Going to check Best Buy tonight to see if they have NHL 08.
This is going to be a very bad thing for my grades....
The 1up review really screwed up the ratio, its really not that bad at all.
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I dont know why its getting low ratings - I have had no problems with it. I actually dont see much difference between NHL2k8 and NHL08 after playing both (mind you for about 4 games on 2K8 and 8 games on the NHL08 demo). From what I can tell, 2K8 is definitely an upgrade over 2K7. The graphics are "next gen console" quality and the play is smooth.
I will, however, give props to NHL08 - it looks like they have finally brought a quality product to the market and are getting much deserved hype. I don't think the negative reviews on 2K8 are merited, so far i think they have a great products out there.
I think the arguments for best game will come down to the other details like online play, who has the best franchise mode, etc.
Maybe i haven't played enough to see the negatives yet but so far i am left with a good impression and I am happy to have the problem of TWO quality hockey games to choose from. Now about charging $60/game - tsk tsk.
Last edited by evilgeek; September 14th, 2007 at 08:56 AM.