Hockey is still alive on GameCube.
The season begins WITH NHL 06
The Rush is Back in the Latest Hockey Videogame from EA SPORTS(tm)
REDWOOD CITY, Calif. - September 7, 2005 - NHL(r) 06 has shipped from
Electronic Arts (NASDAQ: ERTS), the world's leading interactive software
company. Hockey fans can start the season early and test their skills in
the #1 worldwide selling hockey franchise to date.
EA SPORTS(tm) NHL 06 lets you take complete control of every scoring
opportunity and become an offensive superstar. It features an all-new
Skill Stick and the return of classic deke controls, letting you express
your playing style by pulling off the highlight reel moves of an NHL
All-Star. With an all-new intuitive control scheme that provides
smoother gameplay, NHL 06 delivers a complete game experience true to
the sport itself.
Vincent Lecavalier, the highly-skilled assistant captain of the Tampa
Bay Lightning and one of the most decorated young stars in the NHL(r),
graces the cover of NHL 06. In 2003-04, Lecavalier, 25, led the
Lightning to the Stanley Cup(r) Championship in an exciting seven-game
series against the Calgary Flames. Three months later, Lecavalier was
named the Most Valuable Player during the 2004 World Cup of Hockey and
lead Team Canada to the gold medal.
NHL 06, developed by EA Canada in Vancouver, B.C., is available on the
PlayStation(r)2 computer entertainment system, Xbox(r) video game system
from Microsoft, the Nintendo GameCube(tm), and PC this fall. The game is
rated "E10+" (Everyone 10+) by the ESRB.