New Details For ESPN NHL 2K5ESPN Videogames today unveiled new features for their upcoming hockey title, ESPN NHL 2K5. The new title introduces several new additions in Franchise Mode, the new Intense Contact Control system, and Party Mode. Yes...a party mode. Several new enhancements can be found in ESPN NHL 2K5s expanded Franchise Mode. The introduction of worldwide scouting offers gamers options in order to find key players to help build their minor league teams and plan for the future. New, improved minor league management allows the player to develop up-and-coming talent with the help of a full coaching staff. The Live Scouting System gives users the ability to track prospective talent from around the globe in practice drills and games to learn much more about their abilities. Party Mode introduces 15 unique mini-games for multiplayer fun. Playable for up to four people, gamers compete in several entertaining hockey-based challenges. Mini-games include the scoring fest Free-For-All, In the Zone, Breakout, and many more. All mini-games in Party Mode are playable online for PS2 and Xbox. ESPN NHL 2K5 debuts the Intense Contact Control system in which gamers can antagonize hockey opponents with quick hooks, bumps, and other contact moves to throw off timing when passing or skating to the goal. Players can also restrict the opposing teams movement, and intimidate adversaries with hard-nosed play. Well have much more on ESPN NHL 2K5 in the coming weeks.