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  • Review Score:10

    Now old but the greatest retro ice hockey game ever.

    The BEST hockey game to be ever born. This game was revolutionary and too entertaining for all to play. The game is great. Easy gameplay,great single screen multiplayer .You never get tired playing this game.The re... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8.4

    If you want a piece of history, this is a good get if you can find a collector willing to sell.

    I always loved sports simulations as a child. I loved sports, and I loved video games. And Blades of Steel did a good job of bringing them together. And whereas previous hockey games were more like cartoon games, final... Read Full Review

    0 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9.7

    Ahh Blades...

    Well blades of steel is a great hockey game for the family, yes thats riight for the family. Its not to complicated but not to easy, its just right. You have different team availible and they all have different feel to... Read Full Review

    1 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8.6

    Best Hockey game ever!

    This is a great Hockey title. This is one of my most favorite games for the original Nintendo, and without any doubt possibly my favorite sports game on it. You an break out in random fights on the ices, and the gameplay... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:7

    nastalgialistic fun

    Another example of when hockey games were actually fun to play instead of playing hundereds of games in season mode for hours on end and in the end realizeing that the game totaly wasted your time and money.God they need... Read Full Review

    0 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8.5

    One of the best sports game I have ever played for the old NES.

    Long before the NHL started licensing ice hockey games for household gaming consoles, Blades of Steel was one of the first games to "break the ice" (no pun intended) when it came to sporting games. You play as either ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:7.2

    Another NES original

    If you're a die hard hockey fan then this game isn't really for you. The graphics of the game are great for the NES days but the mechanics of the game left a lot t be desired. I remember this was one of the first games... Read Full Review

    0 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9.1

    BEST HOCKEY GAME EVER!!

    I remember spending hours playing this game. it was fun Single player and multiplayer was a bit difficult the goley part anyway. Playing your way through the game is a bit hard but its well worth your time. It wasnt the ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:7.9

    (Fuzzy Sound FX) Blades, Of, Steel!

    (Fuzzy Sound FX) "Blades, Of, Steel!" I agree with that guy; best hockey game ever. (And, unless you count Pie-Shooting or WWWrestling a sports,) Blades is the only Sports game I've enjoyed. (rememberslis... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8

    Then - the best hockey game out there. Now - a lughable attempt at football on ice.

    It's a constant amazement to me how computer games have advanced since I started playing them nearly 20 years ago. Maybe that should be the clue - it's been 20 years. My NES "Toaster-a-like" was my pride and joy, I was... Read Full Review

    3 of 4 users found the following review helpful
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