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NHL 14 - what NHL 13 should have been.

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Pros: Physics engine fixed, smoother gameplay, smarter CPU AI

Cons: Too many fights, not enough WOW factor with new features, dekes dekes dekes, too easy?

Most of this review will focus on the EASHL asepct of the game with online club play because that is 95% of how I play the game. The impressions left by last year's installment of the franchise left a very sour taste in my mouth or a very sore spot on my wallet after feeling I threw away my money on a worse version of NHL 12. How could they possibly add a real time physics engine and the game get worse? Well it did and all year long we were treated to incredible feats of acrobatics on ice that would have made the Cirque du Soleil envious. Triple barrel rolling spins while breakdancing through the net on a hit, nets flying up into the crowd, and a host of other oddities were par for the...
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Perfect for small center slots in TV cabinets

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Pros: Small size, Bigger sound, Budget price, Clean vocals - not muddy

Cons: No banana plug connection, connections too small to take banana plug as well. Grill not removable

After purchasing a new walnut finish tv credenza to match the rest of the living room furniture, I come to find out the published specs for the center shelf being 17" wide were in fact wrong. The opening was too small to fit my current center channel speaker so I went looking for something small but well performing for under $100 to match my piece mealed HT setup. Shallow but wide living room with hard surfaces and the current center was too muddy sounding as well for my taste. After reading a lot of Amazon reviews about BIC and in particular this little guy I decided to give it a whirl even though I originally was eyeing the next model up in price which is a little bigger. After only...
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