well we haven't seen ea06 career mode yet so hard to judge but it looks like it has been revamped and you don't have those crap maintence points any more and instead have salaries to look after. even if rc 2006 did have the licenses they would still put the nobodies in and not allow you to buy/transfer the licensed players. I know that is a bit of an assumption but look what they did this time they had the licenses for the nh players but you can't buy any of them. the world league though was utter crap and fair dinkum rc 2006 proabbly is better than that although not hard the world league was crap. as for things like ways of attacking it is hard to judge withouth playing the game and thus must rely on other people like ak for this as they have the game and may learn things as they play it more. ea05 was pretty good in this regard though. in comparision to ea05 rc2006 proabbly does do some things better for sure like the careeer mode but that is not a fair comparision as that was last years game. the real comparision should be with ea06 this years version and rc2006's competition.