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The Amazing Race

Platform(s): Wii
Genre: Action/Adventure
Publisher: Ubisoft
Release Date: Oct. 26, 2010

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'The Amazing Race' (ALL) Announced

by Rainier on March 27, 2009 @ 10:20 a.m. PDT

In The Amazing Race, players can participate in one of the most exciting reality games ever and compete against friends to win the ultimate challenge.

“The heart-pounding adventure, around-the-world competition and postcard worthy settings of ‘The Amazing Race’ are perfectly suited for video game adaptation,” said Alex Thabet, Founder and CEO of Ludia. “We are thrilled to add such a high-energy, suspenseful franchise to our slate, and we will infuse those key elements into a highly social, team-based multiplayer game that unites duos in cooperative game play to compete against rivals.”

“The Amazing Race” video game teams players up in pairs for an unforgettable journey across exotic locations and continents in a race against time and other teams. Players work to find each checkpoint and take on dozens of frantic challenges and tasks as they navigate Detours, Roadblocks and other unpredictable game elements from the show. Working together strategically throughout the game is essential as each team tries to discover hidden clues that are crucial to getting them to the Pit Stop first- and one step closer to ultimate victory at the check-in mat.

“We are delighted to be working with Ludia to deliver an ‘Amazing Race’ experience to a broader public and to offer fans of the show a heightened new level of interaction with the brand,” adds Liz Kalodner, Executive Vice President & General Manager of CBS Consumer Products.

The North America-wide deal will see the reality TV sensation launch games across multiple platforms in tandem with the show’s 14th season.


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