Gretzky NHL 2006

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Gretzky NHL 06
Gretzky NHL 2006 Cover.jpg
Developer(s) Page 44 Studios
Publisher(s) SCEA
Platform(s) PlayStation 2, PlayStation Portable
Release PlayStation 2
  • NA: September 20, 2005
PlayStation Portable
  • NA: October 4, 2005
Genre(s) Sports game

Gretzky NHL 06 is an ice hockey video game featuring professional NHL player Wayne Gretzky. It was developed by Page 44 Studios and published under the Sony Computer Entertainment label 989 Sports for PlayStation 2 and PlayStation Portable. Mike Emrick and Darren Pang provide color commentary for the game. It is the only game in the Gretzky NHL series to feature officially liscenced NHL on NBC branding during gameplay. The NBC integration was later used in the EA Sports NHL series, beginning with NHL 14 in 2013. The PS2 version features Wayne Gretzky on the cover in an Edmonton Oilers and New York Rangers uniform, as well as himself as a coach.

Reception[edit]

Reception
Review scores
PublicationScore
PS2PSP
Game Informer7/10[1]N/A
GameSpot6.5/10[2]6.3/10[3]
GameSpy2/5 stars[4]3.5/5 stars[5]
GameZone8/10[6]7.2/10[7]
IGN6.8/10[8]7/10[9]
OPM (US)1/5 stars[10]2.5/5 stars[11]
PSM5/10[12]6.5/10[13]
X-Play2/5 stars[14]3/5 stars[15]
Aggregate score
Metacritic62/100[16]65/100[17]

The game received "mixed or average reviews" on both platforms according to the review aggregation website Metacritic.[17][16]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kato, Matthew (November 2005). "Gretzky NHL '06 (PS2)". Game Informer (151): 151. Archived from the original on May 23, 2006. Retrieved May 6, 2016.
  2. ^ Navarro, Alex (September 29, 2005). "Gretzky NHL '06 Review (PS2)". GameSpot. Retrieved May 6, 2016.
  3. ^ Navarro, Alex (October 21, 2005). "Gretzky NHL '06 Review (PSP)". GameSpot. Retrieved May 6, 2016.
  4. ^ Leahy, Dan (October 3, 2005). "GameSpy: Gretzky NHL '06 (PS2)". GameSpy. Retrieved May 6, 2016.
  5. ^ Chapman, David (October 17, 2005). "GameSpy: Gretzky NHL 06 (PSP)". GameSpy. Retrieved May 6, 2016.
  6. ^ Bedigian, Louis (September 19, 2005). "Gretzky NHL 06 - PS2 - Review". GameZone. Archived from the original on December 30, 2008. Retrieved May 6, 2016.
  7. ^ Sandoval, Angelina (October 9, 2005). "Gretzky NHL 06 - PSP - Review". GameZone. Archived from the original on December 31, 2008. Retrieved May 6, 2016.
  8. ^ Roper, Chris (September 21, 2005). "Gretzky NHL 06 (PS2)". IGN. Retrieved May 6, 2016.
  9. ^ Roper, Chris (October 21, 2005). "Gretzky NHL 06 (PSP)". IGN. Retrieved May 6, 2016.
  10. ^ "Gretzky NHL 06 (PS2)". Official U.S. PlayStation Magazine: 115. December 2005.
  11. ^ "Gretzky NHL 06 (PSP)". Official U.S. PlayStation Magazine: 105. January 2006.
  12. ^ "Review: Gretzky NHL 06 (PS2)". PSM: 110. December 2005.
  13. ^ "Review: Gretzky NHL 06 (PSP)". PSM: 100. December 25, 2005.
  14. ^ Marriott, Scott Alan (October 17, 2005). "Gretzky NHL 2006 [sic] Review (PS2)". X-Play. Archived from the original on December 12, 2005. Retrieved May 6, 2016.
  15. ^ Fischer, Russ (March 6, 2006). "Gretzky NHL 06 Review (PSP)". X-Play. Archived from the original on March 14, 2006. Retrieved May 6, 2016.
  16. ^ a b "Gretzky NHL 06 for PlayStation 2 Reviews". Metacritic. Retrieved May 6, 2016.
  17. ^ a b "Gretzky NHL 06 for PSP Reviews". Metacritic. Retrieved May 6, 2016.

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Preceded by
Gretzky NHL 2005
Gretzky NHL 2006
2005
Succeeded by
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