The puck stops here!
Turn on the red light and your teammates will mob you. Dominate the boards and the crowd wants more. Score the Stanley Cup winner and you're a Legend. EA Sports ramps up the noise, the glory, and the sheer physical force of NHL hockey to deliver higher levels of intensity and emotion.Key Features:
- All the NHL teams, players, and arenas
Compete as or against your favorite NHL teams and players in arenas presented in lifelike detail with animated crowds, arena jumbotrons, and team-specific crowd noises, like “Let's Go Red Wings” in Detroit and the “Quack Attack” in Anaheim.
- Fun, addictive gameplay;
The fluid, fast-paced NHL action that has been a staple to the FaceOffª franchise returns with furious, high-octane energy that keeps gamers hungry for more hockey action. More than 500 new skater and goaltender animations combined with the classic FaceOffª gameplay once again delivers the best hockey video game.
- Multiple gameplay modes;
Compete in a single game exhibition or a grueling 82-game season. Skate in a 16-team single elimination Tournament mode as an NHL or international team. Practice your passing, shooting and skating skills in Practice mode. For quick, electrifying action, FaceOff in the Shoot Out mode, where the shooter and the goalie go one-on-one.
- State-of-the-art player models;
Visually stellar player models run at 3,500 polygons, (1000 more than before) and 60 frames per second (twice as fast as before). Player faces have been mapped to amazing detail so that all the players in the game look like their real-life counterparts.
- NHL announcers for intense play commentary;
New Jersey Devil's Mike Emrick calls all the fast-paced play-by-play action while Darren Pang provides insightful and entertaining NHL commentary.
- Authentic NHL awards
Scratch and claw for more than 15 NHL awards including the Hart Memorial, Art Ross, Vezina, Conn Smyth, Presidents and the world renowned Stanley Cup.