Developed by award-winning Visual Concepts studios, NHL 2K9 brings a totally rebuilt NHL experience to life with an intuitive control scheme, hard-hitting action, an all-new Zamboni minigame and more! Complete with new commentary, a user-friendly Franchise Mode and upgraded online features, NHL 2K9 brings the fun back to your game console!
* Pick-Up-And-Play Controls: Fans asked and 2K Sports answered with easy-to-learn controls that still provide depth for the seasoned veteran.
* Expanded Superstar Moves: An updated arsenal of special manoeuvres including open ice moves will burn opponents and create never-before-seen highlight reel moments.
* All-New Presentation System: In-game menus, pre-game intros, new crowd animations, game summary replays and brand-new commentary featuring Randy Hahn and Drew Remenda.
* True Hockey Fun: Indulge in the uniqueness of hockey with the addictive Zamboni driving minigame, user-controlled Stanley Cup celebrations, playoff beards, enhanced checking and a brand-new fighting engine.
* Team-Up with up to 12 consoles online: Hop online, pick a position and form a team of up to 6 separate consoles. It's the first-ever NHL 12-console play!
* Reel Maker 2K9: Included this year on Xbox 360, users will be able to save, edit, share and rate user-generated NHL 2K9 highlight reels on Xbox LIVE and via the web.
* 2K Beats: Featuring Pennywise, Bad Religion, The Offspring, NOFX, The Ramones, Inner Circle, Mastodon, Operation Ivy, High on Fire and more.