||Sega Sports NHL 2K
Release Date: 2/09/00
Developer: Black Box
NHL 2K continues the winning tradition of
previous Sega Sports hits for the Sega Dreamcast
arena, such as NFL 2K and NBA 2K. You'll get
the same hard-hitting gameplay and gut-gripping
realism for total hockey immersion. Fully licensed
by the NHL and NHLPA, NHL 2K is the most
realistic hockey simulation game on the market
today. You can almost feel the brutal crunch of
contact from a dive on the ice or an all-out brawl.
Can you pull off a triple-scoring hat trick? How
about a quicksilver flip pass over an unsuspecting
opponent? If you've got blades of steel and nerves
to match, then play that puck like a
sharp-shooting pro, and score the Cup for your
superstar team. Just don't get stuck in the penalty
Most detailed player models ever with
1,500 polygons per model.
Detailed graphics right down to glass
reflections, ice scrapes, and skate
On-the-fly coaching strategies:
team-specific play-styles and strategies.
Play-by-play commentary by Hall of
Famer Bob Cole.
Color Commentary by ex-NHL coach
Detailed play editor lets you create
special plays and save them on your
Relive the action with automatic instant
Authentic camera angles and acoustics
catch every player grimace and groan.
Special effects include fireworks,
lasers, spotlights, ice sprays, and skate
cuts during play.
PlanetDreamcast's NHL 2K Review
Be prepared to sacrifice 190 blocks to the VMU gods if you want to save your progress.
X-Button - Shoot \ Poke check
Y-Button - Dump the puck \ Block shot
A-Button - Pass \ Change players
B-Button - Speed burst \ Body check
Left Trigger - Change coaching strategy
Right Trigger - Change lines
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