Gretzky NHL '06
The sport of hockey has given fans enough thrills, chills and memories to last a lifetime. From legendary Game 7 Stanley Cup Finals to a group of college kids winning the gold medal in 1980, hockey has thrived due to the sport's core components: teamwork, speed and strength. These same comonents are the foundation of Gretzky NHL 2006, a game designed by hockey players and fans driven to deliver a hockey simulation that mimics the core values of the game while remaining fun and accessible to all.
- Exclusive Wayne Gretzky License- The ONLY hockey videogame available that includes Wayne Gretzky, the greatest hockey player of all time. Plug up to four different versions of the Great One into your roster as you pursue the Stanley Cup. Attempt to shatter one of #99's multiple NHL records, or, if you dare, face off against the Great One himself.
- Wayne vs. Wayne Mode- A new mode of play with an arcade-style twist and intense fast-paced action. Earn "99 Time" to activate Gretzky for a maximum of 99 seconds and go six-on-five against your suddenly overmatched opponent. With Gretzky on your line expect to dominate the action with thunderous shots, crushing hits and immaculate passing.
- Team Chemistry- A new, unique way to manage your roster. Great team play rather than individual play is what leads to success. Players will be rewarded with attribute bonuses for sharing the puck, playing great "D" and lighting the lamp. The better the guys play as a team, the better the team will play.
- All-New Franchise Mode- Assume control of all on and off ice decisions that go into making a successful NHL franchise. Hire a coaching staff, sign free agents, make trades, set ticket and concession prices and draft the stars of tomorrow to build the ultimate hockey powerhouse.
- AHL Licensed- Play in any mode as or against all 30 AHL clubs in the actual arenas with all of the top AHL players.