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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 Opponents backup players
Madden NFL 06 Windows Situation setup
Madden NFL 06 PlayStation 2 The graphics in some of the in-game cut scenes contrast to the game graphics
Madden NFL 06 Windows Madden Bowl 2005

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Alternate Titles

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

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Critic Reviews

Game Informer Magazine GameCube Sep, 2005 9.25 out of 10 92
GamePro (US) GameCube Aug 08, 2005 4.5 out of 5 90
4Players.de PlayStation 2 Sep 17, 2005 90 out of 100 90
1UP GameCube Aug 07, 2005 9 out of 10 90
IGN PlayStation 2 Aug 05, 2005 8.8 out of 10 88
Jeuxvideo.com Xbox Sep 09, 2005 17 out of 20 85
Jeuxpo.com GameCube 2005 8.5 out of 10 85
IGN GameCube Aug 15, 2005 8.5 out of 10 85
Gaming Age Xbox Aug 19, 2005 B 75
PAL Gaming Network (PALGN) Xbox Oct 10, 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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