Justin Lee On September 12, 2006 at 9:47 am

2K Sports sends word that The Xbox 360 and Xbox versions of NHL 2K7 has been released in North America.

2K Sports, a publishing label of Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc., announced today that the top-rated title for four-straight years*, NHL 2K7 for the Xbox 360 and Xbox video game and entertainment systems from Microsoft, is now available in stores across North America. 

NHL 2K7 brings all of the excitement and intensity of professional hockey with several new innovative and compelling features. Coupled with its high-quality visuals, NHL 2K7 introduces a completely new skating engine with silky smooth animations, adding a whole new look and feel to the game. Gamers can play in a whole new perspective with Cinemotion(tm) – an exclusive and revolutionary experience that brings the game a new dramatic dimension with unique camera angles and riveting orchestrated music.  Cinemotion(tm) utilizes cut scenes captured from brand new perspectives to further heighten the drama and excitement of the game.

"I am extremely pleased with the strides that we have made with NHL 2K7," stated Greg Thomas, president of Visual Concepts, a 2K Sports studio.  "We have truly taken the virtual hockey experience to the next level with Cinemotion. Coupled with an all-new skating engine, stunning graphics, enhanced ProControl movements, and unmatched online gameplay among other unparalleled features, we have created the most enthralling, authentic hockey video game to date."

The revolutionary ProControl(tm) has been completely revamped, giving players even more offensive and defensive tools to utilize on the ice. The all-new Pressure Control(tm) brings a tactical element to defensive hockey by allowing players to instruct CPU teammates to defend opposing players during gameplay. 

With seamless online play and the most comprehensive online feature set anywhere including complete online stat tracking, buddy list management, and online leagues, 2K Sports continues to lead the online gaming revolution.

Featuring 2006 Hart Memorial Trophy recipient and San Jose Sharks center Joe Thornton on the cover, NHL 2K7 is now available for the Xbox 360(tm) video game and entertainment system from Microsoft for $59.99 and the Xbox(r) video game and entertainment system from Microsoft for $19.99. NHL 2K7 for the PlayStation(r)2 computer entertainment system will be available for $19.99 in early October, with the PlayStation(r)3 computer entertainment system title available this holiday season. 

For more information click on www.2ksports.com

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