Earlier this week, EA released a video detailing the differences
in the Anticipation AI between NHL 11
and their upcoming hockey title, NHL 12
. Today, they've released a pair of videos which further detail the improvements to be found in the newest addition to the NHL
In this trailer, we can see the differences in the way the players handle contact. As opposed to just falling over, players can now balance to better stay on the play and keep control of the puck.
Goalies take a more aggressive approach in NHL 12
as they now get into the action when it's happening in front of the crease. Goalies can also fight now, just be wary that you don't end up in the penalty box.
will be released on September 9th in Europe and September 13th in North America.