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NHL Breakaway 98 (PlayStation)

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90
Consoles Plus
Le meilleur jeu de hockey sur Playstation : speed, complet, et graphiquement très réussi.
84
Gamezilla
If it was not for the slowdown problems, NHL Breakaway 98 would be great. I know that this is only one thing, but it should have been addressed. I would have rather had no announcement that there was 1 minute left, than to have the slowdown. The gameplay kicks ass and you will keep coming back for more. The glow puck is also a great idea. With other games that aren't as strong as NHL Breakaway 98, I usually find myself saying that I wish I could take bits and pieces from other games to create the perfect game. Aside from the slowdown, NHL Breakaway 98 seems to have done that.
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GameSpot
Breakaway combines a boatload of features, great graphics, and stellar gameplay all in one package. Finally, it looks like you can put your Genesis away - a true 32-bit hockey game has finally arrived.
70
IGN
NHL Breakaway '98 may not break or surpass any new boundaries, but it's definitely a good game and shouldn't be overlooked.
60
GamePro (US)
If you want Theme Park set to a hockey beat, then Breakaway is for you. If you want quality action and gameplay, wait for a Stanley Cup contender like FaceOff '98 or NHL '98.
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Game Revolution
NHL Breakaway '98 is a silly game encapsulated in a great hockey management simulation. Unfortunately, like the phoenix, the silly game breaks free and takes away any fun the simulation may have brought you.