College Hoops 2K6

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College Hoops 2K6
College Hoops 2K6 Cover.jpg
Developer(s) Visual Concepts
Publisher(s) 2K Sports
Distributor(s) Take-Two Interactive
Platform(s) Xbox 360, Xbox, PlayStation 2
Release Xbox
  • NA: November 21, 2005
PlayStation 2
  • NA: November 30, 2005
Xbox 360
  • NA: March 7, 2006
Genre(s) Basketball
Mode(s) Single player
Multiplayer (up to 4 players)
Online multiplayer (up to 8 players on 2 consoles)

College Hoops 2K6 is an American college basketball video game which was initially released on November 21, 2005 for the Xbox and later released for PlayStation 2 and Xbox 360. It was the first installment of the series to appear on a seventh generation video game console (in this case the Xbox 360). It also marked the first time since the original NCAA College Basketball 2K3 that the series was without an ESPN license. It features former UNC and current Charlotte Hornets small forward Marvin Williams, along with UNC head coach Roy Williams, on the cover.

Soundtrack[edit]

  • Cybrid - "Selectro"
  • Disco D - "6 a.m. Funk, Work That"
  • DJ Spooky - "Metaverse"
  • Waiting for Evangeline - "System Malfunction"
  • Meat Beat Manifesto - "Wild"
  • MED - "What U In It For"
  • Out Hud - "It's For You"
  • Quasimoto - "Rapcats, Pt. 3"
  • Romanowski - "Romanowski's Third"

Reception[edit]

Reception
Aggregate scores
Aggregator Score
GameRankings (Xbox) 81.94%[1]
(PS2) 77%[2]
(X360) 73.19%[3]
Metacritic (Xbox) 82/100[4]
(PS2) 77/100[5]
(X360) 70/100[6]
Review scores
Publication Score
AllGame 3.5/5 stars[7]
Game Informer 8/10[8]
GamePro 4/5 stars[9]
(X360) 3/5 stars[10]
Game Revolution B−[11]
(X360) C+[12]
GameSpot 8.3/10[13]
(X360) 7.2/10[14]
GameSpy 4.5/5 stars[15][16]
(X360) 3/5 stars[17]
GameZone (Xbox) 8.1/10[18]
(X360) 7.5/10[19]
(PS2) 7.4/10[20]
IGN (Xbox) 8.3/10[21]
(PS2) 8/10[22]
(X360) 7.4/10[23]
OPM (US) 3/5 stars[24]
OXM (US) 8/10[25][26]
The A.V. Club B+[27]

The game was met with positive to average reception. GameRankings and Metacritic gave it a score of 81.94% and 82 out of 100 for the Xbox version;[1][4] 77% and 77 out of 100 for the PlayStation 2 version;[2][5] and 73.19% and 70 out of 100 for the Xbox 360 version.[3][6]

Modes & Features[edit]

  • Over 30 In-Season Tournaments- Over 30 In-Season Tournaments including the Great Alaska Shootout, Preseason NIT, 2K Sports Classic benefiting coaches vs cancer and more.
  • Real Coaches- Real coaches including Roy Williams, Tubby Smith, Jim Boeheim, Lute Olson, and more.
  • Coach's Clipboard- Improve your zone defense efficiency and exploit opponent's weaknesses by having total control over individual zone placements with zone substitutions.
  • Underclassmen Recruiting- Recruit all levels of high school players to create interest in your program that will carry over with the athlete from year to year.
  • High School Camps- Visit High School Camps, watch, or play with the top prospects in the country to see how they perform in drills and scrimmages.
  • All-New Shot Stick- A new shooting system gives you incredible control when pulling monster dunks, finger rolls, fade-aways, and jumpers with the analog stick.

