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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.


Hit the Ice: The Video Hockey League SNES GOAL!
Hit the Ice: The Video Hockey League Arcade Goal!
Hit the Ice: The Video Hockey League Arcade Keeper looks upset.
Hit the Ice: The Video Hockey League SNES 1st period

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Alternate Titles

  • "ヒット ジ アイス" -- Japanese spelling

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Critic Reviews

Video Games Game Boy Jan, 1993 72 out of 100 72
Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) TurboGrafx-16 Dec, 1992 26 out of 40 65
Play Time SNES May, 1993 64 out of 100 64
Play Time Genesis May, 1993 45 out of 100 45
Mega Fun Genesis Apr, 1993 42 out of 100 42
Mega Fun SNES Apr, 1993 40 out of 100 40 Genesis Feb 01, 2010 4 out of 10 40
Video Games SNES Mar, 1993 34 out of 100 34
The Video Game Critic Genesis Jan 31, 2001 D+ 33
The Video Game Critic TurboGrafx-16 Mar 08, 2017 D+ 33


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