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NHL 08 (PlayStation 3)

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Description

The 2008 edition of EA's ice hockey simulation includes many improvements to the Skill Stick feature that was introduced in NHL 07. Another novelty is the Goalie mode where players can manually take control of the goalie through a 3rd-person camera. Players can create and work towards custom players and a rumble feature introduces a new form of communication where the player can call for the puck by tapping the ice with the stick.

In addition to NHL teams, this edition also features international teams and the 29 AHL teams, as well as the new jerseys for the regular NHL season.

The PS3 and Xbox 360 version do not contain a fantasy draft to create a dream team to take through the Stanley Cup in the Dynasty mode, but have the Sweden's Elitserien and Finland's SM-liiga. Commentary in this version is done by Gary Thorne and Bill Clement.

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There are 31 other screenshots on file for other versions of this game.


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The Press Says

1UP Sep 11, 2007 A 100
PGNx Media Oct 03, 2007 9.2 out of 10 92
GameSpy Sep 18, 2007 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
Gamers' Temple, The 2007 90 out of 100 90
IGN Sep 10, 2007 8.6 out of 10 86
Game Informer Magazine Sep, 2007 8.5 out of 10 85
PSX Extreme Sep 29, 2007 8.5 out of 10 85
GameSpot Sep 13, 2007 8.5 out of 10 85
The Video Game Critic Dec 18, 2007 B+ 83
Darkstation Sep 11, 2007 8 out of 10 80

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Online Servers

Electronic Arts closed the game's online servers for the Xbox 360 and PS3 versions on 8th February 2011.

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russ allard (7) added NHL 08 (PlayStation 3) on Feb 26, 2008
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