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Description

The first of three Wayne Gretzky games from Bethesda. It contains everything that could be found in a hockey rink, from big hits and fighting to icings and offsides. It's not only about what is on the ice but also outside, offering the player plenty of coaching options and gives you the ability to create your own players and teams

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Wayne Gretzky Hockey DOS Stats Menu
Wayne Gretzky Hockey Atari ST Company logo
Wayne Gretzky Hockey NES Chasing the puck
Wayne Gretzky Hockey DOS The opponent team members should leave your zone...

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Critic Reviews

ST Format Atari ST May, 1990 90 out of 100 90
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) DOS Dec, 1989 9.8 out of 12 82
The Games Machine (UK) Amiga Jul, 1989 75 out of 100 75
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Amiga Mar, 1989 9 out of 12 75
Power Play Atari ST May, 1990 73 out of 100 73
Power Play Amiga Apr, 1989 73 out of 100 73
100 aktuelle PC-Spiele DOS 1990 7 out of 10 70
Ultimate Nintendo: Guide to the NES Library NES 2016 1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars 20
NES Archives NES Jul 03, 2001 F 0
Questicle.net NES Jan, 2014 F 0

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Development

The NES version was reputedly coded in a single night.

Hockey League Simulator

Data can be imported and exported to Bethesda's Hockey League Simulator, essentially allowing one game to play the hockey and another to manage the league.

Awards

  • Computer Gaming World
    • November 1996 (15th anniversary issue) – #111 in the “150 Best Games of All Time” list
  • ST Format
    • Issue 01/1991 – #4 Best Simulator Game in 1990 (Atari ST)
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