NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--2K today announced a slate of new enhancements and gameplay additions to NHL® SuperCard, the engaging NHL® collectible card-battling game available for download free of charge on iOS and Android devices. Featuring cover athlete Zach Parise – NHL All-Star, 2014 U.S. Olympic Team Captain and left wing for the Minnesota Wild – NHL SuperCard challenges players to build teams comprising current and legendary NHL players, train them to their full potential, battle on the ice in exhibition games and test their skill in both season and rivals-based action. The game currently holds an average rating of 4.5/5 stars on the App Store for iOS devices, as well as 4/5 stars on Google Play.**
Offering more than 450 cards featuring current and legendary NHL players in active circulation, with each card representing one of seven different rarity levels, NHL SuperCard offers a wealth of collectible content, extensive replay value and opportunities to purchase individual card packs. In addition, through its new update released today, NHL SuperCard players can now experience Road to the Stanley® Cup, the game’s second event mode, as well as participate in season chats, earn daily login rewards and take advantage of new pack sales offers.
“As the face of NHL SuperCard, it’s been fun sharing something I love with hockey fans and gamers in a way they’ve never experienced before,” said Zach Parise. “The features being added are a great way to extend that experience but also attract new fans to this easy to play, fun and addictive game.”
“NHL SuperCard has been a positive step forward in extending 2K’s portfolio of card-battling mobile entertainment experiences,” said Harley Howe, Co-Studio Head at Cat Daddy Games. “Hockey and collectible card-battling game fans now have even more opportunities to embrace virtual NHL action on their mobile devices, anywhere and at any time.”
The latest NHL SuperCard update offers the following items:
- ROAD TO THE STANLEY® CUP – Compete against opponents, gain points and unlock cards in the game’s second event-based mode;
- SEASON CHAT – Communicate with other players throughout current seasons;
- DAILY LOGIN REWARDS – Log in to play a certain number of times each month and unlock new cards;
- NEW PACK SALE OFFERS – Take advantage of individual pack sales in the game’s Get Cards menu.
Additional NHL SuperCard features include the following:
- EXTENSIVE ROSTER – Explore a lineup of more than 450 current and legendary NHL players, including NHL SuperCard cover athlete Zach Parise alongside Paul Coffey, Doug Gilmour, Brett Hull, Cam Neely, Jacques Plante, Felix Potvin, Luc Robitaille, Jeremy Roenick and Scott Stevens;
- QUICK GAME – Participate in quick battle games and add new players to starting lineups;
- SEASON MODE – Compete against others in week-long NHL season simulations and earn significant rewards;
- RIVALS CLASH EVENTS – Pick a side and join likeminded players to compete against rivals for rewards;
- PLAYER TRAINING – Train player cards in playmaking, stick handling, focus and skating to perform at their maximum potential;
- CARD ENHANCEMENTS – Increase player ratings through acquisition of various enhancement-driven cards.
Developed by Cat Daddy Games in conjunction with Visual Concepts, both 2K studios, NHL SuperCard is available now for free download on the App Store for iOS devices, including the iPhone®, iPad® and iPod Touch®, as well as the Google Play Store and Amazon Appstore for Android™ devices.
2K is a wholly owned publishing label of Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTWO).
NHL® SuperCard is an Officially Licensed Product of the NHL and NHLPA.
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** As of December 2, 2015
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Headquartered in New York City, Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. is a leading developer, publisher and marketer of interactive entertainment for consumers around the globe. The Company develops and publishes products through its two wholly-owned labels Rockstar Games and 2K. Our products are designed for console systems and personal computers, including smartphones and tablets, and are delivered through physical retail, digital download, online platforms and cloud streaming services. The Company’s common stock is publicly traded on NASDAQ under the symbol TTWO. For more corporate and product information please visit our website at http://www.take2games.com.
Founded in 2005, 2K develops and publishes interactive entertainment globally for console systems, handheld gaming systems and personal computers, including smartphones and tablets, which are delivered through physical retail, digital download, online platforms and cloud streaming services. 2K publishes titles in today’s most popular gaming genres, including shooters, action, role-playing, strategy, sports, casual, and family entertainment. The 2K label has some of the most talented development studios in the world today, including Firaxis Games, Visual Concepts, Hangar 13, Cat Daddy Games and 2K China. 2K’s stable of high quality titles includes the critically acclaimed BioShock®, Borderlands™, and XCOM® franchises, the beloved Sid Meier’s Civilization series, the innovative Evolve™, the popular WWE 2K franchise and NBA 2K, the #1 rated and #1 selling basketball franchise*. 2K is headquartered in Novato, California and is a wholly owned label of Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTWO). For more information, please visit www.2k.com.
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