NHL 08 and NHL 09 are two examples of video games by EA sports. Both have a lot of things in common. Both can be played using Windows, Xbox 360, PlayStation 2 and PlayStation 3. One of the major differences between NHL 08 and NHL 09 is that, NHL was produced by EA sports in 2007, while NHL was released in 2008.
NHL 09 can be considered as the newer version of NHL because it comes with some additional features which make it superior to NHL 08. Additional features that can be found in NHL 09 are lift stick option and defensive skill stick etc.
Another difference is that; NHL 08 is equipped with analogue control. This stick system makes it convenient for the gamer to control the puck and also to pass the puck. The stick system also helps in controlling the players to get the puck back from the opponent. NHL 09, on the other hand, uses old stick control system
Every sport has a video game based around it, to let the everyday person play as an athelete. NHL stands for National Hockey League and NHL 08 and 09 are two games for that league. 08 and 09 represent the versions of the game. NHL 08 was released in 2007, for that is when the 08 season begins. 09 was released in 2008 because that is when the 09 season begun.
Compared to 08, NHL 09 had many updated features inclding the defensive skill stick and the dump and chase. To play these games, one would have needed either a Playstation 2, Playstation 3, Windows computer, or XBox 360.