Sports gaming is on the brink of a new age with the coming of new consoles, so here's hoping the 2k series continues to raise the bar by producing the best game on the market, as they have – again – with NHL 2k6.
The online interface is a little cumbersome, and the game does have some load times. Get past that and you will be treated to a wonderful hockey experience that sparkles with smart AI, terrific control schemes and great action.
A great hockey game like its predecessors, but somehow it fails to impress. Perhaps it is the post-lockout depression, or perhaps the current console generation has given everything, hockey-wise, it has to give. [Jan 2006]