NHL 09 Review
The latest entry in EA's venerable hockey franchise is the best yet.
Last year I was a K2 player who converted to the EA ways for NHL 08. I was amazed by how realistic the game was, the amazing developments with the skill stick, and the hours and hours of game time I put it. Pretty much t... Read Full Review8 of 8 users found the following review helpful
Okay, there IS technically online play but you have to go to the EA forums to get people's IPs and do a direct connect. There is no lobby. There is no EA involvement and support. There isn't even a dedicated place for... Read Full Review9 of 10 users found the following review helpful
I was very skeptical picking up this game for $30 for the PS2. I expected a recycled NHL game, with wonky & way too difficult controls, and an AI that was just plain bad. But what I got was a decently refined, only semi... Read Full Review1 of 3 users found the following review helpful
If you have played NHL '08, this game is pretty much the same game. The same ease of scoring a goal is still there. (Using the veteran controls, fake a shot, deek and shoot into the wide open net you just created) The o... Read Full Review1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
I really didn't expect much from this title, considering the PS2 is all but dead. However, I didn't expect it to be this bland. I didn't even pickup NHL08 because it looked a lot like the past NHLs, but with all the new ... Read Full Review1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
There are multiple modes in 09, like Dynasty and Season, but you'll probably focus on Be A Pro Mode. In this mode, you can create a character, or just play as an NHL player (like Sidney Crosby). Then you pick a NHL team... Read Full Review1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
If you are a hockey fanatic like myself, then you gotta get NHL 09. The fun starts right away and you can choose to just play a quick game or you can start a real season. This is definitely the best hockey game to date a... Read Full Review1 of 3 users found the following review helpful
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