Madden NFL 06 review

Now this is how portable football should look and play (mostly)

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Graphically, this is another example of "fair for PSP, but a far cry from PS2" visuals. Everything is jaggy, and it's sometimes hard to distinguish which players are on which team if the uniforms are too similar. Given how sexy-looking some of the other PSP games are, it's tough to look at this and not think it should at least comb its hair or put on a more stylish outfit.

Worse still are the small, one-second loading delays that slow down the "paperwork": gameplay menus, team selection, the pause screen, and even thumbing through the playbook. Luckily, there are a few PSP-specific extra points: some exclusive Mini-Camp games and the ability to move your franchise mode save game between PSP and PS2, to soften the blow.

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Platform"Xbox 360","GameCube","Xbox","PSP","PC","PS2","DS"
US censor rating"","","","","","",""
UK censor rating"3+","3+","3+","3+","3+","3+","3+"
Release date1 January 1970 (US), 1 January 1970 (UK)