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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' (Wii) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 18, 2010 @ 12:00 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.

“Ubisoft is thrilled to be bringing The Amazing Race to fans of the game show andnew players alike so that they can participate in the excitement of the show anytimethey want,” said Adam Novickas, U.S. director of marketing at Ubisoft.

Just like in the TV show, in The Amazing Race video game players will be tasked withusing clues to overcome various challenges as they make their way through exoticlocations all across the globe. The Amazing Race TV show host Phil Keoghan isfeatured in the game and greets players at every pit stop to read the clues,introduce challenges and give away prizes to players.

“I’m very happy that we can make everyone feel like extraordinary travelers andathletes while playing the game. I’m excited that kids and families will be able toexperience the thrill of the race while competing and feel certain they willunderstand just how fun it is to actually compete in The Amazing Race,” said PhilKeoghan, host of The Amazing Race.

The Amazing Race has been a smash reality television game show hit since 2001 andhas won the Emmy Award for Outstanding Reality-Competition Program seven straighttimes since the category was created in 2003.

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