PS3 News: Ubisoft Inks Shaun White - PS3 News

Members Login: Register | Why sign up? | Forgot Password?

Ubisoft Inks Shaun White

In "Wow, that didn't take long" news, Ubisoft has announced that it has signed an exclusive deal to develop videogames featuring Winter Olympics snowboarding gold medalist Shaun White. The as yet untitled games are being developed for both current and next-generations systems,  and are currently slated to be released sometime in 2007.

"I'm stoked to be working with Ubisoft to develop a video game that captures the thrill of snowboarding like no game has done before," White commented. "I'm a huge fan of Ubisoft games like Prince of Persia, so I'm excited to be able to combine what I love about snowboarding and gaming into an experience for everyone to enjoy."

"Ubisoft is thrilled to be working on a video game inspired by and created with one of the top athletes in action sports today," added Christian Salomon, Ubisoft's director of worldwide licensing. "As the sport continues to grow in popularity, Ubisoft is looking forward to bringing the groundbreaking innovation and high-quality game play we are famous for in other genres to snowboarding.

Ubisoft knows the snowboarding genre is a crowded one, so they are promising a different approach with the Shaun White titles. The games will focus on half-pipe events rather than downhill boarding like you see in SSX and Amped.


2/14/2006 Aaron Thomas

Put this on your webpage or blog:
Email this to a friend
Follow PSX Extreme on Twitter

Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Share on Google Share on MySpace Share on Delicious Share on Digg Share on Google Buzz Share via E-Mail Share via Tumblr Share via Posterous

New Comment System

Legacy Comment System (0 posts)

There are no comments to display.

Leave a Comment

Please login or register to leave a comment.

Our Poll

How often do you visit the site?
Once a day
Several times a day
Every few days
Once a week
This is my first visit
I've never been here, even now I am not here

Previous Poll Results