NHL Slapshot Box Goes Top Shelf With The Great One

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Michael Jordan isn't the only best-ever superstar gracing the cover of a video game and appearing in it this year. Wayne Gretzky's playable in NHL Slapshot and also serves as your mentor in the singleplayer career mode.

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EA Sports today published the official packshot for the Wii game, which arrives Sept. 7. It gives you a pretty good look of the game's fancy-schmancy hockey stick contraption that houses both your Wiimote and Nunchuk. I saw it on the floor at E3 but didn't get any playtime with the game. But I can see kids raking vases and centerpieces off the coffee table already.

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orionplaya
orionplaya

Gimme a break and not a Kit Kat break either. What gamer in their serious mind is gonna play this game? Can you imagine wielding that plastic stick around? I can't. What's the world come too? WTF is going on here people? Have we all gone mad? Wake me up from this Twilight Zone episode!