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Former Team Canada and Team USA Female Superstars Join NHL 13 Roster

Wednesday, August 29, 2012 No Comments

Going a little further than simply answering players’ requests, EA SPORTS expanded on last year’s addition of a generic female character to its NHL video game franchise by announcing today that two former female hockey superstars will be included as part of the NHL 13 playable Legends roster, alongside newly added Hall of Famers Doug […]

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NHL SLAPSHOT

Tuesday, October 5, 2010 No Comments

NHL SLAPSHOT, EA’s first hockey game for Wii, is loaded with features… and some annoying flaws. There’s four player support, very functional, though occasionally oversensitive controls, a full Peewee-to-Pro mode allowing you to play a career from childhood to the NHL, complete with experience and level-ups, and more. However, teammate AI is surprisingly timid on […]

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Looking Back on Summer 2010: Best Game

Thursday, September 23, 2010 No Comments

In honour of the first day of fall, I’ve decided to examine the standouts from this past summer. Admittedly, this decision was not easy – I spent a lot of my time playing new games this summer, and there were certainly many that didn’t quite make the grade. However, as always, there were a couple […]

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NHL SLAPSHOT Stick A Pain to Construct

Wednesday, September 15, 2010 1 Comment

So, we received a review copy of NHL SLAPSHOT today, sent by the kind folks at EA SPORTS. Of course we appreciated the gesture, as we always do when a developer or publisher sends us a game, accessory, etc., but we noticed something a little confounding when we opened the box. Taking out the included […]

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NHL SLAPSHOT Interview with Rick Brown from Electronic Arts

Tuesday, September 7, 2010 No Comments

With NHL SLAPSHOT, Electronic Arts’ first hockey game for Wii, releasing today, we decided to dig deep into our editing bin to find the complete footage from our interview with the game’s Associate Producer, Rick Brown, which we filmed at Nintendo’s E3 Review Event earlier this summer. This interview gives you the basic run through […]

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NHL 2K11 The REAL Hockey Experience on Wii Tour Hits Toronto (w/ video)

Monday, August 23, 2010 No Comments

With NHL 2K11 hitting retailers’ shelves tomorrow, 2K Sports has been pulling all the stops to promote the game by taking it on a tour across North America, complete with special guest visits from real NHL stars. As we mentioned last week, we got to visit the tour as it made its first of two […]

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NHL 2K11 Tour Heading to Ottawa

Friday, August 20, 2010 No Comments

2K Sports announced the location and timing details for the next stop on its “The Real Hockey Experience on Wii” NHL 2K11 tour this week. The Ottawa stop, as listed in the tour’s schedule, will be hitting the HMV at the St. Laurent Shopping Centre this coming Sunday and Monday from 1 pm to 4 […]

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NHL 2K11 Tour Comes to Toronto

Thursday, August 19, 2010 1 Comment

Earlier this week, we got the chance to visit the NHL 2K11 tour bus as it made its first of two stops in Toronto. The event, held at Vaughan Mills mall just north of Toronto, featured a couple of tents with some Wii kiosks, for visitors to try the game before it releases next week, […]

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