It looks like hockey will joining the growing trend of tsports getting into esports. The National Hockey League will host the 2018 NHL Gaming World Championship, where fans of the virtual ice can compete for a share of a $100,000 prize pool and a chance to be a part of the 2018 NHL awards.
NHL 15 is supposed to be a sequel to last year's entry in EA's long-running hockey series, but it takes some serious steps backward. Dedicated fans aren't happy.
This must be one of the most creative StarCraft II mods out there. Fast-paced ice hockey with StarCraft characters and abilities, made entirely with the game's map editor.
The constant progression of annual sport titles has another advantage besides the games getting more and more realistic every year. It creates moments where the players go nuts—suddenly, our ordinary game turns itself into Dragon Ball Z or Super Smash TV. We selected below a few of these from the last few years' FIFA, …
Last year, when NHL 12 allowed you to create a female hockey player in its superstar-fantasy "Be A Pro" mode, the only real difference was the face on the player in the video game. Underneath a helmet and the hulking pads, moving fast on ice skates, it's hard to instantly tell if someone's a man or a woman. And the…
Let's just say if you're going into the corner with Winnipeg's Nik Antropov hot on your tail, be prepared to pay the price.
NHL 12 is not just a critically acclaimed game for its simulated play; it's also a fun time for armchair talent evaluators and kitchen-table franchise managers. Giving credit where it is due, the series' producer says the game took its inspiration from an old, old old-school NES title.
Why worry about which sports game to play on your Xbox 360 when you can get baseball, hockey, basketball, golf, football, and other football, all in one handy Kinect game?
The sale and transfer of Atlanta's NHL franchise to Winnipeg means 'Peggers beloved Jets are returning to the ice this year. But if you're expecting a sneak preview at what their new sweaters will look like, you won't find it in NHL 12.
Sports fans have heaped lots of love on NBA 2K12 following its reveal of a roster of 15 all-time greats, and their supporting cast; let's not forget the same thing is taking place in hockey's premier video game sim, NHL 12, which will deliver a dozen greats who also span that sport's most telegenic era.
Here's a re-creation of the classic scene from Swingers, in which digital Jeremy Roenick makes digital Wayne Gretzky's head bleed, this time starring Real Jeremy Roenick. Playing as Gretzky in NHL '94. In 2011. Now I think my head's gonna bleed.
Hockey's video game superstars will perform more recognizably like their real world counterparts in NHL 12, anticipating turnovers, powering their way to the goal and playing a more proactive defense, the game's producer said at Electronic Arts' Summer Showcase this afternoon.
At the NHL awards tonight, EA Sports revealed that Tampa Bay center Steven Stamkos will grace the cover of NHL 12 when the game releases Sept. 13.
You might have wondered why so much attention was lavished on one doughy white guy after the Mavericks won the NBA title last night.
Bo Jackson. Jeremy Roenick. Even casual players know what those two mean to games like Tecmo Bowl and NHL '94. But Cliff Ronning? Old-school sports game cognoscenti remember he was NHL 93's fastest player, with an overall rating well north of what you'd expect for a 25-goal scorer.
2K Sports yesterday confirmed that NHL 2K12 will not be published on any console, likely ending that simulation's run.
How many new features can you spot in this first screen shot of NHL 12? For starters, that's the Capitals and the Penguins playing the Winter Classic at Heinz Field, which means the NHL's outdoor New Year's Day gala will appear in the EA Sports series for the first time ever.
Fighting in hockey is awesome. It's more than tolerated - the NHL has no problem with fighting on the ice, nor in the video games it licenses. Know what makes a hockey fight more awesome? Punch-Out!! music.
Like Tecmo Bowl and RBI Baseball, NHL '94 is a sports video game that transcended its genre. Anyone who played a Genesis or Super Nintendo in the 1990s remembers its goal celebration - every player rushing the scorer, sticks raised.