UK-based game publisher
showed off one of its newest release, Rayman 3: Hoodlum Havoc at Macworld Conference & Expo in San Francisco earlier this month. Now shipping, a playable demo of the game has been released as well and is available for download from
Rayman 3: Hoodlum Havoc comes to the Mac by way of Feral and its development partner Zonic. Feral licensed the game from Ubi Soft Entertainment, which released it for PC and video game console platforms. It’s the latest iteration of the long-running 3D platformer action game series featuring a cartoonish hero whose hands and feed don’t quite connect to his body; the game was the subject of
a recent profile
on Apple’s own Games site.
Rayman is only one denizen of a fantastic, colorful world populated by creatures like Teensies and Hoodlums. The leader of the Hoodlums, the Dark Lum Lord, has accidentally been swallowed by Rayman’s toad-like pal Globox. It’s up to you, as Rayman, to track down Globox and get his digestive difficulties sorted out before the Dark Lum Lord’s latest plans to take over the world go into effect.
System requirements call for Mac OS X v10.1.3 or higher; a G3/500MHz or faster CPU, 128MB RAM, and a 3D graphics system with 16MB VRAM. A game pad is recommended. The demo weighs in at about 121MB.