Aspyr Media Inc.
announced on Monday that it is shipping Mac and PC versions of Wakeboarding Unleashed featuring Shaun Murray. It’s the latest extreme sports action game to by licensed by Aspyr from Activision Inc. The game made an appearance on consoles earlier this year and has also been published for Game Boy Advance — one of the first couple of Game Boy Advance titles that Aspyr has published.
Wakeboarding Unleashed featuring Shaun Murray puts players in the wake of a high-speed motorboat as you rip across lakes in nine exotic locations around the world. You pull off crazy tricks and slingshot into untethered terrain. You can also drive the motorboat yourself when you play with another gamer in co-op mode.
Each level features interactive objectives you must complete like boat races, water balloon battles and ferrying stranded animals. What’s more, you can take the identity of pro wakeboarders like Shaun Murray, Parks Bonifay, Dallay Friday, Tara Hamilton and more.
The game was developed for the Mac and PC by frequent Aspyr collaborator Beenox, which has previously worked with Aspyr to produce Mac and PC versions of games like Tony Hawk Pro Skater 4.
Wakeboarding Unleashed Featuring Shaun Murray is rated E for Everyone by the ESRB and requires Mac OS X v10.2.6 or higher, G4/700MHz or faster; 256MB RAM; 580MB hard disk space; and ATI Radeon 7500 or Nvidia GeForce2 MX or better graphics with 32MB VRAM. The game is available from Aspyr and Mac game resellers for US$29.99.