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8.4
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Score Breakdown Based on 688 ratings
  1. 10 (148)
  2. 9 (351)
  3. 8 (116)
  4. 7 (28)
  5. 6 (6)
  6. 5 (5)
  7. 4 (4)
  8. 3 (4)
  9. 2 (3)
  10. 1 (23)

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  • User Rating:9.3

    There was a competion between ESPN NHL Hockey and NHL 2004 to see which one was better. ESPN NHL Hockey is A LOT better, simply because the gameplay, graphics and sound in this game is better, and the most important thin... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.8

    This game is downright the best hockey game out this year. The graphics are VERY well done, and the gameplay is smooth, and solid. It has tons of options like adjusting seperate sliders for the CPU and yourself. It's got... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.5

    THE SHOULDER! A lot of changes were made this year. The controller layout is different and although you can customize to a degree, it leaves me wanting last year’s layout. Also, I don’t like how you manually have to a... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.4

    Ok, I've been a hockey fan all my life. I purchased EA's NHL series all the way back to 95 on SNES. In fact when they came out for computer I was buying both copies. So I am a hardcore hockey games/NHL fan. Now, compa... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.6

    ESPN NHL Hockey is the best hockey game that i've played to date. The enhanced graphics and animations coupled with the commentary of Bill Clement and Gary Thorne push the presentation over the top even exceeding EA's p... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.3

    The game is done quite well, however there are some problems. One of the biggest ones is you can't change the difficulty of gameplay during a franchise. With 2K3, I started out at pro and ended the season with the cup ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.4

    Best Hockey game to date

    This is the best hockey game to date, but it does have very slight problems. Every time you play you will be amazed by the realisticness of the game. This game has excellent flowing graphics the dazzle the eyes. The lev... Read Full Review

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

    With a few minor flaws, ESPN is a good hockey game worth owning.

    Well, let's start out with the minor flaws of the game. First of all, goalie helmets are NOT one random color that just has the team logo on the forehead of the helmet. Second of all, the captain of the team is designa... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8.3

    very good

    On the whole, ESPN NHL Hockey is easily the finest hockey game I’ve had the pleasure of playing in a long time. It does have its faults, to be sure, but given the leaps and bounds by which the franchise has improved in o... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8.2

    Best hockey game I've played!!

    This game is one of the best hockey games I've ever played from the checks, blocks, goals, fighting and more. When playing the game I got the feeling that the graphics wern't the best but the game was all it seemed to be... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
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