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DescriptionThe 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.
There are no PlayStation 3 screenshots for this game.
There are 31 other screenshots on file for other versions of this game.
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The Press Says
|Gamers' Temple, The||2007||90 out of 100||90|
|GameSpy||Sep 18, 2007||90|
|Worth Playing||Oct 19, 2007||8.9 out of 10||89|
|Game Over Online||Sep 27, 2007||88 out of 100||88|
|IGN||Sep 10, 2007||8.6 out of 10||86|
|PSX Extreme||Sep 29, 2007||8.5 out of 10||85|
|Game Informer Magazine||Sep, 2007||8.5 out of 10||85|
|4Players.de||Sep 21, 2007||82 out of 100||82|
|Darkstation||Sep 11, 2007||8 out of 10||80|
|Game Revolution||Oct 22, 2007||C||50|
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Online ServersElectronic Arts closed the game's online servers for the Xbox 360 and PS3 versions on 8th February 2011.
Related Web Sites
- EA Sports NHL 08 Homepage (Product page by Electronic Arts)
- X360A achievement guide (X360A's achievement guide for NHL 08)
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