Wayne Gretzky Hockey

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Wayne Gretzky Hockey
Developer(s) Bethesda Softworks
Publisher(s) Bethesda Softworks; THQ (NES)
Platform(s) Amiga, Atari ST, DOS, Mac OS, Nintendo Entertainment System
Release
  • NA: 1988
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Genre(s) Sports (ice hockey)
Mode(s) One player, two players

Wayne Gretzky Hockey is an ice hockey-themed sports game developed by Bethesda Softworks, and first published in 1988. The game features the name and likeness of Canadian professional ice hockey centre Wayne Gretzky. Bethesda Softworks published Wayne Gretzky Hockey shortly after Peter Pocklington traded Gretzky from the Edmonton Oilers to the Los Angeles Kings on 9 August 1988.

Bethesda Softworks followed the game with two sequels: Wayne Gretzky Hockey II (1990) and Wayne Gretzky Hockey 3 (1991).

Reception[edit]

Computer Gaming World made an "unhesitating recommendation" of the game "to anyone who enjoys hockey".[2]

Sales[edit]

Worldwide the game has sold 350,000 copies[1]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Bethesda Softworks History". bethsoft.com. Archived from the original on June 5, 1997. Retrieved August 14, 2016. 
  2. ^ Wilson, Johnny L. (April 1989). "The Great One Digitized". Computer Gaming World. p. 38.