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.
Summary: The NHL 2K series has always been extremely solid and this year’s 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.
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.
Excerpt: Building on the success of the NHL 2K series, Kush Games & Visual Concepts attempt a slap shot at scoring a hit on the Xbox 360. Unfortunately, marginal graphical upgrades, poor menu layout, and simplistic achievements hamper an otherwise feature packed title.
Summary: Hockey comes to the Xbox 360 with NHL 2K6, another entry to the 2K Sports hockey franchise. You won't find anything too groundbreaking in this 360 version, but it still plays like an accurate simulation game of hockey.