NHL 2K

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NHL 2K
System(s): Sega Dreamcast
Publisher: Sega
Developer:
Supporting companies:
Licensor: National Hockey League, National Hockey League Players' Association
Peripherals supported: Visual Memory Unit, Dreamcast VGA Box
Genre: Sports

















Number of players: 1-4
Release Date RRP Code
Sega Dreamcast
US
$49.9549.95[2] 51025
ESRB: Everyone
Sega Dreamcast
US
(Sega All Stars)
51025
ESRB: Everyone
Sega Dreamcast
EU
(White Label)
Sega Dreamcast
DE
MK-51025-89
USK: 0
Sega Dreamcast
ES
MK-51025-06
ELSPA: 3+ OK
Sega Dreamcast
FR
MK-51025-89
SELL: Tous Publics
Sega Dreamcast
UK
£39.9939.99[5][6] MK-51025-89
ELSPA: 3+ OK
Sega Dreamcast
DE/FR/UK/FI/SE
MK-51025-89
ELSPA: 3+ OK

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NHL 2K is an ice hockey game for the Sega Dreamcast.

The game features 1,000 motion-captured animations and each player is comprised of 1,400 polygons[9].

Production credits

  • Programmers: Scott Bristow, Daniel Chitan, Chris Lippmann, Eric Randall, David Roberts, Chris Robertson, Eric Turmel, Stefan Wessels
  • Tools: Arn, Darrin Brown, Martin Sikes, Jason Dorie, Tristan Grimmer, Philip Ibis
  • Animators: Jason Carr, Matthew Cornelius, Philip Tse, Rob Oliveira
  • Artists: Maja Jensen, Casey O'Brien, Sabastiaan Reinarz
  • Art Director: Emmanuel "E Man" Soupidis
  • Lead Modeler: Rob Oliveira
  • Modelers: Joanne Parker Robertson, Curt Randall
  • Sound Director: Brian Green
  • Sound Engineer: Steve Royea
  • Lead Designer: Clint Forward
  • Audio Scripting / Design: Homes Marshall
  • Al Scripting: Ferdie Espedido, Clint Forward
  • Global AI: Dave Roberts
  • QA Coordinator: Rod Higo
  • Testing: Sarah Gandy, Matt Cornelius, Hames Marshall, Phil Tse
  • Office Manager: Kimberly Manns
  • Tech. Support: Adam Harnden
  • Executive Producer: Paul Tremblay
  • Producer: Douglas Tronsgard
  • Special thanks to Everyone else at Black Box: Darren Gough, Jeff Johnston, Wayne Leung, Richard Mul, Ken Thurston, Jack Yee
  • Commentary: Bob Cole, Harry Neale
  • Arena Announcer: Bill Courage
  • Crowd Programming: Aki Rimpilainen
  • Crowd Animation: David Dame, Kaj Swift
  • Front End Music: Anthony Valcic
  • Front End Title Sequence: Mathew Griffiths / Cycle Media Sabastiaan Reinarz
  • Additional Sound: Graemme Brown, Darrin Brown, Russel Klyne, Jeevyn Dhaliwal, Daniel Cornelius, Jason Dorie, Tristan Grimme
  • Studio X Sound: Paul Ruskay, Sean Stubbs, Greg Sabitz, Rob Plotnikoff
Motion Capture provided by hOuse of mOves (Los Angeles, CA)
  • Executive in Charge of Production, Motion Capture: Tom Tolies
  • Executive Producer, Motion Capture: Jarrod Phillips
  • Chief Technology Officer, House of Moves: Taylor Wilson
  • Director of Operations, House of Moves: Rita Mines
  • Motion Capture Technical Director: Brett Gassaway
  • Motion Capture Production Manager: Chris Bellaci
  • Motion Capture Line Producer: Line' Spencer
  • Motion Capture Director: James Scanlon
  • Motion Capture Artists: Scott Carroll, Brian Doman, David "Dario' Ahdoot
  • Motion Capture Technician: Johnny Ravena
  • Stunt Coordinator: Michael Crestejo
  • Motion Capture Talent Producer: Christian Lalonde
  • Motion Capture Talent: Duane Leer, Christian Lalonde, Arthur We, Paul
  • Special Thanks: Visual Concepts, Circle Productions, Gary Lake, Toshi Morita, GM Place
Sega Credits
Source:
US manual[10]

Magazine articles

Main article: NHL 2K/Magazine articles.

Promotional material

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Print advert in Next Level (AR) #14: "Marzo 2000" (2000-xx-xx)
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Print advert in GamePro (US) #139: "April 2000" (2000-0x-xx)
also published in:
US Television advert

Artwork

Physical scans

Sega Retro Average 
Publication Score Source
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Based on
0 review
Sega Retro Average 
Publication Version Score
576 Konzol (HU)
80
[12]
Arcade (UK) PAL
25
[13]
Consoles + (FR) PAL
87
[14]
Computer & Video Games (UK)
75
[15]
Dreamcast Monthly (UK) PAL
70
[16]
DC-UK (UK) PAL
70
[6]
Dreamcast Magazine (UK) NTSC-U
84
[17]
Dreamcast Magazine (UK) PAL
85
[5]
Electronic Gaming Monthly (US) NTSC-U
90
[18]
GamePro (US) NTSC-U
75
[19]
GamesMaster (UK) PAL
80
[20]
Gamers' Republic (US) NTSC-U
75
[21]
Incite Video Gaming (US) NTSC-U
80
[22]
MAN!AC (DE) NTSC-U
82
[23]
MAN!AC (DE) PAL
82
[24]
Neo Plus (PL)
80
[25]
Next Generation (US) NTSC-U
50
[26]
Official Dreamcast Magazine (UK) PAL
70
[27]
Official Dreamcast Magazine (US) NTSC-U
80
[28]
PSX Extreme (PL)
77
[29]
Sega Magazin (DE) NTSC-U
85
[30]
Video Games (DE) NTSC-U
90
[31]
Video Games (DE) PAL
90
[32]
Sega Dreamcast
77
Based on
23 reviews

