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Friday, February 20, 2009
 
Prince Of Persia & Shaun White Snowboarding Coming To Macs
6:00 AM | Cord Kruse | 3 comments

Ubisoft has announced that it has expanded its portfolio of Mac titles for digital download and will introduce Mac versions of its games to retail through its partnership with TransGaming. The company will release Prince of Persia and Shaun White Snowboarding to the Mac community in March 2009. Mac versions of CSI: Crime Scene Investigation: Hard Evidence, Rayman Raving Rabbids and Petz Sports will also be released at select retail establishments for the first time in March 2009.

“The Mac community has responded very positively to our previous game offerings and we’re excited to provide Mac users with a new selection of games through our relationship with TransGaming,” said Andy Swanson, senior director of strategic sales and partnerships at Ubisoft.

“Ubisoft has an exceptional portfolio of titles that spans an assortment of genres. The availability of their titles on the Mac is a great catalyst for Mac gaming,” commented Vikas Gupta, CEO and president of TransGaming.
Prince of Persia:
Built by the same award-winning Ubisoft Montreal studio that created Assassin's Creed™, Prince of Persia® has been in development for over three years to deliver a whole new action-adventure gaming experience to consumers.
With a whole new Prince, storyline, open world environments, combat style, signature illustrative graphical style and the addition of Elika, a deadly new ally, Prince of Persia brings the franchise to new heights of deadly acrobatic, artistry.

Prince of Persia Download Features:
• A new hero emerges: Master the acrobatics, strategy and fighting tactics of the most agile warrior of all time. Grip fall down the face of a building, perform perfectly timed acrobatic combinations, and swing over canyons, buildings and anything that is reachable. This new rogue warrior must utilize all of his new skills, along with a whole new combat system, to battle Ahriman's corrupted lieutenants to heal the land from the dark Corruption and restore the light.
• A new epic journey begins: Escape to experience the new fantasy world of ancient Persia. Masterful storytelling and sprawling environments will deliver to action-adventure fans an experience that rivals even the best Hollywood movies.
• A new open world structure: A first for the Prince of Persia franchise - now you have the freedom to determine how the game evolves in this non-linear adventure. Players will decide how they unfold the storyline by choosing their path in the open-ended world.
• Emergence of a deadly new ally: History's greatest ally is revealed in the form of Elika, a dynamic AI companion who joins the Prince in his fight to save the world. Gifted with magical powers, she interacts with the player in combat, acrobatics and puzzle-solving, enabling the Prince to reach new heights of deadly high-flying artistry through special duo acrobatic moves or devastating fighting combo attack.

Requirements:
• Mac OS X v10.5.6 Leopard
• CPU: Intel Core Duo Processor
• 1024MB RAM
• Video card: ATI X1600 or better, NVIDIA 8600 or better
• Hard Drive: 8.01 GB
• Keyboard and mouse
• Optional controller (Supported: Logitech Rumblepad 2, Logitech Dual Action USB Controller)
Shaun White Snowboarding:
Enter a snowboarding world of total freedom. You can create your own experience in this game, and choose when, where, how and with whom you want to ride.
Developed in close collaboration with Olympic Gold Medalist Shaun White - the most successful snowboarder in the history of the sport - Shaun White Snowboarding is the next-gen game that redefines the action sports genre.

Shaun White Snowboarding Download Features:
• Open-World Mountains - Choose how you ride in open-world mountains across the world: Conquer the extreme peak conditions, create your own paths in the back country or compete with fellow riders in the terrain parks.
• Your Friends Are Always Around - Play in a world where your friends are always around. Do your own runs on mountains populated by real gamers, or join your friends for a quick session from anywhere in the mountains.
• More than Just Snowboarding - Have fun with your friends on and off the board: Throw snowballs, hike to access secret spots, film your friends doing ripping tricks. You can also upload your videos online to share with the world.
• Ride Your Way - Express yourself through tricks, riding styles and highly customizable avatars - both in single-player and in the online world. Use the intuitive dual analog control to pull off a huge variety of tricks that express your style.
• Next-Gen Technology - Built on the Assassin's Creed™ engine, this game creates a massive world with gorgeous visuals and realistic NPC interaction. This is also the first time a snowboarding game is completely driven by physics instead of animation.
• Authentic Snowboarding - Ubisoft has worked closely with Shaun White to infuse the gaming experience with authenticity, personality and humor. Shaun is a friend and mentor in the game, and will help you with your skills. And if you are deemed worthy, you may even be able to play as Shaun in the game...

Requirements:
• Mac OS X v10.5.6 Leopard or higher
• CPU: Intel Core Duo Processor
• 1024MB RAM
• Video card: ATI X1600 or better, NVIDIA 7300GT or better
• Hard Drive: 7.24 GB
• Keyboard and mouse
• Optional controller (Supported: Logitech Rumblepad 2, Logitech Dual Action USB Controller)
Prince of Persia is available for preorder for $49.99. Shaun White Snowboarding can be preordered for $29.99. To learn more click over to the links below.

Prince Of Persia
TransGaming
Ubisoft
Shaun White Snowboarding
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