DescriptionNHL 10 is the 19th edition in the Electronic Arts' long-running ice-hockey series. It is the first not released on the PC. This version features boardwork, a few tinkers to the control system and improved crowd realism. Other improvements include general physics and animation refinement.
There is a new first-person fighting engine where opponents can also be grabbed by the jersey. The puck can be kicked with the feet or be shielded with the body, along with the option to rough up smaller players. Intimidating the puck carriers can lead to turnovers and gaffes. Certain actions can now also be performed or finished after the referee blows the whistle.
In the Be A GM Mode players can act as a manager and build a career by drafting, signing and trading players. The Stanley Cup can also be won, through the Battle for the Cup Mode, with two teams and a 1, 3, 5 or 7 game elimination round.
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|Systematically infuriating -- the downward spiral tightens||Xbox 360||Chris Wright (102)|
|Destructoid||PlayStation 3||Sep 14, 2009||9.5 out of 10||95|
|PGNx Media||PlayStation 3||Oct 06, 2009||9.3 out of 10||93|
|Game Informer Magazine||PlayStation 3||Sep 28, 2009||9.25 out of 10||92|
|Armchair Empire, The||PlayStation 3||Nov 23, 2009||9 out of 10||90|
|ZTGameDomain||PlayStation 3||2009||9 out of 10||90|
|Gamestyle||Xbox 360||2009||9 out of 10||90|
|PSFocus||PlayStation 3||Sep 21, 2009||89 out of 100||89|
|XGN||PlayStation 3||Sep 19, 2009||8.8 out of 10||88|
|PSX Extreme||PlayStation 3||Sep 15, 2009||8.5 out of 10||85|
|Spazio Games||PlayStation 3||Oct 18, 2009||8.5 out of 10||85|
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1001 Video GamesNHL 10 appears in the book 1001 Video Games You Must Play Before You Die by General Editor Tony Mott.
- Game Informer
- 2009 - Best Sports Game (Editors' Choice)
- 2009 - Best Sports Game
- Spike TV
- 2009 - Best Team Sports Game
Related Web Sites
- Wikipedia: NHL 2010 (article in the open encyclopedia)
- X360A achievement guide (X360A's achievement guide for NHL 10.)
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