Summary: I have EA 2011 hockey, and I went back to this game. The controls are just perfect, you can actually do one timers with the regular buttons (not just the thumb stick) and deke the goalies. You have to adjust the settings some to tweak it, but once you get it right, it's so fun.
Summary: This game is a very solid all-around sports game. Graphics and gameplay are outstanding, and there are thousands of ways to customize the experience. Minor league play and franchise creation are great aspects. All in all, a fantastic game.
Summary: My son and I are not big hockey nuts, we root for the Flyers but do not watch many games at all, he loves football, baseball and basketball and plays all of them on the Xbox 360, so when he said he wanted a hockey game I thought why but since it was only 9.99 I said yes, from the first game he played he is totally hook, even I cannot put it down, we both love it, we always have close games and some go to the shootouts, we never had more fun, now the Madden, NBA and MLB...
Summary: I always try to find deals on games and well.... Games with a particular year in the title often are marked way down once that year passes so I bought this instead of NHL10. This game is great! The replay value of it is very high, the career mode and game modes really keep the game fun and it's true the jersey's and player lineups are not as current as the latest verison, but it's still a great game. The graphics are good and the controls are very easy to learn.
Summary: I bought this on Amazon last Christmas for my best friend. He has had it for a year and has played it a couple of times a week all year. Love the voice overs and team choices.. we often play Red Wings versus Redwings when we don't want to fight over teams. : ) I have heard it is better in many aspects than the 2009 version. I got it at a fabulous price.. about 20 dollars, when I couldn't find it locally for less than 50.
Summary: This game is soo good, I even got my girlfriend hooked. We each play and scream at the TV as we face off on the ice. It feels so real! We love it. It is tricky to learn, but once you get the hang of it, it is the most fun.