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Also on:Xbox 360, PS2

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GF Rating
8.3

1264 ratings

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Game Details

  • Release Date 9/11/2008
  • Publisher Electronic Arts
  • Platform PS3
  • Genre Sports
  • Number of Players 7
  • Online Players 12
  • Online Enabled Yes

Mild Violence

Game Description

It's time to hit the ice! The world's most critically acclaimed hockey series returns this year with all-new features set to keep you skating all year long. The big news is the Be a Pro Mode, which lets you create a character or pick a real-life pro and work your way up to superstardom. Choose your position, and get ready to hunker down, because unlike in normal hockey modes, you'll play only that position. Don't worry, though; you can take control of someone else while your player is on the bench. Coaches will give you personalized feedback to improve your game. And new offensive and defensive moves will push your capabilities to the max!

Critic Reviews

GamesRadar Review (9.0 out of 10)

NHL 09 Face-breakingly good Most ordinary sports games seem to tick along with incremental updates each season, but NHL is different. Despite a legacy stretching as far back as FIFA, they completely offed their tried and tested control scheme last year, replacing it wit...more

User Reviews

Average Member Rating: 8.3 out of 10

Best hockey game ever. (9 out of 10)

posted by JDC2k7 (HARPER WOODS, MI) on Nov 17, 2008
Member since Oct 2005
4 out of 4 gamers (100%) found this review helpful
The pros: On the graphic side not much has change in terms on player models if you rolled with the Red Wings in 09 as you did in 08 they pretty much look the same. But the checking animation on the other hand is crazy seriously when you lay a check into someone you would want to upload it on EA spor...more

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Specs & Requirements

Memory 9 MB

Controllers Headset

Modes Tournament, Practice, Exhibition, Dynasty, Multiplayer, Career, Season

Audio/Video In-Game Dolby Digital, HDTV 720p

Console Link Ethernet Broadband

Online Features Quick Match, Teams, PS Network Compatible, Online League, Ranked Match, Online Multiplayer

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