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WWE Smackdown vs. Raw 2006

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This installment of the Smackdown series continues the Smackdown vs. Raw era, which now uses a yearly date in the title, similarly to other sports titles.

The game includes an updated roster of wrestlers, as well as many classic superstars like Bret Hart or British Bulldog. It also includes many new arenas from recent Pay-Per-Views, as well as a classic arena from Wrestlemania 9. A new recorded dialogue for many of the wrestlers is featured in the storyline, as the player goes through many different plots in the Season Mode, chasing the championship belts.

Gameplay has been slightly enhanced, with a larger list of moves available to each wrestler, and pre-match mini-games to start your fight off with and determine who has the upper hand.

Another addition is the General Manager Mode, where the player takes the role of a GM trying to book a weekly show. Taking into account costs to contract wrestlers, keeping a chosen wrestler happy and healthy, and putting on matches and setting up feuds to keep the ratings for the show high are the objectives of this mode.

It is also possible to earn Smackdown Dollars in the game, which the player can use to buy new moves, new create-a-wrestler items, Legends wrestlers, and even furniture to customize a locker room. The player can also earn trophies for his trophy case by completing challenges and beating the GM Mode.


WWE Smackdown vs. Raw 2006 PlayStation 2 Before playing the game the player must create a game id. There's an impressive 'keyboard' setup for this that even allows accented characters but the name can be only eight characters long
WWE Smackdown vs. Raw 2006 PlayStation 2 Winning a championship is accompanied by a blizzard of paper snow
WWE Smackdown vs. Raw 2006 PlayStation 2 The game's main menu
WWE Smackdown vs. Raw 2006 PlayStation 2 The degree of customisation is extensive. This is the menu that customises the rules of the wrestling matches

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The Press Says

GameZone PlayStation 2 Dec 09, 2005 9.3 out of 10 93
1UP PlayStation 2 Nov 14, 2005 9 out of 10 90
Worth Playing PlayStation 2 Dec 20, 2005 8.5 out of 10 85
Games Master PlayStation 2 Dec, 2005 82 out of 100 82
Official UK Playstation 2 Magazine PSP Jan, 2006 8 out of 10 80 (UK) PSP Jan 12, 2006 8 out of 10 80
GameSpy PSP Dec 21, 2005 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80 PlayStation 2 Nov 22, 2005 15 out of 20 75
GamePro (US) PSP Jan 06, 2006 3.5 out of 5 70
3DAvenue PSP Jan 26, 2006 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70


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