The National Lacrosse League announced today that NLL11, the NLL’s officially licensed video game by Crosse Studio, in conjunction with Stir Fry Games, is now available for download on Xbox 360′s Indie Game Channel.
The game features all ten NLL teams and the league’s 230 players, a completely new game engine, franchise mode, player statistics, celebrations and much more. For the first time, NLL11 also includes fighting in the video game. For the second straight year, the cost of the game is $5.
The first version of the game, NLL Lacrosse 2010, was named the “Best Indie Sports Game” of 2010 by Kotaku.com, a leading website in the video gaming community. NLL Lacrosse 2010 was among games such as MLB 2K10, NBA 2K11, NCAA Football 11 & EA Sports MMA as winners of the Sports Video Games of the Year.
Pricing & Availability
NLL11 is available on the Xbox 360′s Indie Game Channel in the United States, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Singapore, Spain, Sweden, and United Kingdom in March for a price of $5 (US).
In two years, Crosse Studio has released four lacrosse video games, College Lacrosse 2010, the first ever field lacrosse video game, NLL Lacrosse 2010, College Lacrosse 2011, and NLL 11. In that short time, over 300,000 games have been downloaded and over two million games of lacrosse have been played worldwide. Crosse Studio Founder, Carlo Sunseri is a college lacrosse coach based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Crosse Studio is a subsidiary of Carlo Sunseri LLC.
Stir Fry Games is a small independent game development studio based in Guelph, Canada. SFG is best known for it’s Xbox Live arcade-sports titles: SFG Soccer, and SFG Beach Volleyball as well as the over-the-top fighting game SFG Office Brawlers.
The National Lacrosse League, North America’s professional box lacrosse league, features the world’s best lacrosse players. The NLL has ten franchises playing in major North American arenas: Boston Blazers, Philadelphia Wings, Buffalo Bandits, Toronto Rock, Colorado Mammoth, Minnesota Swarm, Washington Stealth, Rochester Knighthawks, Edmonton Rush and Calgary Roughnecks. The NLL has averaged more than 10,000 fans per game over the last six years, and is currently playing its 25th anniversary season. NLL Lacrosse can be seen each week on VERSUS. For more information on the National Lacrosse League, please visit NLL.com.