Score like a superstar with NHL 06. Express your shooting style with the all-new EA Sports Skill Stick and light the lamp with highlight reel moves such as spinoramas, toe drags, bat-ins, and between-the-legs shots. Classic deke control adds to your arsenal by letting you manoeuvre around defensemen and make goalies dizzy before snapping off dangerous shots that can ripple the twine and knock the water bottle off the net. Own the ice like in the glory days of the EA Sports classic NHL '94!
All-New EA Sports Skill Stick: Deke, shoot, and score like never before with NHL 06. With a tap of the right analog stick, pick your spot and execute brilliant signature shots while controlling the location of each shot with the new in-net targets. Unleash an arsenal of moves as you take complete control of every scoring opportunity.
EA Sports R.P.M. Physics: New Realistic Puck Momentum (R.P.M.) means the puck is dangerous-hard shots can injure defensemen, shake up goalies in the crease, ripple the twine, or knock water bottles off the net tadd insult tinjury.
Classic Deking Control: Movement on the ice is more intuitive than ever as you skate and deke using the left analog stick tmove past opponents and make goalies bite and perform all-new incredible desperation saves.
All-New Momentum Skating: Feel what it's like tskate on an icy surface. Player speed and size now has an effect onmomentum and turning radius. During speed burst players push the puck ahead to break past opponents, while stopping and turning creates real-time ice trails.
Creation Zone: Create-A-Player allows you tget in the game with the new analog facial sculpting controls. Add black eyes and scars tput fear in the eyes of your opponents. Create an NHL team in your hometown and build a dynasty, or edit any player in the league with an all-new player editor.
EA SPORTS Online: Take your game online and challenge opponents anywhere in the world via a PC, PlayStation 2 or Xbox Live. Meet, greet and chat via the new and improved EA Messenger and then set up a tournament or play NHL 06 head-to-head using EA Sports intuitive matchmaking system. Battle your way tthe top of the world at the ultimate online sports gaming destination.
OS: Windows XP or 2000
CPU: 1.0 GHz or faster
RAM: 256 MB or more
Disc Drive: 8x or faster CD/DVD drive
Hard Drive: 1.7 GB or more free space
Video: DirectX 9.0c compatible (see right)
Sound: DirectX 9.0c compatible
Input: Keyboard, mouse, or dual-analog gamepad
Video card with 32 MB or more memory and one of these chipsets is required: ATI Radeon 7500 (64MB), Radeon 8500 or greater; NVIDIA GeForce 2 GTS or greater; Multiplayer requires 1 set of discs per PC and a 56 Kbps or faster connection.
Internet play requires Internet Explorer 6.0.