest NFL news, in Franchise Mode
Madden NFL 06 Game Boy Advance Title screen

Alternate Titles

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

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The Press Says

Game Vortex Xbox 2005 96 out of 100 96
4Players.de Windows Sep 17, 2005 90 out of 100 90
1UP PlayStation 2 Aug 07, 2005 9 out of 10 90
Next Level Gaming PlayStation 2 Aug 08, 2005 90 out of 100 90
Game Over Online Xbox Sep 05, 2005 85 out of 100 85
Game Over Online GameCube Sep 05, 2005 85 out of 100 85
3DAvenue Windows Sep 06, 2005 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
GameSpot PSP Sep 19, 2005 7.9 out of 10 79
Digital Press - Classic Video Games Xbox 360 Nov 27, 2005 7 out of 10 70
G4 TV: X-Play Nintendo DS Oct 17, 2005 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40

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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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