20 Games Like Crash 'n the Boys: Ice Challenge()
Compete in a super realistic ice hockey game with all the frantic action of Championship Hockey - skilful skating, thundering body checks and rifling slap shots. You'll have to skate well to avoid crunching body checks from defenders and out manoeuvre goalkeepers in your quest for The Cup!
The best selling PC Hockey game in the world just got better! Bethesda Softworks took suggestions from your letters and phone calls, and brought the pro coaches and players back to their locker room. Using their tips and tactics, along with your comments, Bethesda spent an additional five man-years creating Wayne Gretzky Hockey 3. The result is a faster, more realistic version of the fastest game on ice. From the adrenaline rush of a breakaway goal to the tension of Sudden Death Overtime, Wayne Gretzky Hockey 3 will take you onto the ice for the ultimate test of skill.
The classic overhead view has been carefully preserved and player graphics and intelligence refined even further. Bethesda Softworks hasn't messed with success, they've only made it better.
Once again, face off with "The Great One", Number 99, Wayne Gretzky, nine time winner of the NHL's MVP award and all time hockey great. From the adrenaline rush of a breakaway goal to the tension of Sudden Death Overtime, Wayne Gretzky Hockey 2 takes you onto the ice for the ultimate test of skill.
The stadium organ is pumping as you faceoff against international competition. Play any position, even goalie, with total control. Experience all the stick handling, slap shots, body checks and fisticuffs of world class hockey. Make strategic goalie and line changes. If their goon slams you into the boards, drop your gloves and duke it out. Now you're flying down the ice on a power play. You wind up and crank a high, blazing slap shot, but their goalie's reaching up and...Welcome to World War III, hockey style!
Street Hoop, known in Japan as Dunk Dream (ダンクドリーム?) and known in North America as Street Slam, is a basketball video game developed by Data East for Neo-Geo, released in 1994. The game features three-on-three basketball match-ups with a variety of different teams.
EA SPORTS NHL Legacy Edition brings together the most popular modes and award-winning gameplay features from nine years of NHL hockey. Featuring updated rosters and authentic schedules, it’s the perfect experience for fans looking to get that complete hockey fix on Xbox 360 or PlayStation 3.
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Sega's second attempt at hockey for the Genesis (after Mario Lemieux Hockey) offers 26 NHL teams and 650 professional players rated in 15 categories. Team rosters and the season schedule are based on the NHL's 1994-95 season. Also noteworthy is the inclusion of broadcaster Marv Albert to provide color commentary. Other features include: one-timers, line changes, adjustable penalties, fighting, speed bursts, cross-checks, instant replay, manual or automatic goalies, and complete statistical tracking saved to battery. Game modes include: Exhibition, Full Season, New Playoffs, and New Playoffs/7 Game. All modes support two players except for the full 84 game season. Special attention was given to the animation, with players having over 1,000 frames to make them look smooth on the ice.
NHL 96 was the first EA Sports game to feature Virtual Stadium technology, which resulted in a 3D feel and multiple camera angles. The NHL license ensures that real teams and players of the era are included, with a full league and playoff system. Many game options can be toggled - the infamous fighting is option, as are the penalties and offsides. The control system makes it possible to execute one-touch passes, and several special trick moves to quickly advance the ball. As a bonus feature, it included 'Hockey Card' profiles of every player on CD, and interviews with the stars of the game.
Midway introduces hockey with its no-rules twist that is seen in NFL Blitz. Hockey may have fewer rules than football, but NHL Hitz features hard-hitting action and very simple 3-on-3 gameplay. The game has franchise modes for a created team that you can design along with championship and exhibition modes. You earn attribute points and credits that you can use to unlock items and improve your players along the way. There are several mini-games and extras hidden deep in the game for you to unlock. NHL Hitz is Midway's attempt at making the most action-packed hockey game to ever hit consoles.
Battle along the boards, feed the open man, patrol the ice! Game Features: *Beginner lever - pick up and play!; *Coaching strategies from Stanley Cup Winner Marc Crawford; *Commentary by Bill Clement; *5 game modes; *18 top international teams; *Updated 1998 roster-expansion Nashville Predators.
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NHL 12 is an ice hockey video game developed by EA Canada and published by EA Sports. The game was released between September 8–13, 2011, in Australia, New Zealand, Europe, and North America. The game was featured in the 2011 Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3). Steven Stamkos was announced as the game's cover athlete on June 22, 2011, at the NHL Awards Show in Las Vegas, Nevada. The game notably includes more interactive goalies (i.e. players can have real contact with the goalies and vice versa, and the goalies and skaters may fight each other), better physics engine, improved Be a Pro mode, and the ability to play the 2011 NHL Winter Classic.
Like NHL 11, Gary Thorne (play-by-play) and Bill Clement (color) provide commentary for NHL 12.
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NHL 08 is a video game released on September 11, 2007 in North America; the Xbox 360 version was supposed to be released on the same date as the Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 2 and PlayStation 3 versions, but was delayed for a day due to shipping issues. NHL 08 features the Skill Stick System which EA says will allow gamers to more easily control the puck. There is also a way to release the puck and control your player around the defender then retrieve the puck to perform 1-on-1 dekes. It was the first installment of the NHL series to be released on PlayStation 3.
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NHL 09 is the 17th video game in the NHL series released by EA Sports in 2008. Both the Nintendo DS and Wii versions had been planned, but canceled. It was the last installment of the NHL series to be released on Playstation 2 and the last to get a PC release
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1997 edition of EA's NHL sport simulation series. Improvements in this edition come mostly in the graphical arena, with a refined version of the "virtual stadium" system that adds new camera angles (including the classical top-down one strangely missing from NHL 96), and polygonal players instead of the bitmap-based ones with motion-captured animations.
Other extras include multiplayer support for up to 8 players through network or Gravis's GrIP system, the option to create new players and trade them around, and the usual amount of EA sports licensed multimedia flair, including an interesting "Goalie Mask Viewer" which lets you observe the elaboratedly decorated helmets of 30 goalies.
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ISS Pro Evolution 2 (known as World Soccer Jikkyou Winning Eleven 2000: U-23 Medal Heno Chousen in Japan) is the fourth video game in the ISS Pro series and the second installment of the ISS Pro Evolution series, developed exclusively for the PlayStation by Konami Computer Entertainment Tokyo, a division of Konami it was available on Europe and Japan but not available for North America because ESPN MLS GameNight has selling before.
It is the first ISS Pro game with proper licenses, although partial, some players having real names — e.g. Beckham instead of Bekham (ISS Pro Evolution). The game has an extended Master League, with 2 divisions and eight more clubs, resulting in a total of twenty four club teams, such as Leeds United and Boca Juniors. More international teams have been added as well. Next to these additions, the gameplay has changed, as it is smoother and more realistic. The Japanese version of the game contains Under-23 National Teams as well, such as Australia's Under-23 National Football Team, which are not present in the Europe versions of the game too.