Breaking Sports

Tuesday, June 28, 2005

nhl- Make believe Games

from kget.com, So just what does a hockey fan do when the NHL season has been cruelly cancelled, the Amerks' get eliminated during the playoffs and the dog days of summer are looming?
Play hockey video games, of course.
The problem is that sports games rely on player information, statistics and team rosters from the previous season to help make the game more realistic and interesting to fans.
I tried to contact various hockey game and product developers to find out how they are handling this lost season and they answered with either silence or, as stated by hockey trading card makers, Topps, "We are not making any decisions until they are back on the ice."
So, instead of rehashing a game with outdated stats, hardcore hockey fan Matt Berger and I dreamed up with a few alternative hockey games....read on, pretty funny!