Sony ships NHL FaceOff 2001.
Sony recently confirmed the shipment of its awaited Hockey title, NHL FaceOff 2001. The PlayStation 2 title boasts five times the animation of the original PlayStation game. Additionally, in excess of 500 skater and 180 goalie animations are to be included in the upcoming title. The new draft mode enables gamers to create a franchise as desired. Also featured in the anticipated title will be a practice mode. If you don't know what this play mode encompasses, discontinue reading and bathe in a vat of acid. Finally, NHL FaceOff 2001 is to include 13 legends of the National Hockey League, including Gordie Howe, Bobby Hull and Phil Esposito.
"We are thrilled to bring the fastest and most responsive NHL Hockey action to the PlayStation 2 sports enthusiast," commented Ami Blaire, director of product marketing for Sony Computer Entertainment America. "Incorporating the finest elements of the FaceOff franchise, NHL FaceOff 2001 for the PlayStation 2 will please fans of the series and new gamers alike with exclusive features such as the 989 Sports NHL Legends team."
2/6/2001 Bryan Keers