(Nintendo DS) Backyard Hockey
Now in its fourth iteration, Backyard Hockey is currently the best selling hockey video game franchise exclusively for kids and the only youth game to hold the NHL and National Hockey League Players' Association (NHLPA) licenses. Backyard Hockey DS features 3-on-3 action with realistic NHL plays and strategies. The DS's tactile screen gives kids the option of maneuvering players intuitively through touch or with the regular control pad. Best known for starring kid-sized versions of popular NHL superstars, Backyard Hockey features realistic plays and strategies so kids learn the intricacies of the game while having fun. Multiple levels make it easy enough for rookies, yet challenging for even die-hard hockey fans. Backyard Hockey is also a favorite of parents, featuring comical and fun scenarios in a kid-friendly, non-violent format as well as cultural diversity.