• Publisher: SCEA
  • Release Date: Mar 14, 2005
Metascore
61

Mixed or average reviews - based on 23 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 3 out of 23
  2. Negative: 3 out of 23
  1. 40
    While the presentation is PSP-worthy, the gameplay isn’t. The default “nub” control makes it hard to guide players where you want them too, especially when trying to land a check or two on defense.
  2. Chances are, however, that no one is going to buy or rent this game just so they can unlock the Edmonton Oilers' Wayne Gretzky that scored 50 goals in 39 games during the 1981 season.
  3. 30
    Hockey fans want to see their favorite players gliding effortlessly across the ice, not spastically jerking from end to end. The Great One was one of the smoothest players of all time, but his game is in dire need of a few visits from the zamboni to smooth out the bumps.
User Score
7.4

Mixed or average reviews- based on 8 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 0 out of 2
  2. Negative: 1 out of 2
  1. JohnnyA.
    May 20, 2005
    2
    This game is so horrible. The controls are so choppy that after 5 minutes of playing it you are ready to recycle it. I strongly suggest to This game is so horrible. The controls are so choppy that after 5 minutes of playing it you are ready to recycle it. I strongly suggest to pass on this game because it is a joke for a hockey game! Full Review »
  2. Shawn
    Apr 25, 2005
    5
    This game really is a disappointment. The AI is so horrible that your teammates will often skate in offsides as your coming down the ice. This game really is a disappointment. The AI is so horrible that your teammates will often skate in offsides as your coming down the ice. Also, the passing in this game is awful. You often will be sending passes to the point when you Full Review »