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NHL FaceOff 99

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76.61% Overall Rank: 6527
PlayStation Rank: 234
1998 Games Rank: 6508
1998 PlayStation Rank: 234
Score based on 14 reviews


NEW TV STYLE PRESENTATION - New Jersey Devils' famous broadcaster Mike Emrick delivers the play-by-play and ESPN's Darren Pang provides the color commentary. Unbelievable TV camera angles with "Zoom-Ins" and "Cut-Aways" capture the intensity like never before. BRAND NEW GRAPHICS - State of the art player graphics include unique player sizes with specific player faces. See players lose and regain their balance, unleash violent slapshots, execute hockey stops and perform every check and goalie save imaginable. NHL arenas are recreated in lifelike detail with championship banners and Jumbotrons with animating monitors. REVOLUTIONARY AUTHENTIC HOCKEY INTELLIGENCE - Defenses will trap in the neutral zone to stifle your attack, execute aggressive forechecking tactics forcing you to change your strategy, and goalies will even come out of the crease to get the puck. Players will set up teammates with drop passes, execute give and go's, and star players will be the focus on the attack. ADVANCED NHL GAMEPLAY - On-the-Fly coaching strategies taken directly from the NHL. User controlled shot deflections and redirections. Deke your opponent with a fake slapshot or go top shelf with a backhander. All new Icon Switching on defense and updated Icon Passing on offense translate into pinpoint player controls. NHL REALISM - All the NHLPA players and NHL teams including the expansion Nashville Predators. Authentic goalie masks and updated uniforms with user selectable 3rd jerseys. Compete for a variety of NHL awards including the Conn Smythe, Hart Memorial, Presidents and Vezina.
Release Date: September 30, 1998

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