References[edit]

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  2. ^ a b "College Hoops 2K6 for PlayStation 2". GameRankings. Retrieved January 13, 2015. 
  3. ^ a b "College Hoops 2K6 for Xbox 360". GameRankings. Retrieved January 13, 2015. 
  4. ^ a b "College Hoops 2K6 for Xbox Reviews". Metacritic. Retrieved January 13, 2015. 
  5. ^ a b "College Hoops 2K6 for PlayStation 2 Reviews". Metacritic. Retrieved January 13, 2015. 
  6. ^ a b "College Hoops 2K6 for Xbox 360 Reviews". Metacritic. Retrieved January 13, 2015. 
  7. ^ Sutyak, Jonathan. "College Hoops 2K6 (Xbox, PS2) - Review". AllGame. Archived from the original on November 15, 2014. Retrieved January 14, 2015. 
  8. ^ Kato, Matthew (January 2006). "College Hoops 2K6 (PS2, Xbox)". Game Informer (153): 138. Archived from the original on August 18, 2007. Retrieved January 13, 2015. 
  9. ^ Baller Bones (December 16, 2005). "College Hoops 2K6". GamePro. Archived from the original on January 2, 2006. Retrieved January 14, 2015. 
  10. ^ Bones (March 7, 2006). "Review: College Hoops 2K6 (X360)". GamePro. Archived from the original on October 16, 2006. Retrieved January 14, 2015. 
  11. ^ Hurh, JP (December 20, 2005). "College Hoops 2K6 Review (PS2, Xbox)". Game Revolution. Retrieved January 14, 2015. 
  12. ^ Hurh, JP (March 28, 2006). "College Hoops 2K6 - Xbox360". Game Revolution. Archived from the original on July 5, 2008. Retrieved January 14, 2015. 
  13. ^ Colayco, Bob (November 29, 2005). "College Hoops 2K6 Review". GameSpot. Retrieved January 13, 2015. 
  14. ^ Colayco, Bob (March 9, 2006). "College Hoops 2K6 Review (X360)". GameSpot. Retrieved January 13, 2015. 
  15. ^ Steinberg, Steve (December 12, 2005). "GameSpy: College Hoops 2K6 (Xbox)". GameSpy. Retrieved January 14, 2015. 
  16. ^ Steinberg, Steve (December 12, 2005). "GameSpy: College Hoops 2K6 (PS2)". GameSpy. Retrieved January 14, 2015. 
  17. ^ Leeper, Justin (March 20, 2006). "GameSpy: College Hoops (X360)". GameSpy. Archived from the original on March 17, 2007. Retrieved January 14, 2015. 
  18. ^ Hobbs, Ronnie (December 18, 2005). "College Hoops 2K6 - XB - Review". GameZone. Archived from the original on January 25, 2009. Retrieved January 14, 2015. 
  19. ^ Romano, Natalie (March 21, 2006). "College Hoops 2K6 - 360 - Review". GameZone. Archived from the original on December 3, 2008. Retrieved January 14, 2015. 
  20. ^ Grabowski, Dakota (December 15, 2005). "College Hoops 2K6 - PS2 - Review". GameZone. Archived from the original on December 30, 2008. Retrieved January 14, 2015. 
  21. ^ Miller, Jonathan (November 28, 2005). "College Hoops 2K6 (Xbox)". IGN. Retrieved January 13, 2015. 
  22. ^ Miller, Jonathan (December 2, 2005). "College Hoops 2K6 (PS2)". IGN. Retrieved January 13, 2015. 
  23. ^ Miller, Jonathan (March 7, 2006). "College Hoops 2K6 (X360)". IGN. Retrieved January 13, 2015. 
  24. ^ "College Hoops 2K6". Official U.S. PlayStation Magazine: 90. March 2006. 
  25. ^ "College Hoops 2K6 (Xbox)". Official Xbox Magazine: 74. January 2006. 
  26. ^ "College Hoops 2K6 (X360)". Official Xbox Magazine: 81. April 2006. 
  27. ^ Tobias, Scott (February 1, 2006). "College Hoops 2K6". The A.V. Club. Archived from the original on February 3, 2006. Retrieved January 14, 2015. 

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