2006 is a year to remember in terms of transition for video games. It is never easy not to remember the year 2006 video games.
2006 was a year of high-quality games, no doubt, 2006 was an all-around year for everybody, from hard-core gamers to casual players and even those who never pick up a joystick to play games in their lives; there was something for everyone.
Furthermore, if you can remember, two new game consoles came into the limelight on the same weekend in 2006.
So, read on as we discuss some of the exciting games of 2006.
Table of Contents
- 1. Bully
- 2. Dead Rising
- 3. Final fantasy
- 4. Okami
- 5. Gears of War
- 6. The Elder Scrolls iv: Oblivion
- 7. Call of duty 3
- 8. Black
- 9. Wii Sports
- 10. Hitman: Blood Money
- 11. 24: The Game
- 12. Grand Theft Auto: Vice city stories
- 13. Resistance: Fall of Man
- 14. Avartar: The Last Airbender
- 15. Tomb Raider: Legend
Platforms: Playstation 2, Wii U, Xbox 360, Microsoft Windows, Android, iOS
Bully is one of the 2006 video games; It is an action, comedy, and drama series released on the 17th of October 2006.
This series features a troubled teen who went to the worst school in a country; he has the ultimate task of surviving through the ranking school system to stop bullying.
Furthermore, As a player playing the game, you have to control the troubled teen ‘Jimmy’ as he will attempt to become a more popular figure in the school’s various cliques.
However, one of the most exciting things about this 2006 video game is that it allows two players to compete for the highest score in different classes for a multiplayer scholarship.
In conclusion, despite bullying as a video game being controversial for its violence and sexual content, video games received several positive reviews and sold over 1.5 million copies.
2. Dead Rising
Platforms: Xbox One, Xbox One, Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4
Dead rising is a 2006 video game. ; released on the 8th of August 2006. Dead rising is an adventurous action video game. Published and developed by Capcom.
Furthermore, the game features the story of a journalist Frank who finds himself trapped in a shopping mall about to be overrun by loads of zombies.
He finds himself in a store where all he can do is try and find any weapon he can see in the store and use it as a weapon not to be overrun by these zombies.
Furthermore, Frank must do everything to know the mystery behind the zombie attack before a helicopter can come to rescue him. However, this rescue helicopter will take three days to arrive.
In conclusion, the player has to uncover the mystery between three days which is the set limits for the game before the game expires.
Also, despite the bad graphics of the game, the game is still exciting, and it is up there among the best video game of 2006.
3. Final fantasy
Platforms: Playstation 2, Playstation 4, Windows, Nintendo Switch, Xbox One
Final Fantasy is a fantasy, adventure-action video game of 2006. This video game is a role-playing video game developed and published by Square Enix.
The game made drastic changes to the gameplay, unbelievably clean graphics, a good storyline, and good characters.
The final Fantasy features a young woman Vaan who meets princess Ashe during the endless war between Arachadia and Rozarria, which the princess kingdom Dalmasca was in between the fighting.
Furthermore, Vaan got into the war to end the quest and save the princess kingdom from imminent war.
Finally, this innovative video game won several 2006 games of the year awards and sold a whooping over six million copies as of 2009.
Platforms: Playstation 2, Wii U, Okami HD, PlayStation 3, Windows, Playstation 4, Nintendo Switch, Xbox One
Okami is a Japanese name meaning great god or great spirit. This beautiful japan series is an adventure video game. Developed by Clover Studio.
Okami is a video game predicted to be the next Katamari. This 2006 video game uses the mythology of japan and folklore to describe how the Shinto sun goddess saved the land from darkness.
Furthermore, despite the game having a poor sale, the game still manages to earn the IGN 2006 video game of the year.
5. Gears of War
Platforms: Xbox 360, Xbox One, iOS, Microsoft Windows, Xbox Series X/S
Gears of war is a 2006 video game. Published by Xbox Game Studios. This video game is an action, sci-fi game that displays a third-person shooter video game.
Humans struggle to survive against the subterranean reptilian hominid called the Locust Hurdle. Locust horde is a nightmare creature that comes from the planet’s core.
Furthermore, as a player, you need to be extra careful and strategic with your movement. Don’t get fooled; run-up to the horde, slice them through using the chainsaw.
6. The Elder Scrolls iv: Oblivion
Platforms: Microsoft Windows, Xbox 360, Playstation 3
The Elder scrolls iv: oblivion is one of the video games of 2006. This video game is an open fantasy role actively playing video game developed and published by Bethesda.
Furthermore, the video game features the player character after getting mercy from the emperor of Tamriel; the player must ensure that the cult known as Mythic dawn does not open the gate to a demonic realm called oblivion.
In conclusion, Elder Scrolls is an exciting video game that will always keep you glued to your video console.
