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The best selling PC Hockey game in the world just got better! We took suggestions from your letters and phone calls, and brought the pro coaches and players back to our locker room. Using their tips and tactics, along with your comments, we spent an additional five man-years creating Wayne Gretzky Hockey 3. The result is a faster, more realistic version of the fastest game on ice. From the adrenaline rush of a breakaway goal to the tension of Sudden Death Overtime, Wayne Gretzky Hockey 3 will take you onto the ice for the ultimate test of skill!
TWO GAMES IN ONE!
- Use the overhead view made famous in the original Wayne Gretzky Hockey, or...
- Switch to the new 3/4 Mode for a 3D arcade view!
DETAIL
- Stunning 256 color VGA/MCGA graphics let you see each player as he cuts into the attack zone and fires off a shot at the goal!
- Make up teams, create unique players, load and save teams, or use the special teams provided!
- Fully compatible with Hockey League Simulator 2!
- Full motion video replay of goals and other exciting game highlights!
PLAYABILITY THAT'S BETTER THAN EVER
- Control any player, coach from the bench, or let Wayne coach while you watch the action from the stands!
- Wayne Gretzky Hockey 3 has more player and coach's tips and tricks than ever before!
- Bone-wrenching body checks, ballistic slap shots that fly off the boards -- all the pulse-pounding action of a real hockey game!
INCREDIBLE REALISM
- Each player's unique "signature" is computed using 12 skill categories including skating ability, stamina, puck control, and aggression! Refined player intelligence makes the game more realistic than ever!
- Choose your referee, but watch out! Tripping, slashing, and high sticking are just some of the numerous penalties that can earn you time in the penalty box, if the ref sees you!
- All the latest official rules and calls are at the ref's fingertips, so be on your best behavior!
SIGHTS & SOUNDS
- Digitized sounds taken right off the ice give you the "3rd Dimension" of gameplay. Listen to the announcer, hear the cut of the skates, feel body checks, or cheer with the crowd on a spectacular save!
- Digitized videos give you close-ups on the action. see a snapshot fired up into the crowd, and watch the ref make a call.
- Stunning sound effects and music bring all the action of the world's fastest game right into your living room!
The new 3/4 view option will appeal to both types of fans. Now you can have the most realistic hockey simulation linked to large character play action!
The classic overhead view has been carefully preserved and player graphics and intelligence refined even further. We haven't messed with success, we've only made it better!
- Classic overhead view!
- All new 3/4 view!
- Stunning 256 color VGA/MCGA graphics!
- More on-ice sound effects and music!
- Video goal sequences as well as fights!
- More realistic game play than ever before!
- 6MB+ of raw game power!
Voted "Best Sports Simulation of the Year" by the Software Publishers Association, Wayne Gretzky Hockey has established itself as the quintessential hockey simulation. Now, after thousands of additional man-hours, you hold in your hands the most powerful hockey simulation ever created -- Wayne Gretzky Hockey 3!

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