EA Sports gave us our first look at the gameplay for NHL ’13 on Saturday afternoon, and it looks pretty awesome.
Among the features are new controlled skating (including the ability to skate backwards at any time), improved anticipation by goaltenders, and the use of neutral zone forechecking strategies including the 1-3-1 made famous in recent years by Guy Boucher and the Tampa Bay Lightning.
Here is EA Sports gameplay producer Ben Ross showing off and explaining some of the new features.
NHL 13 Gameplay Producer Ben Ross talk you through this exclusive first look at NHL 13 gameplay (Human v.s. A.I. – default skill level). Stay tuned for gameplay videos.