2K Sports has announced the latest entry in their perrenial hockey franchise, ‘NHL 2K7,’ has gone gold and will ship to stores Tuesday, September 12 for Xbox 360 and Xbox – the same day Electronic Arts ships their first next-gen puck game ‘NHL 07’ for Xbox 360.
“I’m really proud of NHL 2K7,” stated Greg Thomas, president of Visual Concepts, a 2K Sports studio. “In my opinion, not only is this the best playing hockey video game in the history of the NHL 2K series, but truly the best playing hockey game on the market. Cinemotion is one of the most innovative and interesting advancements in gameplay and in-game presentation that I’ve been a part of. Hats off to the development team.”
‘NHL 2K7’ will carry an SRP of $59.99 for Xbox 360 and $19.99 for the original Xbox. A Playstation 3 version will be available later this year.