For the first time ever, NHL 09 puts you on the ice as yourself. With the new Be a Pro feature, you can create yourself and your own unique hockey identity and step on the ice and feel the rush of fast-paced game play. Take the experience one step further in Hall of Fame mode where you take yourself, get drafted, work your way up through the AHL and NHL on your way to achieving Hall of Fame status. With an enhanced skill stick and retro NHL94 controls, you now have complete, intuitive, and accessible hockey-playing experience ever.
• European and Russian League Depth– Paving the way in terms of authentic hockey league representation globally, NHL09 will feature Dynasty Modes that are representative of the official Swedish, Finnish, Czech, German and even Russia Leagues.
• Skill Stick Evolved - Score on offense with one-handed dekes, protect puck moves, created breakouts, and dump and chase plays. Dominate on defense with sweeping pokechecks and the new stick lifting ability.
• Be a Pro - Create yourself and become an NHL Superstar. Coaches rate you in over 50 categories as you try and earn your very own hockey card and become a Hall of Famer.
• NHL 94 Controls - Just like you remember. Two button controls that anyone can use. Hit, pass, shoot, and score against NHL experts.
• Media Hub - Show the world your skills. Upload your best highlights to EA Sports World. Take screenshots for your own hockey card.Use your own music in every arena during team intros, after goals, and more.
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Note that Windows® 95, Windows® 98, Windows® ME and Windows® NT 4.0 are not supported.
• 1.3 GHz Intel Pentium 4 or equivalent
• 256 Megabytes of RAM for Windows 2000 and Windows XP (512 MB for Windows Vista)
• DirectX 9.0c Compatible 3D accelerated 64 MB video card or equivalent (see supported chipsets in section 6)
• 5.2 GB free hard disk space (additional space required for DirectX 9.0c installation and for saved games)
• DirectX 9.0c Compatible Sound Card
• Broadband connection for online gameplay
• MS compatible mouse • KeyboardOnline
• Internet Explorer 6 Service Pack 1 (or later)
• Adobe Flash, version 22.214.171.124 or later
Supported Video CardsATI Radeon
• 9000 series
• Xpress 200
• GeForce3/Ti series
• GeForce4 Ti series
• GeForce FX series
• GeForce 6000 series
• GeForce 7000 series
Intel • 915, 950, 965
If you have a firewall and want to play online “Please note PC is only available for Direct IP Peer to Peer”, the following TCP/IP ports must be open in the outbound direction:
INTERNET CONNECTION, ONLINE AUTHENTICATION AND ACCEPTANCE OF END USER LICENSE AGREEMENT REQUIRED TO PLAY. TO ACCESS ONLINE FEATURES, YOU MUST REGISTER ONLINE WITH THE ENCLOSED SERIAL CODE. ONLY ONE REGISTRATION IS AVAILABLE PER GAME. EULA, EA ONLINE TERMS & CONDITIONS AND FEATURE UPDATES CAN BE FOUND AT www.ea.com. YOU MUST BE 13+ TO REGISTER WITH EA ONLINE. THIS PRODUCT INCLUDES SECUROM COPY PROTECTION TECHNOLOGY FROM SONY DADC. FOR MORE INFORMATION, INCLUDING HOW TO UNINSTALL SECUROM, VISIT WWW.SECUROM.COM. EA MAY RETIRE ONLINE FEATURES AFTER 30 DAYS NOTICE POSTED ON www.ea.com.