You Can Have Any Sports Video Game You Want, But There's Only One

About this time last year, at E3, I was chewing the fat with a 2K Sports representative about NBA 2K11 which already looked to be the monster it would become. Long dominant in the pro basketball genre, the game with Michael Jordan on its cover was going to be 2K's Sunday punch to EA Sports. "That's the idea," the guy… » 5/28/11 8:00pm 5/28/11 8:00pm

NHL 2K's Absence from Take-Two Report May Mean Its End

Take-Two's quarterly report yesterday included a list of "key titles announced to date for the remainder of fiscal 2010." It didn't include NHL 2K11, which some are taking as the death of that franchise. » 12/18/09 5:00pm 12/18/09 5:00pm

The PlayStation 3 Buyer's Guide

With at least one potential game of the year exclusively nesting on the Playstation 3 and a price drop under its belt, the PS3 has had a pretty darn good year. » 11/26/09 3:00pm 11/26/09 3:00pm

NHL 2K10 Review: Thin-Ice Capades

The National Hockey League dropped the puck on a new season Thursday night, turning sports fans' thoughts to ice - and to hard hitting, fast-paced one-timer-from-the-slot action, qualities that 2K's NHL title can certainly supply on a console. » 10/03/09 6:00pm 10/03/09 6:00pm

NHL 2K10 Preview: Zamboni Smackdown

One of my worst nightmares – next to the one about a high school reunion – is attending a preview event where I'm the only girl and I have no idea how to play the game. » 9/11/09 8:40pm 9/11/09 8:40pm

Who's Who in the NHL 2K10 Player Ratings

2K Sports gave out its player ratings today for NHL 2K10 and, fun-with-spreadsheets style, we present you this year's superlatives - dubious included - among the 1,225 players on this year's roster. » 9/01/09 10:00pm 9/01/09 10:00pm

Terms That Are, and Are Not, in NHL 2K10

Talking to Randy Hahn for yesterday's column about announcing NHL 2K10, I tested how deep his vocabulary runs in the game. I threw out a dozen hockey terms - some basic, others esoteric - and asked Hahn if he'd said them. » 8/30/09 7:30pm 8/30/09 7:30pm

The Art of Calling an Unseen Game

The scene is familiar: Midway through the first period of an NHL game, and the shot knots up the score. Randy Hahn considers the action for a split-second and leans into his microphone. » 8/29/09 12:00pm 8/29/09 12:00pm

Lights Down Low for NHL 2K10

Ten new screens from NHL 2K10 went out the door yesterday, spotlighting pre-game festivities at four arenas, and closeups of some league standouts whose names you'll be hearing quite a bit. » 8/22/09 6:30pm 8/22/09 6:30pm

Don't Adjust Your Set for This NHL 2K10 Trailer

The picture gets better, showcasing an all-star shift sewn together in a pretty tight montage of faces and places. It winds up with coverboy Alex Ovechkin, who dekes Martin Biron and shovels in the backhander like he's pitching hay. » 8/07/09 11:00pm 8/07/09 11:00pm

NHL 2K10 Promises "Shooting Blind From Your Ass on Goal" Action

Well, I'll be interested to see how they pull this one off in NHL 2K10 - the shot mechanic, not the "warming-hands-over-red-hot-stick" quicktime event. Animation only, or new feature? You make the call. » 8/01/09 8:00pm 8/01/09 8:00pm