Looking at the pictures and other reviews, you would think that this would be an awesome game, but IT ISN'T. For one thing, the graphics aren't near as good as you would think, the players don't look like themselves, and the player profile photos are from 05-06, and even before the lockout! Apparently 2K is too lazy to change things from 2 to 4 years ago. When you create a team, you don't have near as many jersy/logo choices as they did before, so that pretty much sucks too. If you have 2K7 on PS3, keep it, because there is almost no change from last to this year. I bought 2K8 and played it once, and am going back to trade it in for something else, and I advise you to do the same. DO NOT WASTE $60 ON THIS GAME, YOU WILL BE SO SORRY. But that's just my opinion, you can try it, but more than likley, you will return it the next day.
I'll preface this review by saying that for several years prior I have been a huge advocate of the NHL 2K series. I've passed on EA's offering in favor of 2K because in my opinion 2K has always provided a superior game ... Read Full Review
Don't see what the big gripes are about the new control scheme. If you don't like it u can use the old classic controls. It plays much better than 2k7 and I hated EA NHL 07 demo. Very good game and the online play is ... Read Full Review