Madden NFL 06

Critic Score User Score
PlayStation 2
89
3.3
Xbox
86
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GameCube
86
3.8
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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 I hate IQ tests
Madden NFL 06 Windows Score after 1st Quarter
Madden NFL 06 Windows Failed to advance and now you have to kick the ball
Madden NFL 06 Windows Pause screen

Alternate Titles

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

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Critic Reviews

Game Informer Magazine PlayStation 2 Sep, 2005 9.25 out of 10 92
TalkXbox Xbox Aug 14, 2005 92 out of 100 92
GamePro (US) GameCube Aug 08, 2005 4.5 out of 5 90
1UP GameCube Aug 07, 2005 9 out of 10 90
GameSpy Xbox Aug 09, 2005 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
GamingTrend Xbox Oct, 2005 516 out of 600 86
MikroBitti Windows Oct, 2005 84 out of 100 84
PSX Extreme PlayStation 2 Oct 25, 2005 8.3 out of 10 83
Game Shark Xbox Aug 23, 2005 B 75
Digital Press - Classic Video Games Xbox Sep 13, 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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