Kw-logo-smaller

NHL 2001:: PS2 Game Review

No One Shall Pass.
Courtesy of EA
Which Way Did He Go George?
Courtesy of EA
Slapshot!
Courtesy of EA
NHL 2001:: PS2 Game Review - Reviewed by Kidzworld on Dec 27, 2006
( Rating: 4 Star Rating)

Get your game on with EA's latest hockey extravaganza. NHL 2001 drops the puck on the ice with the all-new 'Momentum Meter' and more stick-wielding goons than you can shake your keyboard at.

EA knows sports and they have another winner on it's roster. NHL 2001 steps it up again with bigger graphics, better AI, and more fun than ever.

Packed with 50 teams of fully detailed, life-like hockey stars and the ability to whip up your own team means you can create the lineup of your dreams. Life-like isn't an exaggeration either, these guys are ready to leap off the screen and track ice all over your living room.

The sound is good, the music [kwlink]rocks, the crowd is crazy but the announcers aren't all there. I dunno if they've got a case of brain freeze but they stop coming up with new things to say pretty quickly. After about an hour you'll know what they're gonna say before they say it. A little more variety would've been nice.[/kwlink]


A cool new touch is a 'Momentum Meter'. As you get your act in gear and start getting offensive all over the other guys it goes up. Once it hits the top your team hits its stride and gets boosted up. It's a wicked little perk and a solid reason to get aggressive.


How hard is the game?

The controls take about 30 minutes to learn and the game is harder than the last but it's still fairly easy.

Age Rating:


Thumbs Up:

  • Improved defense

  • Thumbs Down:

  • Repetitive Announcers

  • Systems:

    Playstation, PS2, PC Windows 95/98, 200Mhz, 32MB RAM, 4X CD-ROM, 4MB Video Card

    Rating: 4


    Related Stories:

  • Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 3 - Xbox, PS2, PC, & More!
  • Beyblade Playstation Game - Let It Rip!
  • 2003 NBA Playoff Predictions
  • NHL 2003 Free PC Game Demo From EA
  • >
    >

    readers voted!

    Comments

    there are 0 comments

    Please login or register to add comments


    like this article?
    Sign up now to get more just like it!

    latest videos

    Hockey-poll

    What's More Exciting to Watch?

    • A fight in hockey.
    • A car chase on TV.
    • Your younger brother getting yelled at by your parents.
    • A 50 yard dash for a touchdown in football.

    related stories

    Games in the forums

    Cataclysm_Destruct
    Eat a live spider. .-. Would you rather... Serve a life sentence in prison or serve a life sentence in hell?
    reply 8 minutes
    peppermintbark101
    jail
    reply about 1 hour
    sugarpetals
    jail for 6 months!! school isn't so kool...right now uhhh would you rather give your life for your partner or let them get killed?
    reply about 1 hour
    FireWolfRain
    "ThunderSpirit" wrote:Eat garlic.Would you rather be stuck in school for the rest of your life or in jail for six months? School, because at least you had some freedom and sometimes it's fun! Well..sorta.... Would ya rather be: Have something that you can cover up SCARRED for the rest of your life or  something BIG that you can't cover up for a year 
    reply about 1 hour
    ThunderSpirit
    Eat garlic. Would you rather be stuck in school for the rest of your life or in jail for six months?
    reply about 2 hours

    play online games

    Candy-100

    A great online version of the famous Candy Crush. This is the best game launched...

    Big_icon_(7)

    Have you ever fancied being a ranger like those fantasy characters you love so m...

    Hour-of-code-tumb

    Millions of Students will be doing an Hour of Code with Tynker December 8th-14th...

    Big_icon_(4)

    You run across the city in a car chase with the police officers.

    Big_icon_(6)

    The evil master kidnapped all of your friends!