Excerpt: England probably won’t win the World Cup, but at least with the official game you can pretend they are good enough by putting the difficulty level on easy and ripping through the world ranks as if your team was made up of tireless Brazilian workhorses.
Conclusion: Safety First—Make it to Neptune without losing a life. (10 points) Tough Guy—Make it to stage 7 without obtaining any bonus weapons. (10 points) Good Start—Get 12,000 points in the first stage. (10 points) Sharp Shooter—Kill all ships on the first 3 bonus levels.
Conclusion: Yes, 2006 FIFA World Cup is a full-price title, and yes it shares a good bit with last year’s Xbox 360 launch title, but there’s a lot of extra love coming from EA Canada. 2006 FIFA World Cup is a synergistic title that is virtually complete from stem to stern.
Excerpt: From the moment you pop in EA Sports’ newest soccer title, 2006 FIFA World Cup Germany , you’ll be instantly impressed with the visuals. While the stadiums are great, they are also not jaw-dropping.
Excerpt: With World Cup excitement almost reaching fever pitch, only to be lessened somewhat by the injury of England's star player, the release of EA's FIFA World Cup 2006 on every platform means that everyone can have a shot at World Cup glory.
Conclusion: The 5th is to complete all scenario's (challenges) and unless you really love to Achievement seek you wont bother. On any difficulty you can win, qualify and beat Germany in the World Cup and complete one scenario (of your choice).
Excerpt: 2006 FIFA World Cup lets gamers and soccer fans experience every footballer's dream of bringing home the biggest prize in world football. This EA Sports game challenges you to lead a nation's team through the highs and lows of qualification, as you play teams from your chosen continent in order to...
Summary: 2006 FIFA World Cup takes elements of the best soccer games and gives it a unique spin. It still dosen't match up to Pro Evolution Soccer, but it has improved and become more refined and innovative. EA have done a very good job, and have made it their best World Cup game yet.
Pros: Nice gameplay, easy to control, well laid out control scheme.
Cons: Frustrating gameplay, still dosen't come close to Pro Evolution Soccer.
Excerpt: Sometimes, I really do wonder what goes on in people’s heads. 2006 FIFA World Cup came out just over a week before this review was written, and I purposefully held back from submitting my review, just to see if I could have a look at some of the reviews from the larger sites and to see if I was...