06:23 PM - August 23, 2010 by Steve_OS
2K Sports Brings the Puck to Your Pocket with NHL® 2K11 for iPhone® and iPod touch
Console-quality portable hockey video game experience available Tuesday, August 24th
New York, NY – August 23, 2010 – 2K Sports today announced that the critically acclaimed NHL® 2K series is going mobile with NHL 2K11 for iPhone® and iPod touch®,the first licensed NHL video game for the popular devices. Available Tuesday, August 24th in the App Store, NHL 2K11 for iPhone and iPod touch features a new control system designed from the ground up; animations and graphics taken from the console version of the game; and fully realized season, shootout and free skate modes of play. To celebrate the launch of the title, 2K Sports is offering the game for the discounted price of $1.99 during its first week of availability.
“The quality of this game is outstanding and it’s just pure fun,” said Jason Argent, vice president of marketing for 2K Sports. “Featuring graphics, animation and intense hockey action found in the console game - this is a complete NHL gaming experience that fits in your pocket. Now diehard hockey fans have something to do while they wait for the 2010 NHL season to begin.”
NHL 2K11 for iPhone and iPod touch is the first officially licensed NHL and NHL PA game on any portable platform, and allows fans to make trades and sign free agents as they take their favorite teams and players all the way to the Stanley Cup in Season Mode. Gamers will also be able to jump into practice and quick game modes to polish their skills using the intuitive control scheme. On top of the deep set of features already present in the game, 2K Sports plans on providing regular updates throughout the season to ensure the gameplay experience stays fresh all year long.
NHL 2K11 for iPhone and iPod touch is currently available at the App Store at www.itunes.com/appstore/.
2K Sports is a division of 2K, a publishing label of Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTWO).