New NHL 13 trailer promises “Explosiveness” skating power

Though the Stanley Cup finals are wrapping up, there's still plenty of fun ahead for hockey fans, with EA Sports' NHL 13 coming right up. In NHL 13 you'll be able to explode off the ice and break away from defenders, while top-end speed lets your team out skate the competition. Meanwhile, new momentum programming means good players get additional chances to dominate, while constant mistakes mean a player may falter. All of these new features add up to what looks to be the most exciting NHL release ever. Are you ready to hit the ice?

Game info:

  • All-New GM Connected – The franchise's most popular mode goes connected allowing gamers to manage, play, or coach with and against friends in their own 30 team human controlled league.
  • All-New True Performance Skating – Driven by real-world physics and more than 1,000 new gameplay animations, True Performance Skating authentically replicates the explosiveness, momentum, and top-end speed of today's NHL players. Adding a whole new layer of creativity for players to discover on the ice combined with control offered by the Skill Stick finally gives gamers access to the entire toolset of an NHL player at their fingertips.
  • EA SPORTS Hockey I.Q. – A completely overhauled A.I. system, players are now fully aware of every other player on the ice, resulting in quicker, smarter and more true-to-life decision-making. EA SPORTS Hockey IQ also delivers the deepest and most customizable set of real-world hockey systems and strategies ever for the franchise.
  • NHL Moments Live – Rewrite or relive history as gamers replay some of the most thrilling moments from today's NHL. From Gagner's historic eight-point night to Crosby?s epic return to new moments added when available throughout the season, gamers will be continuously challenged to see if they have what it takes to play like a star.