SAN FRANCISCOLONDON, UK– March 4, 2010– Today Ubisoft announces the creation of Shaun White Skateboarding, a video game in development with dual-sport professional athlete and two-time Olympic gold medalist, Shaun White. Developed by Ubisoft Montreal, Shaun White Skateboarding will arrive this holiday 2010.
As the first skateboarding game in the best-selling Shaun White video game franchise, Shaun White Skateboarding will provide an innovative twist and fresh take on the skateboarding and action-sports genre.
"I can't describe how excited I am about the skateboard game,” said Shaun White.“We've been working on it for a while now and it's ready to melt minds."
The first athlete to win both gold medals in skateboarding and snowboarding at the Summer and Winter X Games, Shaun White brings a unique perspective to development of video games.
“As we’ve just seen at the Olympics, Shaun is a one-of-kind action sports athlete,” said Tony Key, U.S. senior vice president of sales and marketing at Ubisoft.“Shaun’s enthusiasm for skateboarding shines through in this truly unique game.”
For the latest information on Shaun White Skateboarding, please visit: www.shaunwhitegame.com
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