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
If you have played NHL 08, you will feel right at home with this game, except now you live in a mansion. Everything that the community has asked they have given, plus more. The "Be a Pro" mode sucks you in very easily... Read Full Review0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
EA Sports recently came out of their slump with 3 great hockey games. First came NHL 07, where they introduced the revolutionary skill stick that got people talking. Then NHL 08, winner of numerous sports of the year a... Read Full Review2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
This game may very well have a lot of the same old NHL franchise qualities, but it adds a great variety of gameplay and different options in game to make this game a quality game. The Be A Pro mode made me a bit worried... Read Full Review0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
NHL 09 is hands down the best hockey (or sports game) i have played. If you were like me, a person skeptical about buying this game because you thought it was going to be just like nhl 08 but with updated rosters, you ar... Read Full Review2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
NHL 09 is similar to 08 in many ways, but better in others, and worse in even others. the new deke is a fun addition, and an improved defensive skill stick helps a bit, but they are not quite as effective as they coul... Read Full Review2 of 19 users found the following review helpful
Ea has once again provided gamers with the most realistic hockey experience on the market. The graphics have only improved though, there are some experience with frame-rate issues. The new Be A Pro mode is immersiv... Read Full Review1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
I got the game one day before the release date, and I did play it everyday since i got it. This 09 version is close to the perfection, honestly it's the first hockey game who got prety much everything into it. i was a... Read Full Review3 of 3 users found the following review helpful
Sure NHL 94 was cool at the time..but I honestly wouldn't touch that game today, or 5 years ago for that matter. So to the point at hand, NHL 09. This game adds some huge improvements in longevity with the new Be A P... Read Full Review2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
NHL 09 As the ending of NHL's short summer hiatus draws near, the first and perhaps most anticipated calendar event occurs nearly a month before skaters take to the ice - the release of EA Sports annual hockey powerho... Read Full Review0 of 1 users found the following review helpful
NHL 09's gameplay surpasses previous iterations of the series by focusing on the "Be A Pro" aspect of NHL hockey, putting you in the skates of an "up and coming" superstar. You build your player from the depths of the fa... Read Full Review1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
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