Madden NFL 06

Critic Score User Score
PlayStation 2
89
3.3
Xbox
86
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Windows
83
3.6
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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 This is your agent
Madden NFL 06 Windows Player Management, where rosters and players can be viewed and edited
Madden NFL 06 Windows Main menu
Madden NFL 06 Windows Judge says it's a penalty

Alternate Titles

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

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Critic Reviews

GamePro (US) PlayStation 2 Aug 08, 2005 5 out of 5 100
Game Vortex Xbox 2005 96 out of 100 96
Daily Game PlayStation 2 Sep 05, 2005 9.1 out of 10 91
Yahoo! Games PlayStation 2 Aug 08, 2005 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
GameZone Xbox Aug 18, 2005 9 out of 10 90
Next Level Gaming PlayStation 2 Aug 08, 2005 90 out of 100 90
IGN PlayStation 2 Aug 05, 2005 8.8 out of 10 88
PC Games (Germany) Windows Sep 20, 2005 87 out of 100 87
X-Power Xbox Sep 06, 2005 8 out of 10 80
GameSpy Windows Aug 31, 2005 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80

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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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