7. Call of duty 3
Platforms: Playstation 2, Wii U, Playstation 3, Xbox One, Xbox 360
Call of duty 3 is a 2006 first-person shooter video game. Published by Activision. Incall of duty, the player takes part in a breakout. The player has multiple paths to complete the objectives of this game.
Furthermore, enemies hide behind covers and use several attack patterns; each player can carry two firearms. You can also use live grenades on the enemy.
Platforms: Playstation 2, Xbox, Xbox 360
Black is a first-person shooter video game published by Electronic Arts. The 2006 video game features a black soldier interrogated on his actions four days ago towards international weapons dealing terrorists.
Furthermore, the video game focus on destructive effects during the gameplay. The players have access to using firearms and grenades. The graphics in this video game are top-notched, and the sound quality.
Black received positive reviews upon release.
9. Wii Sports
Platforms: Wii U
Wii sports is one of the 2006 video games published by Nintendo. Wii sport is a sports simulation video. The game is a collection of five sports simulations designed to sense the motion capabilities of the Wii remotes.
The five sports in Wii sports include tennis, golf, baseball, bowling, and golf. Furthermore, Wii sports use the Wii remotes to make the game looks real.
The rule of each level is simplified to the extent that the new player will understand. You don’t have to be a top-notch gamer to play this game.
In conclusion, Wii sport was well received by gamers and audiences; this video game won several awards and considered the game to be among the best video games ever produced. Over 82 million copies of these video games were sold.
10. Hitman: Blood Money
Platforms: Microsoft Windows, Playstation 2, Xbox, Xbox 3660
Blood money is a 2006 stealth video game. Developed by IO Interactive, the video game is the fourth installment in the Hitman video game of May 2006. However, the story focuses on Agent 47 efforts in bringing down a rival killing organization that threatens his employers.
Furthermore, the player control series of the protagonist, Agent 47. He was assigned to various targets to complete his mission. The player guides through the level of the game from a third-person perspective.
Furthermore, every level in Blood money contains a method to make the target’s death look like an accident. However, Agent 47 can improvise several weapons on his own to complete his mission.
Furthermore, Blood money was a successful video game as the game sells over 2.1 million copies, and the video is one of the best video games ever produced.
11. 24: The Game
Platforms: Playstation 2
24: The game is a third-person shooter 2006 video game, 2K games published the game. As a player playing this video game, you have to control many different characters on the TV at various game stages. Your mission involves driving, solving a puzzle, and being a third-person shooter.
Furthermore, the information contains in the game are from Los Angeles between the second and third season of the show.
In conclusion, the video received several mixed reactions from the audience and critics. The footage still went ahead to receive a nomination for its screenplay element.
12. Grand Theft Auto: Vice city stories
Platforms: Playstation 2
Grand Theft Auto: Vice city stories is an action-adventure game. Developed by two game developers in Rockstar Leeds and Rockstar North, Rockstar Games published the game to PlayStation 2. The story of this 2006 video game.
The game focused on Vic’s attempt to build a criminal empire with his cohort brother in Lance. They come in contact with so many enemies, rival gangs, and the El-Chapo of this world.
In addition, the game features a unique building system, making the player this of how to expand their criminal syndicates, take over the business from rival gangs, and complete missions to increase their income and unlock additional rewards.
Furthermore, Grand theft auto received generally positive reviews from critics and audiences.
13. Resistance: Fall of Man
Platforms: Playstation 3
Resistance: Fall of Man is among the video game released in 2006; this exciting game is a sci-fi first-person shooter video game, developed by Insomniac Games and Published by Sony computer entertainment.
Furthermore, the game features a certain Sergeant Nathan Hale and the human resistance forces battles with a mysterious alien-like invasion, attempting to stop the attack of the united kingdom.
In conclusion, Resistance gathered praise after launching, and many of the audience and critics gave the video a positive review. In addition, as of 2007, the game sold more than 2.1 million copies.
14. Avartar: The Last Airbender
Platforms: Wii U, GameCube, Nintendo DS, Playstation 2, Game Boy Advance, Xbox, Windows
Avatar: The Last Airbender is an animated video game. This video game allows players to control one of the four characters available in the series in a single-player adventure.
However, the character you pick determines the fighting style and weapon available for you. Whenever the character defeats an enemy, the character learns new abilities and gains experience defeating the enemy.
Furthermore, the video game performs well commercially, selling over one million units worldwide as of February 2007 and becoming the top-selling nickelodeon product of 2006.
15. Tomb Raider: Legend
Platforms: GameCube, Nintendo DS, Playstation 2, Game Boy Advance, Xbox, Windows
Tomb Raider: Legend is an action-adventure video game. Developed by Crystal Dynamics, you have to fight enemies and solve environmental puzzles to progress.
Furthermore, this video received several positive reviews from critics, with many praising the game, and the game eventually won several awards.