NHL Breakaway 99

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NHL Breakaway 99
Nhlbreakaway99.jpg
North American Nintendo 64 cover art
Developer(s)Iguana SLC
Publisher(s)Acclaim Sports
SeriesNHL Breakaway series Edit this on Wikidata
Platform(s)Nintendo 64
Release
  • NA: November 27, 1998
  • EU: December 1998
Genre(s)Sports
Mode(s)Single player, multiplayer

NHL Breakaway 99 is an ice hockey game for the Nintendo 64 and is a sequel to NHL Breakaway 98.[1] It was released in 1998, The cover art features Steve Yzerman of the Detroit Red Wings.

Features[edit]

The game features the same features as Breakaway 98 did: a season mode, practice mode, playoff mode and an exhibition mode. It features all the NHL teams.

Reception[edit]

Reception
Aggregate score
AggregatorScore
GameRankings60%[2]
Review scores
PublicationScore
EGM4.125/10[3]
Game Informer6/10[4]
GamePro2/5 stars[5]
GameSpot6.9/10[6]
IGN6/10[7]
N64 Magazine64%[8]
Next Generation2/5 stars[9]
Nintendo Power7.1/10[10]

Next Generation reviewed the Nintendo 64 version of the game, rating it two stars out of five, and stated that "NHL Breakaway '99 is nothing more than last year's version with the new rosters and rules. Try to convince us otherwise, you're wasting your breath."[9]

The game received "mixed" reviews according to the review aggregation website GameRankings.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Acclaim Sports Ships NBA Jam '99 and NHL Breakaway '99 for Nintendo 64". Business Wire. Berkshire Hathaway. December 3, 1998. Archived from the original on February 3, 1999. Retrieved June 18, 2019 – via Yahoo.com.
  2. ^ a b "NHL Breakaway 99 for Nintendo 64". GameRankings. CBS Interactive. Retrieved September 11, 2018.
  3. ^ EGM staff (1999). "NHL Breakaway 99". Electronic Gaming Monthly. Ziff Davis.
  4. ^ "NHL Breakaway 99". Game Informer. No. 70. FuncoLand. February 1999. p. 54.
  5. ^ Air Hendrix (January 1999). "NHL Breakaway '99". GamePro. No. 124. IDG Entertainment. p. 154. Retrieved September 11, 2018.
  6. ^ MacDonald, Ryan (December 24, 1998). "NHL Breakaway 99 Review". GameSpot. CBS Interactive. Retrieved September 11, 2018.
  7. ^ Harris, Craig (December 7, 1998). "NHL Breakaway '99". IGN. Ziff Davis. Retrieved September 11, 2018.
  8. ^ "NHL Breakaway 99". N64 Magazine. No. 24. Future plc. February 1999.
  9. ^ a b "Finals". Next Generation. No. 50. Imagine Media. February 1999. p. 107.
  10. ^ "NHL Breakaway '99". Nintendo Power. Vol. 116. Nintendo of America. January 1999. p. 124. Retrieved September 11, 2018.

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