Originally posted on The Last Angry Fan  |  Last updated 9/26/12

This just proves my theory that Sidney Crosby is made of 85% helium.

Sports video games are getting more realistic with each passing year, but it’s imperfections like this one—NHL 13′s “Hercules Check” glitch—that makes the game all that more enjoyable to play.  What happens is that when a player delivers a Herculean hip check, the game will, on the rare occasion, send a player reeling down the bench, into the runway leading back to the dressing room, or if you’re really lucky, send him 8 rows deep into the stands.  Unfortunately for the computer generated fans they don’t get to keep the fallen NHL player as a souvenir like they would a puck shot over the glass.

As tremendous as it is, the game’s developers will probably go and fix this bug, much to the chagrin of everyone out there whose always wanted to hip check computer Sidney Crosby into the waiting laps of a gaggle of rabid computerized Bruins supporters.

[H/T to The Nosebleeds]

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