Summary: The NHL 2K series has always been extremely solid and this years game is no exception. It is packed with features and modes and minigames and it plays better than ever thanks to a couple of new gameplay additions.
Conclusion: Although stripped of its sleeper status, Greg Hastings’ Tournament Paintball MAX’D will still lull some of its competitors to beddy-bye with perfectly-functioning and well though out controls, strong online network code and functionality, and a new focus on team control.
Conclusion: If you’re an Xbox 360 owner and a hockey fan, unfortunately your options are a bit limited with the launch line-up. While NHL 2K6 is a rock-solid game, it isn’t a next-gen showpiece that many gamers are looking for.
Conclusion: Difficulty: While the controls get some time to get used to even the hardest setting might be a little too easy for the seasoned hockey gamer. After a few shifts you will learn how to beat the computer very easy. Final Thoughts: While it might seem a bit dated compared to newer releases.
Excerpt: It's always nice to see new features being added to a next-gen game rather than seeing them being taken out. Unlike EA Sports, 2K Sports decided to give 360 fans a reason to purchase the more expensive next generation incarnation.
Excerpt: NHL 2K6 is the latest instalment in the best-selling Ice Hockey series and is a must for any fans of the sport or of Ice Hockey videogames. The controls have been improved in this latest version and there is an impressive level of detail and number of features on offer.
Excerpt: The champion of video game hockey arrives on the XBox 360 that introduces a plethora of new gaming features to appease even the most ardent of gamers by letting players take command of tape-to-tape passing, behind-the-net plays and precision give-and-go attacks.