The NHL 12 is an ice hockey game, which is the latest version of the game that has a long series of games coming up from the same developers Electronic Arts, with the banner EA Sports fro the past few years. The game is released in the month of September 2011 and has already gained its pace in the gaming market with people taking huge interest in the game.
The familiar ice hockey player Steven Stamkos has been announced as the official cover athlete for the game by the company. People who pre-ordered the game from the EA Games have got a special boost pack for the goalie, which enhances certain parts of the goalie.
The demo version for the NHL12 has been released in August 2011 at the Xbox Live Marketplace, and on the PSN Store. The demo version include three modes, two of which has been direct copy of the ones of the NHL11, namely the Play Now and Hockey Ultimate Team or HUT. But what is new to the NHL 12 demo is the Be a Pro mode of playing the game.
This playing mode also includes a new addition called Action Tracker. The Play Now mode has the option of playing the Final between Vancouver Canucks and Boston Bruins from the 2011 Stanley Cup games, and that too from its third period. There are other interesting option available ions the Demo version of the game.
There are a few new features added to the game. The first being the ability of the Goalie to hit the player and also the vice versa. The Goalies have the ability to fight the players and with each other. Improvement in the physics of the game has enabled the players and the gameplay to be more realistic in nature.
The hits are more realistic, with the helmets coming off and the players being hit on the bench as well. There are shattered glasses, knuckleball shots as well as better puck movement in the game. There are NHL legends that are introduced for the first time in the game and are fully active too and that too in every different mode.
There is an option to unlock these legends and get to play them in your team. You just have to break the milestone they have set during their career. All of these are available in the demo version of the game available at