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EA Sports pride and joy NHL series has returned to the PC in the form of NHL 99. As always for an EA title the game is full 3D with support for 3Dfx, Direct 3D and ATI support for graphical performace including degenerating ice conditions, motion captured animations and resolution up to 1024x767 in true 24-bit color. EA Sports have also gone for the full play-by-play commentary by Daryl Reaugh and the atmospheric stadium conditions as well as precise sound effects.
NHL 99 also features all the up to date stats, teams, rule changes, players and excitement of the 97/98 NHL season. EA Sports have also gone all out to provide multi player gaming heaven with up to twelve players being able to play over the net, same screen, network and direct connect through the modem.
Other improvements include advanced goalie and defense AI, improved skating and puck physics, keyboard, joystick and game pad options, slapshot and hit meter. New options and custom features include coaching features and a coaching clinic to show newcomers plays and practice situations. ~ Brad Penniment, All Game Guide