Excerpt: I remember it as if it were yesterday, you know. The year when the skillstick system was introduced to the EA Sports Hockey franchise and you just knew it was going to take you a few years to fully appreciate just how good it could be, providing you’re over 30 and know for a fact that someone half...
Excerpt: If you enjoy sports video games then you know who EA Sports is. They are the monolith in the room because they have built some fantastic franchises over the years. Hockey fans will be very interested in NHL 11. There is a lot of hype surrounding NHL 11. Does it live up to it?
Excerpt: For a stretch of years, 2K Sports was king of the ice, and EA played second fiddle. Their hockey games were crisper and more realistic than EA’s arcade-type efforts. Last year’s game changed all of that, as NHL 2010 was a crisp, well-crafted, and enjoyable experience.
Summary: NHL 11 pits brains versus brawn, and it’s brawn that wins. But it’s not just about getting cross-checked in the face – the game’s physicality offers hits of all sizes, whether you’re forechecking, clogging the neutral zone, or playing defense.
Excerpt: The first thing you’ll probably think of on playing Zombie Infection HD is the Resident Evil series. Despite Resident Evil HD having the better graphics of the two, it doesn’t have the better controls, since Zombie Infection doesn’t use the move or shoot method favoured by Resident Evil titles.
Summary: In case you didn't know, EA's NHL series is crazy good. So good, in fact, that its only competition decided to pack it in and not even release an Xbox 360 / PS3 version in 2010. Seems like a wise decision, because NHL 11 is even better than last year's already great game.
Conclusion: This year, teams are able to customize NHL and EA generated jerseys for their teams, as well as be able to practice with the team without computers. Just make sure you don't take a run at someone from behind in an OTP or EASHL league game, because you could get a 5 minute major and be forced to...