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Description

The second part in Electronic Arts' hockey series. It features the NHLPA license (so it has real player names), but not the NHL license (so it doesn't have NHL team names).

Gameplay is altered only slightly over the predecessor. Regular season and Playoff modes are available. Goalies have improved AI, there are more foul play options and the game now features detailed statistics.

Screenshots

NHLPA Hockey '93 SNES Title Screen
NHLPA Hockey '93 SNES Game Start
NHLPA Hockey '93 SNES Face Off
NHLPA Hockey '93 SNES Game Options

Promo Images

NHLPA Hockey '93 Magazine Advertisement

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Critic Reviews

Sega Force Genesis Mar 18, 1993 95 out of 100 95
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Genesis Nov, 1992 11 out of 12 92
Power Play Genesis Nov, 1992 91 out of 100 91
Consolemania SNES Jun, 1993 89 out of 100 89
Video Games SNES Jan, 1993 88 out of 100 88
Nintendo Magasinet (Sweden) SNES May, 1993 8 out of 10 80
N-Force SNES Feb, 1993 79 out of 100 79
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) SNES Jan, 1993 8 out of 12 67
Play Time SNES Feb, 1993 54 out of 100 54
Sega-16.com Genesis May 14, 2012 4 out of 10 40

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Trivia

Controversy

The game cause a row between NHL/NHLPA and Electronic Arts after a page in the manual suggested injuring opponent players as a valid tactic, games having up to five fights and players bleeding when injured. To them, this was harmful to the sports image, and to keep both licenses EA removed fights and the red pixels next to the players' faces when injured in NHL Hockey 94, which turned out to be one of the biggest hits in the franchise.

Awards

  • Power Play
    • Issue 02/1993 – Best Genesis Game in 1992

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