Ladies and Gentlemen, the tournament BEGINS!
(Insert massive pyro display that’s deafeningly loud and looks like it cost $7 million)
From today until the end of March, we will all vote and determine the greatest retro ice hockey video game of all time.
Need the rules and FAQ for the tournament? Check out this post here for all the answers!
In talking to many of you online and the tweets I’ve received, it looks like Blades of Steel and Ice Hockey (NES) are far and away your favorites to win.
Time to announce the 16 retro hockey video games that will battle for all-time supremacy and bragging rights:
This week (Mar 13-19) will be all about the round of 16 matchups.
Blades of Steel
NHL Stanley Cup Hockey
Hit The Ice
Mario Lemieux Hockey
Mutant League Hockey
ESPN National Hockey Night
Brett Hull Hockey
Ice Hockey (NES)
Pro Sport Hockey
NHL Open Ice 2 on 2 Challenge
Wayne Gretzky Hockey
TV Sports Hockey
Please vote! You determine who moves on to the next round.
My prediction? We will see a semi-final of Blades of Steel, Ice Hockey (NES), NHLPA 93 and NHL 94. But I hope I’m wrong, I love me some big upsets!
It’s Ice Madness, baby! Enjoy the tournament!