Fast, fun, and realistic hockey game shoots and scores.
Common Sense Media
15 November 2012
Summary: Parents need to know that EA Sports NHL 13 is a sports simulation game that attempts to realistically replicate the action of the professional sport of hockey. The game requires an online account to play online as well as to update rosters and access some of the elements of the game, such as the...
Excerpt: I have been eating up all of the NHL 13 coverage on Family Friendly Gaming. I want to be sure to thank the team who worked tirelessly without any complaints to bring all of us that coverage. That also means a major thank you to the team over at EA Sports.
Conclusion: I've enjoyed my time with NHL 13. The franchise is certainly improving its core mechanics, placing an emphasis on the minor details that will get fans excited. Hardly anything has changed on the surface, but beneath the exterior there's a sturdier, sharper and far tougher posterior to break through.
Excerpt: With the NHL in lockout one can’t help but wonder what this will mean for the EA Sports NHL franchise. During the last lockout, NHL 05 saw a drastic drop in sales numbers year over year. However, NHL 05 wasn’t really that great of a step above NHL 04 .
Excerpt: NHL 13 might be the only hockey game we get this year with the NHL’s ongoing lockout situation. With that said, NHL 13 is a big improvement over last years iteration, featuring a new skating engine and plenty of game modes.
Summary: I can still remember the first hockey game I ever played during my childhood. My father picked up as I was just starting to get into sports at the age of 13. In that game, being born and raised in suburban Chicago, I took great pleasure in using the most unfair team in the game, the Blackhawks.