Excerpt: This review will encompass three versions of EAs latest NHL game, creatively titled NHL 08. Having played through three versions of the title it�s safe to say that the PS3 and 360 version of the title are near identical, so no comments will be made with regards to this except for my comments on which controller I felt played best. The PS2 version will get a brief mention highlighting the thoughts I have on that.
Pros: EA finally added the skill stick--albeit a less dynamic version of it, Dynasty mode is reasonably deep, The skill stick still rules, Vastly improved AI that adapts to your offensive tendencies, Online modes have been fleshed out to include team play and leagues, Superb graphics and audio, Great create-a-play feature
Cons: Skill stick or not, this plays pretty much identically to the last few PS2 EA NHL games, Defense is stump dumb, Dynasty mode has some budgeting issues, A few remaining control quirks and glitchy goals, Online play currently has some connection issues, Goalie controls are still kind of a pain
Excerpt: Une IA optimisée, des commandes innovantes, un mode en ligne approfondi ainsi qu'un niveau d'authenticité du sport sans comparaison. La fonction révolutionnaire Skill Stick (Stick technique) franchit un cap dans NHL 08 pour vous offrir un niveau de contrôle unique. Un tout nouveau système de...