E3 2002: Jeremy Roenick cover athlete for NHL 2K3
Sega announced today that Jeremy Roenick of the Philadelphia Flyers and U.S. Olympic Hockey Team will serve as the official spokesperson and cover athlete for Sega Sports NHL 2K3. Roenick has played in 12 full professional seasons and 7 NHL All-Star games. The game is produced by Visual Concepts and boast realistic gameplay and incredible graphics.
"Jeremy Roenick inspires hockey fans across the nation with his hard-hitting style and tenacity on the ice," said Tom Nichols, group director of sports marketing, Sega of America, Inc. "As one of the premier players in the NHL, he can dazzle spectators with his offensive skills or play extra tough against the boards. We've signed Jeremy to round out an already sharp hockey franchise and help make Sega Sports NHL 2K3 the most true-to-life hockey experience off the ice."
"Sega Sports is known for making the most realistic sports video games and that realism can definitely be seen in the NHL 2K series," Roenick said. "Being a part of Sega Sports NHL 2K3 is exciting. It captures the many nuances of the game of hockey in amazing detail."
Stay tuned for coverage on NFL 2K3 on Wednesday when E3 officially opens up.
5/20/2002 Matt Stensrud