Summary: this game did not receive the greatest reviews because of the control scheme, but if you give it time to learn it, it is well worth it. Compared to 2k10 and 2k11, the AI is starting to feel aged but the natural feel and realistic variety in the gameplay makes this game incredibly fun to play.
Summary: Great game! I love playing NHL hockey more than any other sports game, and I'm not really into hockey! That's how fun it is to fight for the puck, and score, or fight for the puck and smash a guy against the wall, which is somewhat tough to time right on EA games versus 2k games.
Summary: I am very happy with this game. I am a former hockey player, and very picky about realism. The movements of the players, the action of the puck and the boards, rules, sounds, the plays, the AI of the computer controlled players, everything.
Summary: I am really impressed with the direction nhl 08 has gone. The game has improved vastly from the 2007 ps2 version and even the 07 xbox 360 version. You can do virtually any move you want to and you are in full command of whichever player you control (With a few exceptions, there is no video game that...