2K Sports assures that the game will have Wii Remote stick control.
The Wii will get its first ever NHL ice hockey game from 2K Sports, who announced NHL 2K9 for Nintendo's latest system. Developed by sports veterans Visual Concepts, NHL 2K9 will be "the first and only" NHL licensed game on Wii. 2K Sports also stated that there will be Wii Remote stick control to take advantage of numerous hockey actions such as slap shots.
To commemorate this announcement, Mario made an appearance on the red carpet at the recent 2008 NHL awards ceremony while holding a giant poster of the box art for the game.
NHL 2K9 is set for release this fall.
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