Username
Password
  
Michael Phelps: Push the Limit

Michael Phelps - Push the Limit Set to Make a Splash on Kinect

Written By
View author's profile

Have you ever sat and thought that what Kinect really needs is a swimming game? Neither have we, but clearly someone has, as publisher 505 Games has announced that Blitz Games is developing Michael Phelps - Push the Limit for Kinect.

Putting you in the tight Speedo trunks and swim cap of an up-and-coming swimmer, you'll rise through the ranks to eventually take on celebrated swimming star Michael Phelps and hopefully beat him. Utilising a high-speed Phantom HD camera to capture Phelps' movements in incredible detail at 1000 frames-per-second, the game aims to replicate the sport in all its intricacy. Seriously.

Touted as an intense and realistic simulation of swimming, you'll need to master a range of swimming techniques, which to the casual observer will likely make you look like a complete mental case in the middel of your living room. Still, if it helps improve your swimming and has you working up a sweat, Push the Limit could be an interesting prospect for Kinect.

“Push the Limit is a fun, innovative, and physical way to game that is complete with elements that will challenge serious gamers, swimmers and casual fans,” said Phelps. “I’m really excited to help bring a one-of-a-kind swimming video game to the market that is reflective of my competitive nature and passion for swimming.  This definitely isn’t your typical video game; much like my training in the pool, Push the Limit is about improving and mastering every race element - from controlling your adrenaline on the block to perfectly timing your finish."

There's certainly nothing else like it, that's for sure. We'll be able to find out whether that's a good thing or not when Michael Phelps - Push the Limit dives off the starting block in June 2011. Check out the first trailer and screens right here. Splash!








 
 

User Comments
 

You need to register before being able to post comments.

 


 
Game Info
Developer:
Blitz Games
Publisher:
505 Games
Genre:

Release:

US October 11, 2011

Collection:33
Wishlist:23
 
 
Screenshots
 
 
Videos
 
 
MyAchievements
You need to log in or register to use MyAchievements.
 
 
Related News
 
 
Rating
   

0  


48


0

You need to log in or register to rate games.

User Score is based on 10 user ratings.