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NHL Breakaway 99 (Nintendo 64)

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NHL Breakaway 99 is the sequel to NHL Breakaway 98. It is the second and last part in Acclaim's NHL series for the Nintendo 64.

This new version includes new and updated rosters, teams and schedules. All 27 NHL team feature up to date stats and ratings from the 97-98 season. There are five game modes: exhibition, practice, season, shootout, and playoffs. A wide variety of settings can be set for each game including, injuries, fatigue, fighting and penalty options.

Winning a season gains you points that you can invest to decrease injury time, develop your players' skills and trade players.

In-game advice is provided by Steve Yzerman.


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Nintendojo 1998 8.9 out of 10 89
Total! (Germany) Dec, 1998 1.75 out of 6 85
Mega Fun Feb, 1999 79 out of 100 79
Power Unlimited Mar, 1999 7.3 out of 10 73
Nintendo Power Magazine Jan, 1999 7.1 out of 10 71
Sports Gaming Network Jan 11, 1999 70 out of 100 70
GameSpot Dec 24, 1998 6.9 out of 10 69
IGN Dec 07, 1998 6 out of 10 60


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  • Total! (Germany)
    • Issue 01/2000 – Best N64 Hockey Game in 1999

vedder (20289) added NHL Breakaway 99 (Nintendo 64) on Sep 04, 2008