News: Popular hockey series returns with NHL Signature Style.
2K Games has unveiled a few details of their next offering of NHL hockey in the form of NHL 2K8.
The game will "leverage all of the next generation capabilities, featuring innovative gameplay, revolutionary player models and stunning visuals to create an entirely new hockey experience, centered on authenticity and the NHL Signature Style." And according to 2K, the Signature Style system will allow gamers to create the most unique hockey players ever:
NHL 2K8 will highlight unique player characteristics never before seen in a hockey game. To complement their true-to-life attributes, marquee players will be fitted with branded equipment including skates, sticks, pads and helmets - becoming visually recognizable on the ice.
?Building on the success of NHL 2K7, we have developed a title that is a truly accurate portrayal of the game and how it is meant to be seen and played,? said Greg Thomas, President of Visual Concepts, a 2K Sports studio. ?NHL 2K8 represents the complete next generation gaming experience and showcases the talent and experience of the development team. NHL 2K8 is an incredibly realistic hockey simulation and we are proud to create such an exciting video game.?
NHL 2K8 will be available this fall for the PS2, PS3 and Xbox 360. We'll have more soon.