Tiger Woods PGA Tour 06

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Tiger Woods PGA Tour 06
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Developer(s) EA Redwood Shores [lower-alpha 1]
Headgate Studios (PC)
Team Fusion (PSP)
Publisher(s) EA Sports
Series PGA Tour
Platform(s) GameCube, Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 2, Xbox, PlayStation Portable, Xbox 360
ReleaseGameCube, Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 2 & Xbox
  • NA: September 20, 2005
  • EU: October 7, 2005
PlayStation Portable
  • WW: September 26, 2005
Xbox 360
  • NA: November 22, 2005 [1]
  • EU: December 2, 2005
Genre(s) Sports
Mode(s) Single-player, multiplayer

Tiger Woods PGA Tour 06 is a sports video game developed by EA Redwood Shores for the GameCube, PlayStation 2, Xbox and Xbox 360 versions, Headgate Studios for the Microsoft Windows version and Team Fusion for the PlayStation Portable version and published by EA Sports for GameCube, Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 2, Xbox, PlayStation Portable, Xbox 360.

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Gameplay

The game features several types of play, including the development of golfers in a simulated PGA Tour environment. Among other things, the game also features a set of famous courses and players. Also it includes the Stroke Play, Match Play, and Skins Play among other numerous methods of play. It also includes the Four Ball, Best Ball, and Stableford modes of play.

By being able to customize golfers and advancing that character through several stages (from amateur to pro) the game allows a high level of identification with the character. The virtual ego can be equipped with various pieces of equipment and styled according to the wishes of the player. The custom outfits are licensed and include several brands which are commonly present in professional golf, among others: Nike, Adidas, Callaway, Ping, Taylormade etc.

Reception

Reception
Review scores
PublicationScore
GC PC PS2 PSP Xbox Xbox 360
EGM 8.17/10 [2] N/A8.17/10 [2] N/A8.17/10 [2] N/A
Eurogamer N/AN/AN/AN/A7/10 [3] 6/10 [4]
Game Informer 8.25/10 [5] N/A8.25/10 [5] 7.5/10 [6] 8.25/10 [5] 8.5/10 [7]
GamePro Star full.svgStar full.svgStar full.svgStar full.svgStar empty.svg [8] N/AStar full.svgStar full.svgStar full.svgStar full.svgStar empty.svg [8] N/AStar full.svgStar full.svgStar full.svgStar full.svgStar empty.svg [8] Star full.svgStar full.svgStar full.svgStar half.svgStar empty.svg [9]
GameRevolution B [9] N/AB [10] N/AB [9] C+ [11]
GameSpot 7.9/10 [12] 8.9/10 [13] 8.1/10 [14] 7.9/10 [15] 8.1/10 [14] 7.8/10 [16]
GameSpy N/AN/AStar full.svgStar full.svgStar full.svgStar full.svgStar half.svg [17] N/AStar full.svgStar full.svgStar full.svgStar full.svgStar half.svg [18] N/A
GameTrailers 7/10 [19] N/A7/10 [19] N/A7/10 [19] 7/10 [19]
GameZone8.5/10 [20] 8/10 [21] 8.5/10 [22] 8.9/10 [23] 8.5/10 [24] 7.7/10 [25]
IGN 8.3/10 [26] 8.7/10 [27] 8.4/10 [28] 8.5/10 [29] 8.4/10 [28] 6.8/10 [30]
Nintendo Power 9/10 [31] N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
OPM (US) N/AN/AStar full.svgStar full.svgStar full.svgStar half.svgStar empty.svg [32] Star full.svgStar full.svgStar full.svgStar full.svgStar empty.svg [33] N/AN/A
OXM (US) N/AN/AN/AN/A8.6/10 [34] 8.5/10 [35]
PC Gamer (US) N/A86% [36] N/AN/AN/AN/A
Detroit Free Press N/AN/AStar full.svgStar full.svgStar full.svgStar empty.svg [37] N/AN/AN/A
Aggregate score
Metacritic 82/100 [38] 81/100 [39] 83/100 [40] 80/100 [41] 81/100 [42] 71/100 [43]

Tiger Woods PGA Tour 06 received "generally favorable" reviews on all platforms except the Xbox 360 version, which received "mixed or average" reviews, according to video game review aggregator Metacritic. [38] [39] [40] [41] [42] [43]

PGA Tour 06 won PC Gamer US 's "Best Sports Game 2005" award. The magazine's Chuck Osborn wrote that the series "just keeps getting better and better with each yearly update." [44]

Notes

  1. Additional work by Hypnos Entertainment

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