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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 new superstar mode.<br>Creating a new player literally starts with choosing your parents and goes right through to retirement
Madden NFL 06 PlayStation 2 A scene from one of the game tutorials. It looks great but the in-game graphics aren't quite as good
Madden NFL 06 Windows Team Management, where teams can be viewed and edited
Madden NFL 06 Windows Viewing the USA Today newspaper, featuring the latest NFL news, in Franchise Mode

Alternate Titles

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

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Critic Reviews

Armchair Empire, The Xbox Sep 06, 2005 9.1 out of 10 91
2404.org PC Gaming Windows Aug 24, 2005 9 out of 10 90
IGN PlayStation 2 Aug 05, 2005 8.8 out of 10 88
PC Action Windows Sep 20, 2005 87 out of 100 87
GameStar (Germany) Windows Aug, 2005 86 out of 100 86
GamersMark Xbox Sep 07, 2005 8.4 out of 10 84
Game Freaks 365 GameCube 2005 8.1 out of 10 81
X-Power Xbox Sep 06, 2005 8 out of 10 80
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Windows Nov, 2005 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
videogamer.com Xbox Sep 28, 2005 7 out of 10 70

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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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