2K Sports Provides an Adrenaline Filled Soundtrack for NHL 2K9

September 12, 2008

2K Sports Provides an Adrenaline
Filled Soundtrack for NHL 2K9

Operation Ivy, The Ramones,
Mastodon, Bad Religion and more provide just the right feel for the action
packed game

2K Sports, the sports publishing
label of Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTWO), today announced
details regarding the soundtrack for NHL 2K9, which was released yesterday. NHL
2K9 features an epic music soundtrack that will blow the roof off any virtual
hockey arena with some of the biggest bands and legendary artists in rock such
as Bad Religion, Mastodon, NoFX, Pennywise, The Offspring, The Ramones, and many
others. It will also be the first time that influential punk band Operation Ivy
has ever licensed their music for inclusion in a video game.

Below is the full list of
tracks in NHL 2K9:


  • Bad Religion — New Dark

  • Genghis Tron — Things Don’t
    Look Good

  • High On Fire — Rumors Of

  • Inner Circle — Bad Boys

  • Joe Satriani — Crowd Chant

  • Mastodon — Iron Tusk

  • NoFX — Linoleum

  • Operation Ivy — Bankshot

  • Pennywise — Knocked Down

  • Protest The Hero — Goddess

  • Recliner — Find A Way

  • The Night Marchers — Closed
    for Inventory

  • The Offspring — Nitro
    (Youth Energy)

  • The Ramones — Blitzkrieg

 "For NHL 2K9 we wanted to
create an adrenaline-pumping soundtrack that will set the mood for the intensity
of hockey," said Tim Rosa, 2K Sports’ director of brand and lifestyle marketing.
"We have also licensed a few of the more popular hockey stadium songs, so when a
player goes to the penalty box after a fight, gamers will hear tracks such as
“Bad Boys” from Inner Circle or “Knocked Down” by Pennywise after a big hit, as
they do in hockey stadiums across North America. For NHL 2K9 we have licensed a
great collection of songs that complement the authenticity and spirit of the

NHL 2K9 is now available on retail
store shelves in North America for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment
system from Microsoft, Wii™ home video game system from Nintendo, and
PLAYSTATION®3 and PlayStation®2 computer entertainment systems. A free demo of
NHL 2K9 is also available for download on Xbox LIVE® Marketplace for Xbox 360
and PLAYSTATION®Network. The demo provides fans an opportunity to relive the
excitement of this past season’s thrilling Stanley Cup™ Final in a brief three
minute period as either the Pittsburgh Penguins or Detroit Red Wings at Joe
Louis Arena in Detroit.

NHL 2K9, rated E10+ for Everyone 10
and older by the ESRB, is now available for Xbox 360, Wii, PLAYSTATION 3 system
and PlayStation 2 system. For more information about NHL 2K9, please visit