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Description

Released one month before the actual World Cup 2006, this game lets players play all the matches before they even started. Featuring 12 official German stadiums and all the teams that qualified for the World Cup 2006 in Germany, plus additional teams and unlockable classic players. The playable modes let you try any of the qualifying stages or skip right to the world cup mode assuming as one of the qualified teams. Additional modes include Global Challenge where you can replay 40 historical moments in football history to change the outcome, and various multiplayer matches.

Screenshots

FIFA World Cup: Germany 2006 PlayStation 2 At the end of a match the game shows a selection of highlights<br>Unfortunately in this case that means seeing Germany score the same goals against England over and over again
FIFA World Cup: Germany 2006 PlayStation 2 A game can be paused and various settings can be adjusted. The Pause Menu also has an option to adjust the camera angle
FIFA World Cup: Germany 2006 PlayStation 2 One of the three post match statistics screens
FIFA World Cup: Germany 2006 PlayStation 2 Selecting a team for the qualifying stage is optional but it does give the player a lesson in geography by showing where each country is

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Alternate Titles

  • "Mistrzostwa Świata FIFA 2006" -- Polish title
  • "FIFA WM 2006" -- Common German abbreviation
  • "FIFA Fussball-Weltmeisterschaft Deutschland 2006" -- German title
  • "Coupe Du Monde De La FIFA 2006" -- French title
  • "Copa do Mundo FIFA 2006" -- Brazilian title
  • "2006 FIFA 世界杯" -- Chinese title (simplified)
  • "2006 FIFA World Cup Germany" -- Alt title

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Critic Reviews

Game Informer Magazine Jul, 2006 8.5 out of 10 85
1UP Jun 07, 2006 B+ 83
Gamesmania.de May 07, 2006 83 out of 100 83
Cheat Code Central May 05, 2006 4.1 out of 5 82
GameSpy May 04, 2006 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
GameSpot May 04, 2006 7.7 out of 10 77
FOK!games May 08, 2006 74 out of 100 74
4Players.de May 05, 2006 71 out of 100 71
Jeuxvideo.com Apr 27, 2006 13 out of 20 65
Lawrence Apr 28, 2006 C+ 58

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Trivia

Cover

The cover design has been localized with different athletes portrayed for specific release countries:
  • England: Frank Lampard (England)
  • China: Zhi Zhen (China)
  • Germany: Lukas Podolski (Germany)
  • Italy: Alessandro Del Piero (Italy)
  • USA, Canada and Mexico: Jamie Lozano (Mexico) and Claudio Reyna (USA)
  • Portugal: Simao (Portugal)
  • The Netherlands, Belgium and Luxemburg: Arjen Robben (The Netherlands)
  • Switzerland: Ricardo Cabanas (Switzerland)
  • Spain: Xavi (Spain)
  • All other countries: the FIFA World Cup trophy and the official emblem

Online servers

On 1st September 2007, EA closed their servers for multiplayer games, for the Xbox, Windows, PS2 and PSP versions.

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Kabushi (191353) added FIFA World Cup: Germany 2006 (PlayStation 2) on May 03, 2006
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