Hit the Ice: The Video Hockey League

Moby ID: 44521
Arcade Specs
Buy on Game Boy
$36.99 used on eBay
Buy on Genesis
$59.99 used on eBay
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Description

Hit the Ice is a fast-paced, high-impact hockey game. Having more in common with Midway's Arch Rivals than any sane hockey simulation, this arena is no place for penalties, and no place for wimps. While the idea is still to somehow put the puck into the opposing team's goal, each team only has three players, there is a heavy focus on checking, and it is possible to do a "super shot" which is strong enough to send the goalie into the net along with the puck.

Available are exhibition and tournament modes for one or two players. Two players can even team up to take on the computer. The TurboGrafx-16 release also adds a four-player mode, while the Gameboy version adds a "shot race" mode where the player must get a certain number of goals as quickly as possible.

Spellings

  • ヒット ジ アイス - Japanese spelling

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Credits (Game Boy version)

7 People

Director
  • KI-Window
Programmer
  • Atsushi.S
Character Design
  • Yasuichi
  • Takashi.K
Sound
-
  • And... You
Presented by
  • Taito

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Critics

Average score: 56% (based on 11 ratings)

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Average score: 3.1 out of 5 (based on 17 ratings with 0 reviews)

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Trivia

Canceled NES version

A version of Hit the Ice was slated for a release sometime around the spring of 1993 for the NES. However, instead of being a straight port of the Arcade game, it was going to feature elements typically found in role playing games. The game was ultimately canceled, although a prototype of the game exists.

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Game added by j.raido 【雷堂嬢太朗】.

Arcade added by FatherJack.

Additional contributors: Alaka.

Game added January 6, 2010. Last modified February 18, 2024.