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Gretzky NHL 06
6.5 out of 10

Gretzky NHL 06

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Expert Review

4 March 2006
Overall 7
Features 8
Gameplay 7
Graphics 7
Sound 9
Lifespan 7

Gretzky NHL 06

Gaming Target
21 February 2006
Overall 8

Gretzky NHL 06

Game Over Online
8 December 2005
  • Excerpt: Good news for PSP owning hockey fans: this year's Gretzky isn't as bad as the last. In fact, it's pretty decent. Now that's not to say that there aren't a few problems, but overall it's a marked improvement.
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Gretzky NHL 06

The Armchair Empire
3 November 2005
  • Conclusion: The gameplay shows an interesting duality – the quickness of the game and the nature of how skaters actually re-act on the ice surface has never been better captured by anyone before this game, BUT, the game’s AI completely ruins this.
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Overall 6

Gretzky NHL '06

Operation Sports
14 October 2005
  • Excerpt: It was only two years ago that the NHL was throwing around the buzzword “contraction.” The popular theory at the time was that the NHL was seriously considering folding a handful of its franchises due to market strength, the team’s ability to draw, the inability to be competitive financially, and,...
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Gretzky NHL 06

29 September 2005
  • Conclusion: Featureswise, Gretzky is a marginally deeper package than it was last year. The franchise mode is certainly better than it used to be; it does a better job of keeping you up to speed on the financial aspects of the team and where you stand with the owners.
  • Pros: Wayne vs Wayne mode is a ridiculous hoot, Nice-looking player models, Relatively deep franchise mode, Solid online play.
  • Cons: Gameplay can't decide between arcade and simulation style, Bad goalie AI and ugly passing mechanics, Terribly stilted animations, Franchise mode has bugs, Rosters are way, way out of date.
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