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  • Summary: SmackDown vs. RAW 2006 delivers the deepest and most realistic wrestling experience ever. New high-resolution textures and motion-captured technology bring WWE programming to life like never before. The improved fighting system brings a new level of realism and tactical thinking to matches. Lace up your boots for the definitive wrestling experience. Features over 50 playable WWE Superstars. Robust Create-A-Superstar and Create-A-Championship modes. Full Season Mode and dozens of exhibitions. PS2 to PSP Connectivity. Transfer season mode and created characters between the two game systems. Exclusive PSP Features: Party Mode -- WWE mini-games with wireless multiplayer support. Exclusive PSP unlockables: up to 4 player multiplayer wireless gaming. [THQ] Expand
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  1. Positive: 25 out of 30
  2. Negative: 0 out of 30
  1. You won't even believe how nearly identical the game is to it's PS2 counterpart. If ever there was the "perfect port", this is very close to what you'll get.
  2. It's arguably the best fighter/wrestling title out for any portable console, is the best ever in the long history of the title for PS2, and has a great gameplay experience that it's hard to imagine any wrestling fan not immediately falling in love with this game.
  3. The complete package. There is so much content here that you won’t believe you are playing it on the PSP.
  4. This is one of the best wrestling games created to date. [Mar 2006, p.93]
  5. If you don't already own the PS2 gmae, this is a must-have. If you do, then it's not quite so essential, but a quality grappler nontheless. [Jan 2006, p.102]
  6. 80
    What we have here is about as close to a perfect-port of such a massive title that we're going to get.
  7. The gameplay and modes are identical to the PS2 version in every way I can think to evaluate them. The minigames are completely worthless, but they don’t really get in the way of the actual game so I’m going to pretend like they don’t exist and treat the game as if it was an exact PS2 port.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 8 out of 10
  2. Negative: 1 out of 10