Hockey

List of sports management game news under the term ‘Hockey’

Review of Eastside Hockey Manager – Well worth the eight year wait

More than eight years after the Eastside Hockey Manager series was put on indefinite hold, the undisputed king of ice hockey management is back. A lot has changed since EHM 2007 was released in September 2006; not least the rise of the likes of Steam and social media. These platforms make niche games cheaper to launch and easier to market. Indeed, Eastside Hockey Manager: Early Access (or EHM:EA f...[Read More]

(Preview) The goods on Franchise Hockey Manager FHM2 (PC, Mac)

The well known team over at OOTP developments have arrived on a release date and what will be in store. At the moment it is looking like late-May 2015. OOTP will be attempting to make up for the first release of Franchise Hockey Manager through new features and code stability. Franchise Hockey Manager is best described as full of potential with a knowledgeable group of programmers to tap into. GM ...[Read More]


Exclusive: Risto Remes (EHM) joins GM Games in conversation

As GM Games continues to highlight the evolution of sports management games, there are certainly those who must be recognized for their contributions to where we are today. We plan over the next little while to compile exclusive conversations with influential people in the sports simulation industry. One of these integral people happen to be Risto Remes of Sports Interactive Games (SI Games). Here...[Read More]

Interview with Anders Granberg of Game Plan Hockey Manager (Online)

Online versions of sports managers have been increasing in popularity in recent months. Although they will never be able to benefit being a member of Steam, they have the potential for very large user communities. This can lead to very fun multi-player experiences and often the games themselves may even be free. One of the most recent games to come around is Game Plan Hockey Manager. GM Games has ...[Read More]

First update on the FHM2 Dev Journey (PC, Mac)

As per Brad Cook, of OOTP Developments summarizing the development progress of Sebastian Palkowski. Early summary from OOTP Developments Over the past several months, we copied and pasted every forum post about FHM 2014’s GUI into a file and reviewed it. We took every comment to heart and reworked the new game’s GUI based on the “flat” look used by OOTP 15. Our goal was a shinier game with less cr...[Read More]

Review of Franchise Hockey Manager 2014 (PC, Mac)

In my first review for GM Games, I am going to provide you with an in-depth look at Franchise Hockey Manager (FHM) with minimum Patch 1.6+, a relatively new game offered by OOTP Developments. This review will include looking at some of the neat (and not so neat) aspects of the game, and then the outlay of the game. In a future review, I will break FHM down to look at it more in depth, and provide ...[Read More]

Web Sim Hockey goes Mobile

It’s been over a year since Web Sim Hockey 2 has been launched and they would like to thank everyone for helping them go through this transition period. You have efficiently assimilated the new features and your suggestions have helped them improve the game concepts when necessary. After this significant development had been achieved, WebSimHockey decided to go on with the community’s most p...[Read More]

Franchise Hockey Manager 2014 (PC, Mac) Releases Major Patch 1.6.2

As per OOTP Developments – Jeff Riddolls, executive Producer, see below: PC Installation instructions: After you download the file just install it over your existing game (you don’t need to uninstall the old version first.) Make sure to select the correct path to your game if needed. Mac Installation instructions: After you download the .dmg file, open it, move the fhm.app file to your...[Read More]

Details of Latest Franchise Hockey Manager 2014 Patch 1.6 (PC, OS X)

This will be a major patch for Franchise Hockey Manager 2014. With its release, the patch is set to take the game from the initial playable release in to a more immersed world of Hockey Simulation. FHM will continue to have a long road to escape the shadows of Eastside Hockey Manager as the best hockey simulator ever made, but the right steps are being taken. Below you will find from Jeff Riddolls...[Read More]

Return of Logique Eclectic and GM Hockey Legacy 13-14

Below is a communication from JF Cabana, Developer, Logique Eclectic. “I am very happy to announce that I bought Logique Eclectic back. Following my departure in November 2012, I worked on the background on personal projects. I am now back full time to insure support and answer your questions. However, many things have changed. Some will please you, some won’t, but our main objective i...[Read More]


Franchise Hockey Manager 2014 Released

After months of beta testing Franchise Hockey Manager 2014 has been released to the public! Below are some of the features and screenshots from the first release. General Manager Games will be following up with a review in the near future. Click on the Official Download now to obtain a copy! Life as a General Manager This is as close as you’ll get to sitting in a GM’s office without dr...[Read More]

Update on the state of Franchise Hockey Manager 2014

July 13, 2013 – An update of the state of Franchise Hockey Manager 2014 has arrived from OOTP Developments. Jeff Riddols the producer has put out what can be expected. It’s an interesting read, see below. While most of the basic elements of the switch to a 2013-14 start are in place and working, the changeover exposed a few problems that we’re going to need to deal with, and ther...[Read More]