01:43 PM - August 31, 2007 by Steve_OS
We had the opportunity to participate in a conference call this week with three key players, behind the soon to be released NHL 2K8. Clay Shaver has written up the key points of the event.
"While the NHL continues to struggle to garner the attention that it deserves from the general sports gaming public, sliding deeper and deeper into the “niche sport” category, NHL hockey games continue to do very well in the market. Year after year, gamers are treated to a face-off between the two the two sports gaming powerhouses in their battle to claim victory of the frozen floor. While few will argue that the team at Visual Concepts and Kush Games, the makers of the NHL 2K series, has dominated the competition in recent years, rumblings out of Redwood seem to indicate that we may be in for a virtual shootout this season.
Operation Sports had a chance to participate in a conference call this week with three key players behind the soon to be released NHL 2K8, to hear about some new features and talk about what gamers can look forward to when the game hits the shelf in just a couple weeks. Representing 2K were:
Ben Bishop – Producer (Visual Concepts)
Scott Krager - Project Manager (Kush Games)
Colin O'Hara - Lead Designer (Kush Games)"