NHL 2K

Dreamcast, US
NHL2K DC US Box Back.jpgNHL2K DC US Box Front.jpg
Cover
NHL2K DC US Disc.jpg
Disc
NHL2K DC US Manual.pdf
Manual
NHL2KDCUSInlay.jpg
Inlay
Dreamcast, US (Sega All Stars)
NHL2K DC US Box Back SAS.jpgNHL2K DC US Box Front SAS.jpg
Cover
NHL2K DC US Disc SAS.jpg
Disc
NHL 2K DC US Inlay SAS.jpg
Inlay
NHL 2K DC US Manual (French) SAS.jpg
Manual (French)
Dreamcast, EU
NHL2K DC EU Box Back.jpgNHL2K DC EU Box Front.jpg
Cover
NHL2K DC EU Disc.jpg
Disc
Dreamcast, ES
NHL2K DC ES back.jpgNospine-small.pngNHL2K DC EU Box Front.jpg
Cover
NHL2K DC EU Disc.jpg
Disc
Dreamcast, EU (White Label)

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Disc

Technical information

ROM dump status

System Hash Size Build Date Source Comments
Sega Dreamcast
 ?
CRC32
MD5
SHA-1
1999-12-29 GD-R Page
Sega Dreamcast
 ?
CRC32
MD5
SHA-1
2000-03-21 GD-R Page

External links

References

  1. http://www.sega.com:80/sega/catalog/SegaProduct.jhtml?PRODID=264 (Wayback Machine: 2002-04-13 22:03)
  2. Press release: 2000-02-15: SEGA SPORTS NHL 2K FOR SEGA DREAMCAST HEATS UP THE ICE WITH UNPRECEDENTED DETAIL AND REALISM
  3. https://groups.google.com/g/uk.games.video.dreamcast/c/jSc4xSKR5js/m/CZddDugVtgEJ
  4. http://www.amazon.co.uk:80/exec/obidos/tg/browse/-/300727/ (Wayback Machine: 2003-04-04 06:37)
  5. 5.0 5.1 Dreamcast Magazine, "No. 11" (UK; 2000-07-13), page 76
  6. 6.0 6.1 DC-UK, "August 2000" (UK; 2000-07-06), page 64
  7. http://www.micromania.fr/zooms/?ref=17356 (Wayback Machine: 2001-07-16 17:04)
  8. http://www.centromail.es/top/ficha.asp?codmail=14838&codprov= (Wayback Machine: 2001-09-17 04:15)
  9. Electronic Gaming Monthly, "February 2000" (US; 2000-01-11), page 72
  10. File:NHL2K DC US Manual.pdf, page 29
  11. Electronic Gaming Monthly, "May 2000" (US; 2000-04-04), page 174
  12. 576 Konzol, "Április 2001" (HU; 2001-xx-xx), page 42
  13. Arcade, "August 2000" (UK; 2000-07-17), page 68
  14. Consoles +, "Juin 2000" (FR; 2000-0x-xx), page 115
  15. Computer & Video Games, "August 2000" (UK; 2000-07-12), page 104
  16. Dreamcast Monthly, "July 2000" (UK; 2000-06-08), page 78
  17. Dreamcast Magazine, "No. 8" (UK; 2000-04-20), page 76
  18. Electronic Gaming Monthly, "April 2000" (US; 2000-03-07), page 160
  19. GamePro, "April 2000" (US; 2000-0x-xx), page 127
  20. GamesMaster, "August 2000" (UK; 2000-07-12), page 99
  21. Gamers' Republic, "May 2000" (US; 2000-xx-xx), page 82
  22. Incite Video Gaming, "May 2000" (US; 2000-0x-xx), page 88
  23. MAN!AC, "05/2000" (DE; 2000-04-05), page 32
  24. MAN!AC, "09/2000" (DE; 2000-08-02), page 58
  25. Neo Plus, "Wrzesień 2000" (PL; 2000-xx-xx), page 33
  26. Next Generation, "April 2000" (US; 2000-03-21), page 85
  27. Official Dreamcast Magazine, "July 2000" (UK; 2000-06-08), page 64
  28. Official Dreamcast Magazine, "May/June 2000" (US; 2000-04-04), page 90
  29. PSX Extreme, "03/2001" (PL; 2001-0x-xx), page 41
  30. Sega Magazin, "Mai 2000" (DE; 2000-04-05), page 19
  31. Video Games, "06/2000" (DE; 2000-05-04), page 119
  32. Video Games, "09/2000" (DE; 2000-08-02), page 74
NHL 2K

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Main page | Magazine articles | Reception


Books: Prima's Official Strategy Guide: NHL 2K (2000)
Videos: NHL 2K (1999)

Prereleases:
Sega Dreamcast
Prototypes: 1999-12-29 | 2000-03-21
Ice Hockey games published by Sega
Champion Ice Hockey (1985) | Great Ice Hockey (1986) | Slap Shot (1990) | Mario Lemieux Hockey (1991)
NHL All-Star Hockey Series
NHL All-Star Hockey '95 (1995) | NHL All-Star Hockey (Game Gear) (1995) | NHL All-Star Hockey (1995) | NHL All-Star Hockey 98 (1997)
NHL 2K Series
NHL 2K (1999) | NHL 2K2 (2002) | NHL 2K3 (2002) | ESPN NHL Hockey (2003) | ESPN NHL 2K5 (2004)



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