NFL 2K3 ships to stores
Sega of America announced today that it has begun shipping NFL 2K3 to the Playstation 2. The game is developed by Visual Concepts and looks to go head-to-head with EA's Madden 2003. NFL 2K3 features ground-breaking Artificial Intelligence, unparalleled lifelike animations, an ESPN telecast-style presentation, full online gameplay options and an in-depth franchise mode featuring a revolutionary and easy-to-use visual interface.
"The Sega Sports NFL 2K franchise has consistently pushed the genre in innovative new directions," said Tom Nichols, vice president of sports marketing, Sega of America, Inc. "That tradition lives on with SEGA Sports NFL 2K3 - a game that challenges the conventions of sports video games and raises the bar by which all console football games will be judged."
"Our goal with the NFL 2K series is to create the most true-to-life football video game experience possible," said Greg Thomas, president of Visual Concepts Entertainment, a Sega development studio. "With Sega Sports NFL 2K3 we have taken a giant step forward in realizing that goal, successfully capturing the subtle nuances of a real NFL game."
8/12/2002 Matt Stensrud