NHL 2K3

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Sega Sports' NHL 2K3
NHL 2K3 Coverart.png
North American cover art for Xbox
Developer(s) Treyarch
Publisher(s) Sega, Atari
Series NHL 2K
Platform(s) GameCube, PlayStation 2, Xbox
Release date(s) NA November 10, 2002 (PS2)
NA November 19, 2002 (Xbox)
NA December 11, 2002 (GC)
EU 20030328March 28, 2003
Genre(s) Sports
Mode(s) Single-player, multiplayer

NHL 2K3 is a hockey video game developed for the GameCube, PlayStation 2, and Xbox by Treyarch and published by Sega in the United States, and Atari in Europe. It features Jeremy Roenick on the cover.

NHL 2K3 utilizes ESPN's presentation and was the first hockey game developed to utilize the Xbox Live online service. The rosters are from the 2002–2003 NHL season.

Reception[edit]

Reception
Aggregate scores
Aggregator Score
GameRankings (Xbox) 86.86%[1]
(GC) 86.12%[2]
(PS2) 85.81%[3]
Metacritic (Xbox) 89/100[4]
(GC) 89/100[5]
(PS2) 89/100[6]
Review scores
Publication Score
AllGame 4.5/5 stars[7][8]
EGM 9.17/10[9]
Game Informer 9.25/10[10]
GamePro 5/5 stars[11]
Game Revolution B+[12]
GameSpot (Xbox) 8.8/10[13]
8.6/10[14][15]
GameSpy 4.5/5 stars[16][17][18]
GameZone 9/10[19][20]
(PS2) 8.8/10[21]
IGN (Xbox) 8.9/10[22]
(GC) 8.8/10[23]
(PS2) 8.7/10[24]
Nintendo Power 3.6/5[25]
OPM (US) 5/5 stars[26]
OXM 8.9/10[27]

The game was met with very positive reception. GameRankings gave it a score of 86.86% for the Xbox version,[1] 86.12% for the GameCube version,[2] and 85.81% for the PlayStation 2 version;[3] likewise, Metacritic gave it a score of 89 out of 100 for all console versions.[4][5][6]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "NHL 2K3 for Xbox". GameRankings. Retrieved July 6, 2015. 
  2. ^ a b "NHL 2K3 for GameCube". GameRankings. Retrieved July 6, 2015. 
  3. ^ a b "NHL 2K3 for PlayStation 2". GameRankings. Retrieved July 6, 2015. 
  4. ^ a b "NHL 2K3 for Xbox Reviews". Metacritic. Retrieved July 6, 2015. 
  5. ^ a b "NHL 2K3 for GameCube Reviews". Metacritic. Retrieved July 6, 2015. 
  6. ^ a b "NHL 2K3 for PlayStation 2 Reviews". Metacritic. Retrieved July 6, 2015. 
  7. ^ Hoogland, Mark. "NHL 2K3 (GC, PS2) - Review". AllGame. Archived from the original on November 15, 2014. Retrieved July 6, 2015. 
  8. ^ Hoogland, Mark. "NHL 2K3 (Xbox) - Review". AllGame. Archived from the original on November 15, 2014. Retrieved July 6, 2015. 
  9. ^ EGM staff (January 2003). "NHL 2K3 (PS2)". Electronic Gaming Monthly (162): 176. Archived from the original on January 23, 2004. Retrieved July 6, 2015. 
  10. ^ Reiner, Andrew (December 2002). "NHL 2K3 (Xbox)". Game Informer (116): 142. Archived from the original on November 13, 2004. Retrieved July 6, 2015. 
  11. ^ Air Hendrix (December 5, 2002). "NHL 2K3". GamePro. Archived from the original on February 4, 2005. Retrieved July 6, 2015. 
  12. ^ G-Wok (January 2003). "NHL 2K3 Review (PS2)". Game Revolution. Retrieved July 6, 2015. 
  13. ^ Beers, Craig (November 19, 2002). "NHL 2K3 Review (Xbox)". GameSpot. Retrieved July 6, 2015. 
  14. ^ Beers, Craig (November 19, 2002). "NHL 2K3 Review (PS2)". GameSpot. Retrieved July 6, 2015. 
  15. ^ Beers, Craig (December 17, 2002). "NHL 2K3 Review (GC)". GameSpot. Retrieved July 6, 2015. 
  16. ^ Steinberg, Steve (December 5, 2002). "GameSpy: NHL 2K3 (PS2)". GameSpy. Retrieved July 6, 2015. 
  17. ^ Steinberg, Steve (December 11, 2002). "GameSpy: NHL 2K3 (Xbox)". GameSpy. Retrieved July 6, 2015. 
  18. ^ Nam, Michael J. (January 11, 2003). "GameSpy: NHL 2K3 (GCN)". GameSpy. Retrieved July 6, 2015. 
  19. ^ Zacarias, Eduardo (December 4, 2002). "Sega Sports(tm) NHL® 2K3 Review - Xbox". GameZone. Archived from the original on December 27, 2008. Retrieved July 6, 2015. 
  20. ^ Knutson, Michael (December 26, 2002). "Sega Sports(tm) NHL[® 2K3 - GC - Review]". GameZone. Archived from the original on January 25, 2009. Retrieved July 6, 2015. 
  21. ^ Romano, Natalie (November 24, 2002). "Sega Sports(tm) NHL® 2K3 Review - PlayStation 2". GameZone. Archived from the original on December 10, 2008. Retrieved July 6, 2015. 
  22. ^ Goldstein, Hilary (November 11, 2002). "NHL 2K3 Review (Xbox)". IGN. Retrieved July 6, 2015. 
  23. ^ Goldstein, Hilary (November 11, 2002). "NHL 2K3 (GCN)". IGN. Retrieved July 6, 2015. 
  24. ^ Goldstein, Hilary (November 11, 2002). "NHL 2K3 (PS2)". IGN. Archived from the original on January 1, 2007. Retrieved July 6, 2015. 
  25. ^ "NHL 2K3". Nintendo Power 163: 216. December 2002. 
  26. ^ Zuniga, Todd (January 2003). "NHL 2K3". Official U.S. PlayStation Magazine: 134. Archived from the original on March 29, 2004. Retrieved July 6, 2015. 
  27. ^ "NHL 2K3". Official Xbox Magazine: 65. January 2003. 

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Preceded by
NHL 2K2
NHL 2K3
2002
Succeeded by
ESPN NHL Hockey