Feral Interactive today announced that SEGA® Superstars Tennis™ for the Mac will be released on October 17th. Developed by Sumo Digital Ltd., published by SEGA for consoles and inspired by two decades of SEGA history, SEGA Superstars Tennis sees 16 fan-favourite characters serving up extreme arcade tennis.
SEGA Superstars Tennis lets Sonic and the gang loose on courts inspired by SEGA’s iconic gameworlds, from a funky disco space station to an outrageous samba party. Every one of the 16 SEGA characters is equipped with a game-changing special move such as Sonic’s super speed, Dr. Eggman’s devastating bomb clusters and AiAi’s banana-shaped curve shots!
Players can hone their skills in quick matches or take on the grand challenge of Planet Superstars mode, a series of tournaments and mini games which include smashing zombies with well-aimed shots, making paintball graffiti and knocking giant monkey balls into a goal.
SEGA Superstars Tennis supports shared-screen multiplayer for up to four players, so players can take on their friends or team up for doubles. The game also supports a wide range of popular gamepads including the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 controllers.
“We’re delighted to see Sonic & Co come back on to the Mac with new balls,” said David Stephen, Managing Director of Feral Interactive.
SEGA Superstars Tennis for the Mac will retail in North America for US $14.99, £10.49 (inc. VAT) in the UK and €13.99 (inc. VAT) throughout Europe. When released, it will be available online for direct download from a variety of digital partner sites worldwide including the Feral Store ( https://store.feralinteractive.com ) and the Mac App Store. A mini-site dedicated to the game is available now at http://www.feralinteractive.com/en/mac-games/superstarstennis and a trailer can be found at http://www.youtube.com/user/feralinteractive .
Minimum system requirements call for a 1.8GHz Intel Mac with at least 4GB RAM, 256MB or better graphics card and Mac OS 10.7.5 or later. The following graphics cards are not supported: ATI X1xxx series, ATI HD2xxx series, Intel GMA series, NVIDIA 7xxx series, NVIDIA 8xxx series and NVIDIA 9400.
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About Feral Interactive
Feral Interactive is a leading publisher of games for the Macintosh platform, founded in 1996 and based in London, England. It is responsible for such Macintosh hits as The Lord of the Rings: War in the North, Tropico 4: Gold Edition, Napoleon: Total War - Gold Edition, XCOM: Enemy Unknown - Elite Edition, Sonic & SEGA All-Stars Racing, GRID™, LEGO® The Lord of the Rings, F1 2012™, Batman: Arkham City Game of the Year Edition, Sid Meier's Railroads!, LEGO Batman 2: DC Super Heroes, Empire: Total War - Gold Edition, Tomb Raider: Underworld, Deus Ex: Human Revolution - Ultimate Edition, BioShock 2, Tropico 3: Gold Edition, Batman: Arkham Asylum, Borderlands and Rome: Total War Gold Edition. Please visit our website at http://feralinteractive.com , find us on Twitter at http:/www.twitter.com/feralinteractive or on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/feralinteractive .
About SEGA® of America, Inc.
SEGA® of America, Inc. is the American arm of Tokyo, Japan-based SEGA Corporation, a worldwide leader in interactive entertainment both inside and outside the home. The company develops, publishes and distributes interactive entertainment software products for a variety of hardware platforms including PC, wireless devices, and those manufactured by Nintendo, Microsoft and Sony Computer Entertainment. SEGA’s global website site is located at www.sega.com .
About SEGA® Europe Ltd.
SEGA® Europe Ltd. is the European Distribution arm of Tokyo, Japan-based SEGA® Corporation, and a worldwide leader in interactive entertainment both inside and outside the home. The company develops and distributes interactive entertainment software products for a variety of hardware platforms including PC, wireless devices, and those manufactured by Nintendo, Microsoft and Sony Computer Entertainment Europe. SEGA’s global website site is located at www.sega.com .
About Sumo Digital Ltd.
Sumo Digital Ltd is an independent game development studio based in Sheffield, UK, currently employing 120+ experienced development staff, many of whom have been working together for the last 12 years. Sumo is licensed to develop on all the leading gaming platforms.