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Overview

NHL 99 was the 8th game of the NHL franchise from EA Sports. It is also the last to feature the legendary Wayne Gretzky.

Improvements

  • A new "Career Mode", which would lead to a Franchise Mode, was added allowing users to handle retirement, drafting, and player trades allowed to the game.
  • The PC Version's popularity allowed for online leagues to become more organized.
  • Created players can now use photos imported from the PC to be textured onto the players head.

Differences in Console Releases

In the Nintendo 64 Release, Bill Clement and not Daryl Reaugh is providing color commentary.

Tagline

"Ice Cold Intimidation"

Cover Athlete

Eric Lindros of the Philadelphia Flyers

Soundtrack

  • David Bowie "Heroes"
  • Noise Therapy "Down"
  • Gravity Kills "Guilty"

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