Conclusion: A measly payoff of five GamerScore points for playing 500 games and another five for scoring 2000 points doesn't seem worth all the time you'll need to put into getting them. Still, about 30 - 35 achievements should be obtainable for most players.
Excerpt: NHL 2K10 may have the most realistic flow to any hockey game I have ever played. Even on the lower difficulty settings it is very difficult to score a goal. 2K Sports got that part down pat. This year the Wii version is improved in almost every aspect imaginable.
Excerpt: Like most red blooded hockey loving Canadians I love my hockey and can’t wait for this time of year when the fastest game on earth makes a return from the long hot summer. The NHL 2K series also makes its annual return giving its’ loyal fans of the series something to look forward too.
Summary: NHL 2K10 redefines the sports gaming experience with a new emphasis on social gaming. Whether you're a die-hard NHL fan or a casual player, NHL 2K10's pick-up-and-play controls, true-to-life authenticity and variety of on- and off-line multiplayer modes promise hours of entertainment for any gamer.
Excerpt: debuted on the Dreamcast, but nonetheless here we are, celebrating the 10th anniversary of a series that, at various times in its history, has been considered the finest hockey videogame available on consoles. While many will argue the 2K series peaked around
Pros: The graphics are top notch., Solid gameplay with sliders., Faceoffs are best in business.
Cons: Requires slider tweaking., Presentation and sound lacking., Might sometimes fight the controls.
22 September 2009
Conclusion: Fewer demands come with fewer rewards. Even though NHL 2K10 is an improvement over its predecessor, its continued lack of depth means that experienced gamers will soon master it and look for greater challenges.
Pros: Easy for casual hockey fans to pick up and play, Innovative multiplayer options, Relaxed, change-of-pace soundtrack.
Cons: Unrealistic arcade feel on the ice, especially when it comes to scoring, Dated visuals and audio effects.