Feral Interactive today announced that SEGA ® mascot Sonic the Hedgehog and over 25 other fan-favourite SEGA characters are coming to the Mac this summer! Developed by Sumo Digital Ltd. and published by SEGAfor consoles and PC, Sonic & SEGA All-Stars Racing and SEGA Superstars Tennis will bring the world’s speediest blue hedgehog to the Mac for the very first time.
A star-studded line-up including Doctor Eggman, Tails, Shadow the Hedgehog, Alex Kidd and Super Monkey Ball’s Aiai will battle it out not only in single player and split-screen multiplayer modes, but also online using Apple’s Game Center technology, a feature of the next version of Mac OS X, Mountain Lion.
Sonic & SEGA All-Stars Racing sees Sonic and friends race cars, motorbikes and even a “bananamobile” across crazily inventive tracks inspired by the incredible worlds of the SEGA games. Players must find secret shortcuts and use hilarious power-ups to give them the edge, making Sonic & SEGA All-Stars Racing an exhilarating ride for family, friends and online challengers.
SEGA Superstars Tennis pits classic SEGA characters against each other across four smashing (geddit?) tournaments on totally outrageous tennis courts. Players can also put their racket skills to the test in twisted minigames inspired by classic SEGA titles such as House of the Dead, Space Harrier and Super Monkey Ball.
“I started my games career at SEGA many years ago, and it’s an utter delight to bring these games and their characters to the Mac,” said David Stephen, Managing Director of Feral Interactive.
“We are incredibly excited to be working with Feral Interactive to bring these titles to Mac users worldwide,” said David Corless, Sonic Brand Director at SEGA Europe Ltd. “Leveraging the latest Game Center technology will allow Mac gamers to experience thrilling online races of Sonic & Sega All-Stars; a SEGA title that is pushing a new and exciting progression in multiplayer gaming on Apple systems.”
Pricing, system requirements, minisites, trailers and more details about Sonic & SEGA All-Stars Racing and SEGA Superstars Tennis for the Mac will be announced closer to the release date.
EDITORS: Screenshots and logos for Sonic & SEGA All-Stars Racing and SEGA Superstars Tennis for the Mac can be found online in the Feral Press Area ( press.feral.co.uk). If you do not have a Press Area login, please contact Brad Gibson, Feral PR Manager, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Feral Interactive
Feral Interactive is a leading publisher of games for the Macintosh platform, founded in 1996 and based in London, England. It is responsible for such Macintosh hits as Deus Ex: Human Revolution - Ultimate Edition, BioShock 2, LEGO Harry Potter: Years 5-7, Tropico 3: Gold Edition, Mafia II: Director’s Cut, Batman: Arkham Asylum, LEGO Star Wars III: The Clone Wars, DiRT 2 and Borderlands. Please visit our website at http://www.feralinteractive.com, find us on Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/feralgames or on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/feralinteractive.
About SEGA® of America, Inc.
SEGA® of America, Inc. is the American arm of Tokyo, Japan-based SEGA Corporation, a worldwide leader in interactive entertainment both inside and outside the home. The company develops, publishes and distributes interactive entertainment software products for a variety of hardware platforms including PC, wireless devices, and those manufactured by Nintendo, Microsoft and Sony Computer Entertainment. SEGA’s global website site is located at www.sega.com.
About SEGA® Europe Ltd.
SEGA® Europe Ltd. is the European Distribution arm of Tokyo, Japan-based SEGA® Corporation, and a worldwide leader in interactive entertainment both inside and outside the home. The company develops and distributes interactive entertainment software products for a variety of hardware platforms including PC, wireless devices, and those manufactured by Nintendo, Microsoft and Sony Computer Entertainment Europe. SEGA’s global website site is located at www.sega.com.
About Sumo Digital Ltd.
Sumo Digital Ltd is an independent game development studio based in Sheffield, UK, currently employing 120+ experienced development staff, many of whom have been working together for the last 12 years. Sumo is licensed to develop on all the leading gaming platforms.