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NHL 08
7.7 out of 10

NHL 08

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Overall 9
9.2

Trials HD Review

IGN Entertainment
11 March 2010
  • Conclusion: And as if there wasn’t enough to do with just the out-of-the-box gameplay, Trials HD comes with a powerful level editor that enables you to make your own tracks and terrain, which can then be unleashed on Xbox Live for others to try.
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Overall 8
8.0
Playability 7
7.0

NHL 08

Xbox 360 achievements
13 April 2008
  • Conclusion: A very good simulation that can also cater to those people with simpler tastes as well. The online suffers from a few too many bugs that can cripple a game instantly for me to recommend it. Pick this game up if you’re a fan but otherwise you might want to dip your toe in with a rental first.
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Overall 7
7.0
Gameplay 7
6.9
Graphics 7
7.1
Sound 7
6.6
Multiplayer 7
7.0
Longevity 7
6.8

NHL 08

NowGamer
21 September 2007
Overall 9
8.5

Expert Review

GameSpot
13 September 2007
  • Summary: EA's NHL 07 redefined the hockey genre with one simple feature, the skill stick. Though the game had few modes and several artificial intelligence issues, its star play mechanic worked brilliantly, and created a great rebuilding point for the franchise.
  • Pros: 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: A few remaining control quirks and glitchy goals, Online play currently has some connection issues, Goalie controls are still kind of a pain
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Overall 9
8.5

NHL 08

Console Monster
5 August 2008
  • Summary: NHL 08 is EA’s latest game in their popular NHL franchise which has been running for over a decade. Thankfully, this isn’t just a lazy game by EA either—they haven’t simply updated the teams and graphics.
  • Pros: Extremely smooth, Surprising amount of depth for a sports game, A big improvement from NHL 07
  • Cons: Online is weak, Bugged achievements, Steep learning curve
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Overall 8
8.0

Subtle Improvements

Britxbox
7 November 2007
  • Conclusion: Hockey is one of the fastest, exciting and brutal sports around. EA have done a good job over the past few years of getting this across in their NHL games but is their much room left for improvement? We take a look at their latest offering NHL 08 to see what has changed from last year.
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Overall 8
8.0

NHL 08 Review

PALGN
2 October 2007
Overall 9
8.5

Recensione NHL 08

Everyeye Network
16 September 2008
  • Summary: Con NHL 08 EA ha fatto tutto quel che doveva, limando e migliorando qua e là mantenendo le solide basi che già lo scorso anno avevano riscosso ampio successo; alcune scelte sono indubbiamente coraggiose e, a seconda dei punti di vista, più o meno contestabili.
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Overall 7
7.0
Gameplay 7
7.0
Graphics 7
7.0
Sound 7
7.0
Lifespan 7
7.0

Review-Xbox 360: NHL 08

Playstadium
15 September 2008
  • Excerpt: Vanen tro er EA klar med endnu et ishockeyspil i NHL-serien. Vi har naturligvis iført os skridtbeskytter, skulderpuder og omgh.. glumb.., fna…PØJ, tandbeskytter og er klar til at skøjte spillet igennem på Xbox 360.
  • Pros: : Tjaa, spillet gør faktisk, hvad det skal, men mere brøl og lir på lægterne måske.
  • Cons: : Man skal være stor fan af sporten for rigtig at forstå spillets mange muligheder.
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Overall 8
8.0

Nhl 08

micromania.fr
30 August 2008
  • Excerpt: Chaque série d’EA Sports progresse par à-coups et si certaines cuvées sont riches en innovations, d’autres tiennent de la simple mise à jour. Après la révolution du Skill Stick l’année dernière, on attend forcément NHL 08 au tournant.
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