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Madden NFL 06

MobyRank MobyScore
Game Boy Advance
69
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PlayStation 2
89
3.2
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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 Situation setup
Madden NFL 06 Windows Rookie Handbook
Madden NFL 06 Windows Selecting teams for Franchise Mode
Madden NFL 06 Game Boy Advance The game is about to start

Alternate Titles

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

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The Press Says

TeamXbox Xbox Aug 08, 2005 9 out of 10 90
Jeuxvideo.com Windows Sep 22, 2005 17 out of 20 85
Jeuxvideo.com Xbox Sep 09, 2005 17 out of 20 85
GameSpot Xbox Aug 08, 2005 8.2 out of 10 82
4Players.de Xbox 360 Jan 06, 2006 81 out of 100 81
Xbox World 360 Xbox 360 Feb 15, 2006 8 out of 10 80
GameSpot (Belgium/Netherlands) Windows Sep 14, 2005 78 out of 100 78
Jeuxvideo.com Nintendo DS Sep 30, 2005 14 out of 20 70
Digital Press - Classic Video Games Xbox 360 Nov 27, 2005 7 out of 10 70
Armchair Empire, The Xbox 360 Jan 05, 2006 6.5 out of 10 65

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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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