NHL 2K10 Wii

User Score
6.8

Mixed or average reviews- based on 16 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 10 out of 16
  2. Negative: 3 out of 16
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  1. SuperB
    Sep 30, 2009
    9
    Very good implementation of the Wii Motion Plus for shots, Dekee and passing. Online games are a blast. Option to update de roosters is a welcome addition (official 2k and user-created)!. Less slowdown then nhl 2k9. The passing take a few games to master, you only have to remember that the first direction you go with the wiimote is where your player will pass. At first I was doing the Very good implementation of the Wii Motion Plus for shots, Dekee and passing. Online games are a blast. Option to update de roosters is a welcome addition (official 2k and user-created)!. Less slowdown then nhl 2k9. The passing take a few games to master, you only have to remember that the first direction you go with the wiimote is where your player will pass. At first I was doing the Back/front motion and it will end with a backpass. Expand
  2. joeyp
    Dec 4, 2009
    10
    Love this game. for a low price and if you've got mates, the Wii version has got us all going, the PS3 version is too easy... way too easy. The Wii got it right, there are a few minor glitches but download the patches to resolve. the first sports game to get me yelling at the TV in a long time. love it.
  3. JamesR
    Oct 8, 2009
    8
    It's nice to see a developer who will give the Wii all of the same modes and always online experience that the other consoles get. The MotionPlus controls work very nicely, as well.
  4. NathalieB
    Nov 27, 2009
    8
    An addictive game! Minus: Visuals are below NHL 2004 on PS2. Flick passing needs patience to learn. One timer slapshots are sometimes unresponsive. Lack of European leagues like D.E.L. Unwieldy interface. Many disconnections on-line. No saucer passing. Plus: Well animated game, decent framerate. Motion Plus handles wristshots, poke checks, body checks (woosh!) and the passing system very An addictive game! Minus: Visuals are below NHL 2004 on PS2. Flick passing needs patience to learn. One timer slapshots are sometimes unresponsive. Lack of European leagues like D.E.L. Unwieldy interface. Many disconnections on-line. No saucer passing. Plus: Well animated game, decent framerate. Motion Plus handles wristshots, poke checks, body checks (woosh!) and the passing system very well. On-line you don't have to be too patient to find an opponent (unless the server is down again). Option to play as the goalie, or just one player. Sliders yield higly customizable gameplay. Strong AI yields addictive gameplay. DON'T give up on the flick passing, it WORKS 100%!!!!! Expand
  5. WesleyD
    Sep 16, 2009
    8
    I think for the Wii this game is pretty awesome. The game play seems slow at first but after 2 or 3 games you get used to it and start having a lot of fun. Don't listen to the negative reviews, for the wii this game is a blast so far. It can be frustrating at times but most sports games are like that anyways. If you are like me and enjoy hockey as a sport, get this game. It'll I think for the Wii this game is pretty awesome. The game play seems slow at first but after 2 or 3 games you get used to it and start having a lot of fun. Don't listen to the negative reviews, for the wii this game is a blast so far. It can be frustrating at times but most sports games are like that anyways. If you are like me and enjoy hockey as a sport, get this game. It'll take a few games to get a grip on the controls but you will feel accomplished when you finally start playing good defense and creating scoring opportunities. Graphics and game flow are Very Good. Not great but I see no problem with it. Get this game, you wont regret it. Expand
  6. Oct 7, 2010
    8
    Motion Plus works Ok for nhl 2k10, its still pretty unsensitive. And its super hard to play online because of nintendo's crappy online. It worked well for me though until i got a xbox 360 and played NHL 10.

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#46 Most Discussed Wii Game of 2009
Metascore
79

Generally favorable reviews - based on 8 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 6 out of 8
  2. Negative: 0 out of 8
  1. Nintendo Power
    80
    One of the most fully featured sports games on the Wii console. [Oct 2009, p.87]
  2. 80
    NHL2K10 has a simply staggering amount of content in it. To say that this game is a value at its price is an understatement, but while there’s an insane amount of modes and options – 2K sliders, MotionPlus, WiiSpeak support, online leagues, 10-console team-up mode, season mode, franchise mode, pond hockey, practice mode, Mii Superskills, create-a-player, create-a-team, and the list goes on and on -there’s also a lack of polish throughout.
  3. New motion controls make the Wii version of NHL 2K10 an impressive and unique arcade hockey game.