Last week, a trailer showed off the new goalie features in NHL 13 and claimed significantly improved goalie AI. If that wasn't enough to convince you, today I have another video for you which also serves as a rare treat in exploring the harder, technical side of things.
Below you can see software engineer James Banting hands on at his workstation with hard proof goalies are more intelligent in NHL 13, as depicted by lines of sight you won't actually see in-game, more reactive behaviour, and more intricate movements. Check it:
You almost never see games in this kind of light, so a tip of the hat to EA Sports here for putting its money where its mouth is, and offering fans a behind the scenes look in the process.
NHL 13 launches in September on PS3 and 360.