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8.2
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Score Breakdown Based on 800 ratings
  1. 10 (127)
  2. 9 (288)
  3. 8 (263)
  4. 7 (83)
  5. 6 (14)
  6. 5 (10)
  7. 4 (5)
  8. 3 (1)
  9. 2 (3)
  10. 1 (6)

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  • Rating:8.5

    Legendary!

    Time less classic for any hockey fan! Game play doesn't compare to todays standards but this game can provide hours of entertainment for yourself or against a friend. The first hockey game to incorporate one on one figh... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8

    Good old hockey game

    Blades of steel is one of the oldest hockey games for NES alongside with NES-ice hockey. The game is basic hockey with three difficult levels (junior, college and pro) and 8 teams. The only difference between teams, whic... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating: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
  • Rating:9

    Hockey at its very best, with a little more.

    Sports has always been a tradition for decades, centuries, thousands of years. One of those many beloved sports is hockey. On consoles, hockey has been featured in several different forms dating back to the Atari 2600 in... Read Full Review

    1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating: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
  • Rating:9

    Blades Of Steel is really simple but its overall quality is astonishing.

    What makes a great hockey game? Well, to answer this question you have to look no further than the original NES, more specifically, Blades Of Steel, Konami's ice hockey title. It proves that you don't have to have a lice... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8.5

    Classé par le Graph, la Music, l'histoire, l'appréciation, la duré de vie et sa difficulté.

    Je lui accorde, pour ce qui est du graphisme 8 (graphisme beau sans être le meilleur pour cette console), pour la musique 9 (Musique Très interresante qui est aussi une musique traditionnelle de Hockey), l'histoire - (N'... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:10

    Blades Of Steel (NES) is a classic game and in my opinion the best hockey game ever made.

    Konami knows hockey! and some gifts from Mom and Dad are great! I didn't ask for this particular game (at least not that I remember anyway) but, I got it nevertheless and after I've played this game I'm glad I did. I do ... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8.5

    Best multiplayer hockey game.

    I have this game for the original Nintendo. Back then the only system I had was the NES until the Sony came out. There are three different difficulty modes (everyone has a chance to be in a hockey league no matter how h... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:10

    THE BEST HOCKEY GAME IN THE FLIPPIN WORLD!!!!!!

    Its an instant classic. There is simply no hockey game that matches its greatness on the ice. It is remarkable plain and simple. The graphics are the greatest you will ever see on NES. The fights are so realistic, you... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful