Excerpt: Yep, every year there’s the same old sports games, tinkered from the previous years. It’s fast becoming an annual event, usually composed by EA. This effort, courtesy of Midway and Black Box, shines above the rest. It’s not another super realistic, statistic heavy game, far from it, and it’s fair to say that Midway have taken a different approach.
Summary: NHL Hitz is obviously a hockey game but it is without a doubt the most fun hockey game on any console. For hockey fans there are all the stats, teams, famous players and stadiums whereas for the hockey virgin (pretty much anyone who lives outside the USA) there are none of the incomprehensible rules.