We have a feeling that maybe, just maybe, EA has a total secret crush on PlayStation Network. Last week, it gave PS3 owners access to a free exclusive Mirror's Edge level
. This week, it's giving PSN users one week early access to the first EA Sports-branded downloadable game, 3 on 3 NHL Arcade
Matt Maher, lead designer of the game, explained the inspiration for NHL Arcade
on the PlayStation.Blog
. "There are no options out there for consumers to play an Arcade style hockey game ... and the NHL dev team felt that we could fill this void with a top quality product and give the users a game to enjoy."
will feature online play and support for Trophies
. The game will be available tomorrow for $9.99.