505 Games has teamed up with Olympic superstar Michael Phelps to create Michael Phelps – Push the Limit, "one of the most realistic and intense sports simulation video games ever." Is it time to flood your living room?
When Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps is not winning gold medals, he is doing other things. Those recreational activities include playing video games among other things to help him chill out.
505 Games is creating a game based on Olympic swimmer extraodinaire Michael Phelps, but can swimming carry a video game? Probably not. That's where the pure action comes in.
505 Games has just announced a partnership with Olympic uber-swimmer Michael Phelps to develop video games for "next generation" consoles and the i-Phone, padding the sadly neglected swimming category of sports games.
Michael Phelps is both the winningest swimmer ever, and chummy enough with Activision to be given a box containing no copies of Call of Duty. Surely he should have his own game by now?