EA Sports has released 33 new screenshots from its upcoming title NHL 13.
The screenshots concern legendary players making their return to video game pro hockey such as Wayne "The Great One" Gretzky, Mario Lemieux, Heremy Roenick, and Doug Gilmour (among others). Female gold medalists Hayley Wickenheiser and Angela Ruggiero will also be in the game.
The game is currently in development at EA Canada in Burnaby, Britsh Columbia, for Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. It will feature Philadelphia Flyers forward Claude Giroux on its cover.
The game features a new A.I. system called Hockey I.Q., allowing NHL 13 to deliver a revamped gameplay experience that accurately captures the speed, creativity and strategy of NHL hockey. In addition, the gamme is also set to deliver new experiences that connect hockey fans to their friends and the real world of hockey with the all-new GM Connected and NHL Moments Live modes.
NHL 13 will be available on September 11, 2012 in North America and September 14, 2012 in Europe. The ESRB has rated the game as "E10+" for everybody ages 10 and older.