Game Description:Microsoft Game Studios continues to launch its impressive XSN Sports series with NHL Rivals 2004. The same standard of fantastic graphics, excellent gameplay, and comprehensive online competition via Xbox Live and XSNsports.com, will win over hockey fans. Organize teams, leagues and schedules online. Create rivalries with Virtual Pick Up and Instant Rivalry mode. Acclaimed gameplay further drives the puck home with Advanced Passing controls, Pivot control, heads-up on-the-fly coaching commands, and authentic NHL action. Pull off no-look passes, turn 180 degrees and continue in the same direction without losing a beat, pin players against boards, and attempt desparate poke checks! NHL Rivals 2004 is an unbeatable combination of addictive gameplay, online community competition and state-of-the-art graphics! Hit the ice online!