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Hit the Ice: The Video Hockey League (Genesis)

Hit the Ice: The Video Hockey League Genesis Title screen


100 point score based on reviews from various critics.
5 point score based on user ratings.

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Category Description MobyScore
AI How smart (or dumb) you perceive the game's artificial intelligence to be 2.0
Gameplay How well the game mechanics work (player controls, game action, interface, etc.) 2.0
Graphics The quality of the art, or the quality/speed of the drawing routines 2.0
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Sound / Music The quality of the sound effects and/or music composition 2.0
Overall MobyScore (3 votes) 2.0

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Mega Fun
Im Moment habe ich immer das Pech die, gelinde gesagt, nicht unbedingt besten Sportspiele zu erwischen. Nach dem Gurkenmodul NBA All Stars verleitet auch Hit the Ice auf dem Mega Drive nicht zu Jubelstürmen. Heimst die gelungene comichafte Darstellung der Spieler noch einige Bonuspunkte ein, so nervt der Sound gewaltig. Die Kufengeräusche und das Jubeln der Zuschauer sind meilenweit daneben, da hat wohl jemand gedacht, er programmiere für‘s Master System. Auch die Spielbarkeit ist erschreckend schwach, denn heftiges Ruckeln vermiest jeglichen Spielspaß. Außerdem weiß man teilweise gar nicht, welche der beiden Spielfiguren man gerade steuert. Sehr schade, daß die Mega Drive Version so schlampig umgesetzt wurde. Bleibt nur die Hoffnung auf eine bessere Version für‘s Super Nintendo oder die Turbo Duo.
The computer fights too much, and I think the graphics are goofy, but not necessarily in a good way goofy. If you want a true, amazing arcade-style goofy hockey game, play NHL Hitz 2003 (the one with Chris Pronger on the cover). This game is an decent hockey game experience, but it's not something that I feel is necessary to play to get the Genesis ice hockey experience. Consider Hit the Ice the back-up goalie to greater hits like NHL '94-'97. It's got that "not the worst game ever, but really, is there anything that good about it?" feel to it.
The Video Game Critic
Like any decent hockey game, there are fights, and they always end with one guy on his back, foaming at the mouth. Funny at first, they soon get old, and don't really have much impact on the game itself. Hit The Ice had the right idea. The game certainly LOOKS fun. But the limited control and mediocre gameplay really drag it down.