Review: NHL 22 Makes Huge Strides

Review: NHL 22 Makes Huge Strides

It’s been 30 years since Electronic Arts released the original NHL Hockey for the Sega Genesis, and each year since, an updated version of the game has built upon its predecessor. Sometimes the advancements felt enormous (see: the addition of the one-timer and...
Video Game Review: NHL 21

Video Game Review: NHL 21

Over the past 30 years, I’ve played virtually every entry in both the NHL and Madden video game series, dating back to NHLPA ’93 and John Madden Football ’93. Something struck me soon after Madden 21 was released, and so I went back and played NHL 20...
Video Game Review: NHL 21

NHL 21 Gets Ready to Take the Ice

The release of EA Sports’ NHL video game has been an annual tradition for nearly 30 years (dating back to the release of NHL Hockey in 1991), and this year will be no different. On October 16th, the game will be available on both the PS4 and Xbox One platforms,...
NHL 19 Review: Legend & Lore

NHL 19 Review: Legend & Lore

It was during the NHL’s magical 1992-93 season (captured beautifully in Todd Denault’s A Season in Time) that I was first exposed to EA’s hockey video game, by a hockey fanatic named Marc Brunengraber. Their second edition, NHLPA ’93, was the...
Video Game Review: NHL 18

Video Game Review: NHL 18

  It’s been 25 years since the 1992-93 season, which was captured beautifully in A Season in Time, a terrific 2012 book by Todd Denault (and currently on sale at Amazon for only $1.99). That season saw an unprecedented offensive explosion led by the likes...