NHL 2K11 review: iPhone edition

Allow me to preface this review by putting everything in context. NHL 2K11 costs $1.99 for the iPhone, which is less than the typical cup of coffee from Starbucks. Comparatively, many of the EA sports games cost $6.99+. There is also a Lite version of the game, which is free, if you’re hard up for cash. No matter what flaws the game may have, it’s still a bargain. In the past, we have seen air hockey and bubble hockey games available for the iPhone but 2K11 is the first NHL game released by a major developer. As such, it makes …

NHL 11 demo: A brief review, system comparison

A few days ago, I downloaded the NHL 11 demo on both the Xbox 360 and PS3 platforms. Much like Pro Hockey Talk did earlier today, I would like to share some thoughts on the game. Immediately, I was impressed by the intro and the cleaner interface. The new faceoff engine is a nice feature and there is much greater detail to the players in the circle now. I broke about five or six total sticks during the handful of times I played the demo. Three times came during one game but none lead to any scoring chances. Seeing the …