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Hit the Ice: The Video Hockey League

Hit the Ice: The Video Hockey League Genesis Title screen

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MobyRank MobyScore
Game Boy
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4.5
TurboGrafx-16
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4.5
Genesis
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2.0
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Description

Hit the Ice is a fast-paced, high-impact hockey game. Having more in common with Midway's Arch Rivals than any sane hockey simulation, this arena is no place for penalties, and no place for wimps. While the idea is still to somehow put the puck into the opposing team's goal, each team only has three players, there is a heavy focus on checking, and it is possible to do a "super shot" which is strong enough to send the goalie into the net along with the puck.

Available are exhibition and tournament modes for one or two players. Two players can even team up to take on the computer. The TurboGrafx-16 release also adds a four-player mode, while the Gameboy version adds a "shot race" mode where the player must get a certain number of goals as quickly as possible.

Screenshots

Hit the Ice: The Video Hockey League TurboGrafx-16 Player selection
Hit the Ice: The Video Hockey League Arcade Title Screen.
Hit the Ice: The Video Hockey League Game Boy Title screen
Hit the Ice: The Video Hockey League TurboGrafx-16 This game also has fighting sequences between two players as a mini game.

Alternate Titles

  • "ヒット ジ アイス" -- Japanese spelling

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The Press Says

Sega-16.com Genesis Feb 01, 2010 4 out of 10 40
The Video Game Critic Genesis Jan 31, 2001 D+ 33

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Contributed to by FatherJack (19205) and 雷堂嬢太朗 -raido.jotaro- (52489)