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Electronic Art's 2004 incarnation of the NCAA Basketball franchise comes with some brand new features. With a sophisticated play calling system you can call your plays with still moving the ball down the court to get your team mates in contention. The dynasty mode goes up to 30 years with a recruiting system that keeps up to date of your prospects while keeping your other players in line just in case they decide to stray from their studies or worse. You can play one on one against the computer or against a buddy, playing in custom tournaments, rivalry games or even play as your favorite teams mascots. It also features the all-new Pontiac College Classics, allowing you to recreate classic games from the past or even rewrite history. The game also features the voices of Brad Nessler and the legendary Dick Vitale.
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Seth Rollins was revealed to be the cover star, and the game's slogan is "Be Like No One."
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2K Sports hits the court with COLLEGE HOOPS 2K6 for the PS2. With the focus more on coaching instead of playing with big-name stars, COLLEGE HOOPS 2K6 puts the player in charge of an NCAA team of their own. Gamers can select from nearly every NCAA coach currently in the industry or create their own. Each coach has a number of different attributes, and these attributes will determine many different aspects of the game. Charisma, for example, affects recruitment and player confidence, while discipline will help players focus on the game. Players may also bring issues to the coach to solve, which also affects the team's playing ability as well. Gamers will also have access to the coach's clipboard during the game. The clipboard will pop up automatically when gamers need to make adjustments instead of requiring gamers to access a series of menus. Another new feature are the four points of emphasis: ball control, defense, rebounding, and shot selection. Selecting one will boast the team's particular effectiveness in that area proportionate to the coach's attributes. Recruiting, likewise, has been upgraded and tweaked. Gamers can track 15 potential recruits during the season, watching their interest levels and stats and have the option of controlling the recruiting themselves or allowing the assistant coaches to deal many of the decisions. COLLEGE HOOPS 2K6 perfectly captures all of the aspects of coaching a NCAA team but, with assistant coaches and other options, never makes the gamer feel overwhelmed.
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NCAA Football 2003, released for the PlayStation 2, Nintendo GameCube, and Xbox, featured University of Oregon quarterback Joey Harrington on the cover.
New features in this version included over 200 licensed fight songs, 3D cheerleaders and 144 different schools.
Dynasty mode was enhanced with the ability to redshirt a player and schedule non-conference games before each season. Trophies and awards, modeled after real-life college football awards, was another feature new to this version. Players could win trophies by playing games and could add them to a personal collection which is shown off in a trophy room. These awards include the Heisman, Coach of the Year and Bowl-specific trophies. The game featured 23 different rivalry trophies that were created to represent their real-life counterparts.
Create-A-School mode returned in this edition of the game after being absent from the previous year. The game also featured a customizable interface for the first time. A player could choose his or her favorite team and the game interface would be based around that team's fight song, mascot, logos and school colors.
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Experience the most authentic WWE gameplay ever, featuring thousands of new moves and animations, backstage and in-arena brawling, and the biggest roster of WWE and NXT Superstars and Legends to date.
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Call of Duty: WWII creates the definitive World War II next generation experience across three different game modes: Campaign, Multiplayer, and Co-Operative. Featuring stunning visuals, the Campaign transports players to the European theater as they engage in an all-new Call of Duty story set in iconic World War II battles. Multiplayer marks a return to original, boots-on-the ground Call of Duty gameplay. Authentic weapons and traditional run-and-gun action immerse you in a vast array of World War II-themed locations. The Co-Operative mode unleashes a new and original story in a standalone game experience full of unexpected, adrenaline-pumping moments.
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Electronic Art's NCAA Basketball franchise returns with new and improved features for the 2005 season. The new lockdown stick allows you to force opponent's to make easier turnovers and make smoother passes to teammates. You can have your senior captain get your team into the game and get your crowd fired up to rattle your rivals into mistakes. With an much more updated dynasty mode you can now recruit Junior College players with updated stats to keep you ahead of your rivals and relive some of the greatest moments with College Classics and play up to 20 great games, repeating history or completely changing it.
A competitive first-person arena shooter developed from the ground up for Project Morpheus, RIGS: Mechanized Combat League combines mechanized combat with competitive sports to deliver the ultimate sport of the future. In stadiums around the world, teams of pilots engage in blistering gladiatorial matches in large, athletic machines known as ‘RIGs’.
Each RIG comes with its own specialties, allowing players to develop distinctive combat styles and team tactics based on their RIGs’ size, shape, abilities and weapons. Once you strap on the Morpheus headset and select a RIG from your garage, you’re immersed in a first-person combat experience unlike any other. Coming in 2016.
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NCAA Football '06, known colloquially as College Football 2006, is a collegiate American football video game which was released on July 11, 2005. It is the successor to NCAA Football 2005 in the NCAA Football series. The product features former Michigan Wolverines standout and Heisman Trophy winner Desmond Howard on the cover. He is the only cover athlete not to have played the year before their respective game; Howard last played at Michigan in 1991. It is the only game in the series as of 2013 to have a music soundtrack, as the other games play school fight songs and general band pieces, and the last game in the series to feature FCS (Division 1-AA) teams.
Sensible World of Soccer was designed and developed by Sensible Software as the 1994 sequel to their 1992 hit game Sensible Soccer which combined a 2D football game with a comprehensive manager mode. All the players in all of the teams from all of the professional leagues in the world from that time are included, as well as all of the national and international competitions for all club and national teams around the world. Altogether there are over 1,500 teams and 27,000 players included in the game. Although the gameplay is very simple (just eight directions and one fire button needed) a large variety of context sensitive actions can be performed easily without any predefined keys.
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Get in the ring with the WWE's top superstars in WWE Survivor Series for the Game Boy Advance. Fight up through the ranks and challenge for the belts to become the champion in the all-new single-player mode. Turn the tables on the battle with the new reversal system and momentum shifts. WWE superstars feature their true-to-life attributes in strength, speed and submission skills -- the only difference between you and the champion is a three count. WWE Survivor Series features all-new gameplay mechanics including submission, reversal and momentum systems as players battle for the belts and defend the title in the new single-player mode or link up with friends to battle in eight match types, including Cage, Tag Team, Fatal 4 Way and more.
The NCAA Basketball (formerly NCAA March Madness) series was a College basketball game which was published by EA Sports from 1998 until 2009. After EA Sports' rival publisher 2K Sports cancelled its own college basketball game, College Hoops, in 2008, EA changed the name of the series from NCAA March Madness to NCAA College Basketball. The series was discontinued on February 10, 2010.
Like other games based on NCAA sports, it could not feature the players' names (as that is against NCAA policy/rules), so only the players' numbers were used in the rosters. Users were able to edit the rosters, putting in the correct names for each team if they wished to do so. Many player last names were built into the in-game commentary, like in the NBA Live series.
Verne Lundquist, Brad Nessler, and Gus Johnson lent their voices for play-by-play in the games at various times. Lundquist was the original announcer, with Nessler taking over in the mid-2000s and Johnson joining him for the most recent game in the series. Bill Raftery and Dick Vitale were analysts. Raftery originally worked with Lundquist on their games and returned to work alongside Johnson for CBS-branded games in NCAA Basketball 10, while Vitale and Nessler joined the series at the same time