DescriptionThe 2009 edition of EA Sports ice hockey simulation refreshes all of the existing NHL and international team rosters and schedules and adds the Russian Elite League and sees the the addition of the "Be A Pro"-mode in which players create a new player and only control him on the field. This mode is also available in multiplayer for up to 12 players in 6-on-6-matches in which every player on the ice is controlled by a human.
The defensive stick control has also been revamped and now allows for example to prevent direct passes. And it's possible to control both puck and stick with one hand in the offensive, allowing the player to better outplay the goalie. Of course all this complicates the already complex controls even more so that now it's possible to switch to the control scheme from NHL '94 which only needs a few buttons and one analog stick to be successful.
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The Press Says
|Destructoid||Oct 06, 2008||9.6 out of 10||96|
|Game Informer Magazine||Sep, 2008||9.25 out of 10||92|
|IGN||Sep 05, 2008||9 out of 10||90|
|IC-Games||Nov 20, 2008||89 out of 100||89|
|Worth Playing||Sep 30, 2008||8.9 out of 10||89|
|Cheat Code Central||Sep, 2008||4.4 out of 5||88|
|1UP||Sep 09, 2008||B+||83|
|gameZine (UK)||Oct 28, 2008||8 out of 10||80|
|G4 TV: X-Play||Sep, 2008||80|
|Game Revolution||Dec 24, 2008||B||75|
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Server shutdownElectronic Arts closed the game's online servers for the Xbox 360 and PS3 versions on 8th February 2011.
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