NHL 20

Electronic Arts

Strong Man
OpenCritic Rating
79
Top Critic Average
74%
Critics Recommend
Based on 40 critic reviews
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NHL 20

Rating Summary

Based on 40 critic reviews
Strong Man

OpenCritic Rating

79

Top Critic Average

74%

Critics Recommend

Based on 40 critic reviews
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Game Information

Available on:PlayStation 4Sep 13, 2019
Xbox OneSep 13, 2019

Publisher: Electronic Arts

Genre: Sports

NHL® 20 introduces cutting-edge gameplay innovation to showcase your skills, more customization to unlock your style, and new modes to compete with friends. RPM Tech-powered gameplay introduces Signature Shots that replicate your favorite NHL players’ real-world shot styles. Over 45 new shot animations make every attack a threat, and new passing and puck pick-ups create faster, fluid gameplay executed at full speed. A revamped broadcast package delivers all-new visuals and commentary. Combined with over 1,100 new customization items for your club and character, your biggest goals look incredible during the action and in the highlight reel. Finally, NHL 20 adds three new game modes. HUT Squad Battles features weekly teams, built by athletes and artists, to challenge for unique rewards. The fan-favorite ONES can now be played with friends on the couch, and the all-new Eliminator mode in World of CHEL introduces winner-take-all competition where you and your friends compete to be the best in the barn.

Where to Buy

Amazon

Trailers

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NHL 20 | Official Gameplay Trailer

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IGN

7.9 / 10.0
IGN

NHL 20 makes strides on the ice with its improved shot, but makes some curious decisions off it.

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NHL 20 again leads the way for pro sports on PS4 and Xbox One, strengthened this year by shooting improvements and presentation upgrades.

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NHL 20 gives hockey fans plenty of ways to have fun and invest their time, but there are a few disappointments along the way

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Having said that, I've once again spent the bulk of my time playing World of Chel. That's because my favorite mode, offline Be a Pro, hasn't changed since NHL 19 (and it's not like EA Vancouver gave the mode much love last year, mind you). I understand the realities of making these multifaceted games on an annual schedule — resources are limited, and it's simply not possible for the developers to overhaul everything every year. However, Be a Pro has been sidelined for ages, and it looks even more stale in light of the experimentation we've seen recently in single-player career modes from Madden, FIFA, and NBA 2K.

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